JFK nearly died in World War II - Kennedy
As the war in the pacific raged on, future president John F Kennedy served as a member of the US Navy. But, one fateful night almost saw the end of the young president to be. 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.