Cimpean, Raluca Lucia.

The JFK Image : Profiles in Docudrama - Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014. - 1 online resource (207 p.) - eBooks on Demand Film and History . - Film and History .

Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: The JFK Image: Cultural Schemata; 1 Kennedy's Mythic Terrain; 2 Kennedy Hagiography; 3 Kennedy Iconoclasm; Part II: JFK Docudramas: John F. Kennedy's Posthumous Cinematic Career; 4 The Kennedy Leadership; 5 The Kennedy Assassination; 6 Kennedy Nostalgia; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; About the Author

This volume examines various representation of John F. Kennedy on film, from fictionalized accounts of his wartime exploits-PT-109 (1963)-to his presidency, his assassination, and his legacy. With a focus on docudramas, the book looks at how such films keep the myth of Kennedy and Camelot alive.

9781442243095 112.49 (UA)


Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- In motion pictures.
Memory -- Political aspects -- United States.
Motion pictures and history.


Electronic books.

E842.9 .C56 2014

973.922092