AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL COMMEMORATES ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY'S ASSASSINATION WITH A "DAY OF JFK"
(Silver Spring, Md.) - On November 22, 1963, the world stood still as news broke that U.S. President John F. Kennedy had been fatally shot while traveling with his wife, Jackie, in a presidential motorcade in Dallas, Texas. On the 52nd anniversary of this tragic event, American Heroes Channel (AHC) is dedicating an entire day of programming to honor the late president's life and legacy with its first-ever DAY OF JFK. Featuring encores of programs centered on Kennedy's intrepid actions, the DAY OF JFK will celebrate President Kennedy's life and the key moments that shaped his storied presidency on Sunday, November 22, starting at 12 PM ET.
The DAY OF JFK programming line-up is as follows:
CIA DECLASSIFIED: CASTRO AND THE COLD CREAM
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 12 PM ET
1959, Fidel Castro is a growing threat to the U.S. It's decided he should be terminated. But who can do it? This is the true story of how the CIA turned his lover into a deadly assassin and sent her on a mission to kill their formidable enemy.
CASTRO: THE WORLD'S MOST WATCHED MAN
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 1 PM ET
Notorious across the globe as one of the most controversial political figures in history, Cuban ruler Fidel Castro has lived an intriguing life under the watch of millions. CASTRO: THE WORLD'S MOST WATCHED MAN looks at the life of Fidel Castro through the eyes of the spies who have observed him for over a half-century.
COMMANDER IN CHIEF: KENNEDY AND THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 2 PM ET
For thirteen days in October 1962, the U.S. and the Soviet Union stood on the brink of nuclear war. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how President John F. Kennedy resisted the forces pushing him towards war and how he saved the world from total destruction.
JFK: THE RUBY CONNECTION
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 3 PM ET
New evidence emerges when eye witnesses go back to the scene where President Kennedy's alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was murdered by Jack Ruby. Recreating that fateful day in detail, rare footage addresses conspiracy theories about Ruby's real motivation for murder.
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 4 PM ET
Explore the assassination of President Kennedy as it's never been done before -- through the brilliant work of the men who caught Lee Harvey Oswald, the officers of the Dallas Police Department.
JFK: THE LOST TAPES
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 5 PM ET
This is the story of President Kennedy's assassination, now told through the unique perspective of newly released government tapes, audio recordings from the Dallas Police, and the eyes and radio recordings of reporters who were there that day.
ONE GIANT LEAP
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 6 PM ET
ONE GIANT LEAP chronicles the tragedies, fears, and pressures of the 1960s space race. During a time when violence and turmoil dominated headlines, this hour-long special highlights the remarkable story of our nation's landmark mission to the moon.
DID THE MOB KILL JFK?
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 7 PM ET
DID THE MOB KILL JFK? is a riveting one-hour documentary that presents compelling evidence supporting the theory that the mob was behind JFK's assassination. The program features a never-before-seen interview with an FBI informant who shared a prison cell with a mafia kingpin who confessed to orchestrating the president's murder.
JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 8 PM ET
JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR examines startling new evidence surrounding JFK's assassination, using 21st century forensics to recreate the fatal shot - yielding surprising results.
THE KENNEDY DETAIL
Encores Sunday, November 22 at 9 PM ET
For years the men of President Kennedy's Secret Service detail have kept silent about that terrible day in Dallas, but now they've gathered back at the scene of the assassination to speak out for the very first time.
About American Heroes Channel
American Heroes Channel (AHC) is a network from Discovery Communications that tells timeless stories in which a challenge appears - be it a situation or a villain - and a hero arises. Currently in nearly 60 million homes, AHC provides a rare glimpse into major events that shaped our world, visionary leaders and unexpected heroes who made a difference, and the great defenders of our freedom. For more information, please visit AHCtv.com, facebook.com/AHCtelevision, or Twitter.com/AHC_TV . American Heroes Channel is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-tv programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.