JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala

  • 2017
  • TV Show
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Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and Gene Kelly are among the performers in this 1961 gala celebratng the president inauguration of John F. Kennedy. The special, which didn't air due to a blizzard knocking out power in D.C., is enhanced with color and black-and-white footage from the Kennedy years as well as i (more…)

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Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and Gene Kelly are among the performers in this 1961 gala celebratng the president inauguration of John F. Kennedy. The special, which didn't air due to a blizzard knocking out power in D.C., is enhanced with color and black-and-white footage from the Kennedy years as well as insights from historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Rosalind Wyman, who helped organize the gala. Phylicia Rashad hosts.

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