Episode 9: Sunset in Saigon

Kennedy finally winds down the unpopular war in Vietnam, but is forced to make a political ultimatum that will have far-reaching global consequences.

Episode 8: Doctors Scandal

Disclosures of JFK’s health history and cover-ups of his drug use create a nationwide scandal that seriously threatens the Kennedy agenda and presidential legacy.

Episode 7: Two Summers

Setbacks in race relations in the U.S., coupled with the ongoing agony in Vietnam, make the summers of 1965 and 1966 especially trying ones for Americans.

Episode 6: Decision on Vietnam

In spring 1965, Kennedy finally faces the deadly decision he’s avoided: is Vietnam worth the blood and treasure of a full-scale military commitment?

Episode 5: Stilettos in Moscow

In Moscow in 1964, an ambitious and conniving KGB bureaucrat engineers the perfect coup to overthrow Nikita Khrushchev and attain supreme power in the Soviet Union.

Episode 4: The 1964 Election

John F. Kennedy rolls the dice on re-election amid violence in Vietnam, chaos in the Civil Rights movement and an uncertain Republican challenger.

Episode 3: A Distant Corner of Asia

With America’s limited strategy in Vietnam going increasingly awry, President Kennedy feels intense pressure to escalate the conflict with direct U.S. involvement.

Episode 2: Civil Rights Stalemate

John F. Kennedy, distracted by other issues, fails to provide the push needed to get landmark equality legislation passed, leading to a power shift in the civil rights movement.

Episode 1: Near Miss in Dallas

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy survives an assassination attempt in Dallas, Texas by a deranged Communist extremist, which changes his personal and political priorities.


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.