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The Kennedys' Irish Mafia

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Summary

Conclusion of the two-part documentary revealing how Irish descendants played key roles in the political successes of Jack and John F Kennedy. The programme focuses on how JFK's key strategists supported him in office, through the Cuban Missile Crisis, the death of baby Patrick and his historic visit to Ireland, until his assassination in 1963. The group then served in the Lyndon B Johnson administration, before assisting Bobby Kennedy in his ill-fated 1968 presidential campaign.

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