John F. Kennedy
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This 53-minute documentary presents footage of Jack and Bobby handling a 1963 conflict with Governor George Wallace at the University of Alabama. The video showcases the decision-making processes that characterized the Kennedy White House.
Zapruder's infamous footage of the Kennedy assassination is presented here in frame-by-frame detail. The DVD provides a timeline for the events of November 22nd as well as background information on the history of Zapruder's video recording.
For a semi-biographical take on Kennedy's presidency and assassination, Oliver Stone's 1991 three-hour film is surprisingly engaging, disturbing, and thought provoking.
The History Channel's well-received documentary examines all aspects of John F. Kennedy: his personal life, his political struggles, his health, and his tragic death. With interviews from government officials and historians alike, this is a documentary tailor-made for JFK fanatics.
If you'd like to revisit the Cuban Missile Crisis as a political thriller starring Kevin Costner, rent this. Though the director takes some creative license with the plot, the film stays mostly true to actual events.