Years of lightning, day of drums

United States, 1964

Film
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Gregory Peck narrates this film about John F. Kennedy’s two years and ten months in the White House. His goals and achievements are contrasted with scenes of the world in mourning after his assassination while visiting the town of Dallas, Texas.

Credits

director

George Stevens Jr

Language

English

Duration

01:23:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30712

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Assassination

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Assassination

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Politicians - Biography

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Politicians - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Presidents

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States. President (1961-1963 : Kennedy)

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → Assassination

History → History

History → Kennedy, John F., (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

History → Presidents

History → United States - History - 20th century

History → United States. President (1961-1963 : Kennedy)

People → Kennedy, John F., (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

People → Politicians - Biography

People → Presidents

People → United States. President (1961-1963 : Kennedy)

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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