MOVIE OF THE WEEK: THE JOURNEY OF ROBERT F. KENNEDY (TV)

Summary

A documentary, incorporating footage and still photographs, of the political career of the late Senator. Covers Kennedy's managing of brother John's successful campaigns for Senate and Presidency and his distress over John's assassination; notes his difficulties as U.S. Atty. Gen. under Johnson and successful Senate campaign. Continues with his embrace of the political protest of the late 1960's and his late entry in the 1968 Presidential campaign.

Continues with Kennedy's participation in the 1968 Presidential campaign, including his primary victories in Indiana and Nebraska and loss in Oregon. Includes coverage of the night of the California Primary Election when Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Includes commercials.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: February 17, 1970 Tuesday 8:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:09:03
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0549
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Assassination
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV series, 1969-1972
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CREDITS

    • David L. Wolper … Executive Producer
    • David Seltzer … Producer
    • William T. Cartwright … Associate Producer
    • Gabriel Bayz … Associate Producer
    • Mel Stuart … Director
    • Arthur Schlesinger … Writer
    • Elmer Bernstein … Music by
    • John Huston … Narrator
    • Lyndon B. Johnson
    • John F. Kennedy
    • Robert F. Kennedy