Irish-American Documentaries or Docudramas

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"Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy" (1992) (90 min) (documentary) Dir: Danny Scheehter & Barbara Kopple -Examines the evidence and the theories of who killed JFK.

"Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy" (1981) (150 min) (docudrama) Jaclyn Smith, James Franciscus, Rod Taylor, Stephen Elliot, Claudette Nevins, Donald Moffat Dir: Stephen Gethers -Jackie's life up to the JFK assassination.

"JFK Assassination - The Jim Garrison Tapes" (1992) (90 min) (documentary) Dir: John Barbour -According to Oliver Stone, the perfect companion movie to his "JFK" film. Former Prosecutor Jim Garrison makes his case against the CIA and explains why he believes the jury did not convict the CIA agent that he placed on trial for the murder of President John F. Kennedy.

"The JFK Conspiracy" (1991) (98 min) (documentary) -made for TV. -Includes footage on the House Select Committee on Assassinations.

"JFK: Reckless Youth" (1993) (182 min) (docudrama) Patrick Dempsey, Terry Kinney, Loren Dean, Diana Scarwid, Yolanda Jilot, Robin Tunney, Andrew Lowery, Stan Cahill, James Rebhorn, Malachy McCourt Dir: Harry Winer -JFK goes from prep school to the U.S. Navy to politics.

"JFK Remembered" (1988) (54 min) (documentary) -The 1000-day presidential term is reviewed.

"John F. Kennedy, Years of Lightning, Day of Dreams" (1964) (85min) (Documentary) Dir: Bruce Herschensohn -Documentary of the life of JFK, originally commissioned by the United States Information Agency.

"Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye" (1977) (90 min) (docudrama) Paul Rudd, Kevin Conway, William Prince, Burgess Meredith, Tom Berenger, Brian Dennehy, Kenneth McMillan Dir: Gilbert Cates -JFK's run for his first political office in 1946 in a campaign in Boston.

"Who Didn't Kill...JFK" (1990) (60 min) (documentary) Dir: Jim Marrs -Jim Marrs is the author of the book entitled "Crossfire" -Film exposes the photos of Oswald with a rifle in his backyard as forgeries to vilify Oswald in public opinion. The high quality of the forgeries and their coming to light immediately following the assassination suggest a sophisticated conspiracy.

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