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Author Cimpean, Raluca Lucia, 1981-

Title The JFK image : profiles in docudrama / Raluca Lucia Cimpean
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
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Series Film and history
Film and history (Lanham, Md.)
Contents Part I -- Docudrama: history enacted -- Part II -- The JFK image: cultural schemata -- Kennedy's mythic terrain: the new frontier -- Kennedy hagiography: Camelot on film -- Kennedy iconoclasm: Camelot-inside-out -- Part III -- JFK docudramas: John F. Kennedy's posthumous cinematic career -- The Kennedy leadership -- The Kennedy assassination -- Kennedy nostalgia -- Conclusion
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject 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.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442243090 (electronic bk.)
9781442243095 (electronic bk.)