LOCAL NEWS
6:27 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

JFK Before He Became The Charismatic Character We Remember

Credit WGBH News

This month marks 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

For a country captivated by the charismatic president, his death came as profound shock. But before Camelot, there was another JFK. A raw 29-year-old running in his first election,  and victory in the 1946 Congressional primary was far from assured.

Guest Susan Bellows produced the American Experience documentary "JFK."

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