The Kennedys in Crisis


60m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Documentary produced in 1963 by Robert Drew about the showdown between Alabama Governor George Wallace and President John F. Kennedy over the integration of the University of Alabama. Wallace vows to stand in the schoolhouse door to block the registration of two black students, Vivian Malone and Jam

Film Details

Also Known As
CNN Perspectives (06/07/98), Kennedys in Crisis
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary produced in 1963 by Robert Drew about the showdown between Alabama Governor George Wallace and President John F. Kennedy over the integration of the University of Alabama. Wallace vows to stand in the schoolhouse door to block the registration of two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and President Kennedy are committed to upholding a federal court order that demands the admission of the students.

Film Details

Also Known As
CNN Perspectives (06/07/98), Kennedys in Crisis
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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