This mini-series looks at the early years of America’s most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress. Based on Nigel Hamilton’s New York Times best-selling biography, JFK: Reckless Youth follows a young Kennedy as he makes the decisions that will shape his future: 35th President of the United States. Mischievous college student, competitive younger brother of Joe Jr., overseas traveller, Dutch journalist Inga Arvad’s lover, and commander of PT 109, this critically-acclaimed miniseries is a vivid, rich portrait of a President in the making.
Director: Harry Winer.
Writers: William Broyles Jr (teleplay), Nigel Hamilton (book).
Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Terry Kinney, Loren Dean, Yolanda Jilot, Robin Tunney, Andrew Lowery, Stan Cahill, Claire Forlani, Malachy McCourt, James Rebhorn, Diana Scarwid, Natalie Radford, Cedric Smith, Greg Spottiswood, Andrew Miller, Barry Morse.