November 22, 1963 – a date burned into the collective American memory. Few events have been more scrutinized than the minutes and hours leading up to – and following – the fatal bullets fired by Lee Harvey Oswald that killed President Kennedy.
While the assassination of President Kennedy has been analyzed repeatedly from every angle, a new documentary following of the events of November 22 offers a more human perspective. JFK: The Final Hours, narrated by Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Bill Paxton, explores the final day of JFK’s life in its minutiae: the people he interacted with, the hotel where he ate breakfast, his flight to Dallas. The film collects first-hand accounts from the people who interacted with JFK that last day, from Congressmen to schoolchildren watching his speech, for an in-depth treatment of the fatefully tragic day in American history.
Watch archival footage of JFK’s speech in San Antonio the morning of Nov. 22:
Catch the premiere of JFK: The Final Hours tonight at 8P.