Crisis behind a presidential commitment / produced by ABC News ; a film by Robert Drew ; executive producer, Robert Drew ; producer, Gregory Shuker ; filmmakers, Richard Leacock ... [et al.].

Format: DVD 2003
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Shows rare footage of Kennedy in the Oval Office and documents the showdown between President Kennedy and Governor George Wallace over the integration of the University of Alabama in June, 1963. Includes Faces of November, reactions to Kennedy's death.
- Released in time for the 40th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination: November 22, 1963.- From award-winning filmmaker Robert Drew, and filmed by luminaries in the documentary film profession including DA Pennebaker and Richard Leacock.- Includes the film Faces of November, a view of reactions to President Kennedy's death on November 22, 1963.
Extras: Includes bonus film: Faces of November (12 min.) / a film by Robert Drew ; by ABC News ; producer, Gregory Shuker ; executive producer, Robert Drew ; correspondent, Tom Johnston ; photography, James Lipscomb, Sid Reichman, Al Wertheimer ; editor, De Nosworthy. Originally produced in 1963. This documentary film captures the reactions in the faces of Americans who came to Washington D.C. to honor their slain president. Commentary track
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Additional Information
Series Robert Drew collection.
Subjects Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963.
Kennedy, Robert F., -- 1925-1968.
Wallace, George C. -- (George Corley), -- 1919-1998.
Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963 -- Death and burial.
University of Alabama.
Civil rights -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
College integration -- Alabama -- History.
Segregation in higher education -- Alabama -- History.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969.
Publisher [New York?] : New York, NY :Docurama ;2003
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video,
Edition Full screen.
Contributors Drew, Robert, 1924-2014.
Shuker, Gregory.
Leacock, Richard.
Lipscomb, James.
Proferes, Nicholas T.
Nosworthy, De.
Johnston, Tom (Journalist)
Reichman, Sidney.
Wertheimer, Al.
ABC News.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Participants/Performers Narrator, James Lipscomb.
Other Contributors Editing assistants, Nicholas Proferes, De Nosworthy.
Language English
Notes "This film was preserved by The Academy Film Archive."
Originally broadcast as a television motion picture in 1963.
System Details DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0767057589
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