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The Center for Politics at the University of Virginia

This is the House that Jack Built

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the documentary This Is The House That Jack Built chronicles his early years and examines his lasting legacy. This hour-long film touches on familiar themes of JFK’s life, his ascent to the presidency, his mistakes and triumphs. It also explores new and little-known stories, some that surfaced after the publication of Larry Sabato’s book The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy.

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