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How a young JFK helped Britain prepare for WWII - Kennedy


As a young man, JFK spent time living in Britain alongside his father, the US ambassador in Britain. As war loomed on the horizon, Kennedy embarked on an intelligence gathering journey across Europe and the Middle East. To mark the 60th anniversary of his assassination, this eight-hour event explores the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Featuring new interviews with more than 100 Kennedy family members, historians, biographers, politicians and other figures, this series takes an intimate look at JFK's early years, his time in World War II, his journey onto the political scene and the dramatic twists and turns of his presidency.