Was it a Mafia hit? Or was its genesis more global, such as the conflicts with the Soviet Union or Cuba’s Castro? Even more insidious – was it an inside job? The debate over the circumstances surrounding the assassination of the 35th American President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, has fuelled conspiracy theories for more than four decades. On the 46th anniversary of JFK’s death, Discovery Channel and Discovery Civilization each present two back-to-back specials exploring the newest forensic and film evidence; the collision course between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald; and the intoxicating combination of power, politics and conspiracy. On Discovery Civilization, JFK: ALTERED STATESMAN premieres Sun., Nov. 22 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT, followed by JFK: THE CONSPIRACY MYTHS at 11 p.m. ET/12 a.m. PT.
Sunday, November 22 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT on Discovery Civilization
This extraordinary political biography reveals JFK’s secret psychological history. JFK: ALTERED STATESMAN offers a combustible and gripping mix of power, insanity and narcotics, casting new light on 20th century Camelot.
JFK: THE CONSPIRACY MYTHS
Sunday, November 22 at 11 p.m. ET/12 a.m. PT on Discovery Civilization
Even after 46 years, the assassination of President Kennedy remains the subject of intense speculation and conspiracy. Government investigations have provided the American public with few answers. JFK: THE CONSPIRACY MYTHS recounts the dramatic events in Dealey Plaza, exploring the web of conspiracy theories.
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