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JFK: A President Betrayed (2013)

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that reveals how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Alex Akalovsky Alex Akalovsky ... Himself
Günter Bischof Günter Bischof ... Himself
Andrea Cousins Andrea Cousins ... Herself
Candis Cousins Candis Cousins ... Herself
Sid Davis Sid Davis ... Himself
Dan Fenn Dan Fenn ... Himself
Morgan Freeman ... Narrator
James Galbraith James Galbraith ... Himself
William Vanden Heuvel ... Himself
Thomas Hughes Thomas Hughes ... Himself
Frederick Kempe Frederick Kempe ... Himself
John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Sergei Khrushchev ... Himself
Peter Kornbluh Peter Kornbluh ... Himself
Warren Kozak Warren Kozak ... Himself
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Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that reveals how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev and Fidel Castro and was determined to get out of Vietnam despite intense opposition inside his own government. Written by Agora Productions

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Interesting but like JFK flawed in many ways.
28 February 2018 | by apjcSee all my reviews

JFK is one of those people from near history that have attained an aura beyond their true standing. He was not betrayed, stabbed by the senate in the Roman sense or misled in any way by advisors. He was a glamour President, but President none the less, all events portrayed pertain to his final decision. Did he want peace, yes, but he was quite prepared to wage war by proxy. Bay of pigs and early Vietnam were his choice At the start he was a novice, sometimes a little naive in regard to Realpolitik, but he learned. His greatest hour will always be the Cuban missile crisis. But remember he was supported and advised at that time by many who this lopsided documentary suggest betrayed him. He had potential to be a great President, unfortunately he became a legend instead.


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