JFK REMEMBERED: 50 YEARS LATER Ultimate Collectors Edition Set for November 12 Release
JFK Remembered: 50 Years Later - a new documentary from Robert Kline, the producer and director of the well-received 2008 documentary The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings - will be included in the bonus material for the JFK 50 Year Commemorative Ultimate Collector's Editionbeing released November 12 on Blu-ray by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The new documentary will also be available individually.
Fifty years after his assassination on November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy remains as vital and compelling as when he was first elected. The Kline documentary reacquaints us with the first Irish-Catholic president and the youngest in U.S. history, offering images and personalities frozen in time. From Kennedy's nomination at the 1960 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles to his election in November 8, 1960; from his inspiring inaugural address to The Bay of Pigs; from civil rights struggles to space exploration; from the Berlin Wall appearance to his leadership during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy ranks among the great presidents in the history of the United States.
Robert D. Kline has produced or directed over 1,000 television, big screen and DVD projects. In the 1960s, he produced Firing Line with William F. Buckley, Jr. He is the former Vice President of Production at 20th Century-Fox and co-founder of Lifetime Television. He produced Oliver Stone's Golden Globe-winning filmHeaven & Earth. Kline's course at USC, "Terrorism and Genocide" evolved into a Discovery Channel series: Terrorism: A World in Shadows. Other directing and producing projects include Operation Desert Storm with General Colin Powell andOperation Enduring Freedom, a documentary on 9/11; and a series for Showtime/The Movie Channel called First Works, about acclaimed directors of our time, Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, and others. Kline is also the producer/director of Ronald Reagan: An American Journey (2012); Betty White: The Wonderful World of Animals (2011); The Clintons: An American Odyssey (2011).