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TV guide to Kennedy assassination

By David Martindale
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Killing Kennedy
Kent Eanes - AP
Rob Lowe plays President John F. Kennedy and Ginnifer Goodwin is Jackie Kennedy in "Killing Kennedy." The film, based on Fox News host Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard’s book by the same name, airs Nov. 10 on National Geographic Channel.

“Killing Kennedy” (8 p.m. Nov. 10, National Geographic Channel): The film charts the highs and lows of two men whose lives would eventually intersect with two murders that stunned a nation.

“Capturing Oswald” (10 p.m. Nov. 12, Military Channel): Retired Dallas Police homicide detectives and officers provide account of the investigation that had JFK’s alleged assassin in custody within 90 minutes of the shooting.

“Cold Case JFK” (9 p.m. Nov. 13, PBS): “NOVA” and experts use technology to review the evidence.

“Kennedy’s Suicide Bomber” (8 p.m. Nov. 17, Smithsonian Channel): Rare manuscripts, court documents and witnesses reveal the largely untold story of Richard Pavlick, who stalked and plotted to kill President-elect Kennedy in Palm Beach, Fla., in December 1960.

“The Day Kennedy Died” (9 p.m. Nov. 17, Smithsonian Channel): This documentary, from acclaimed director Leslie Woodhead “9/11: Day That Changed the World”) and narrated by Kevin Spacey, chronicles the tragic day.

“JFK: The Lost Tapes” (7 p.m. Nov. 21, Discovery Channel): Newly released government tapes from Air Force One, combined with digitally remastered audio from the Dallas police and radio recordings of reporters, offer intimate account of what happened after the assassination.

“Faces of November” (11:45 p.m. Nov. 21, Turner Classic Movies): The last fourth of documentary filmmaker Robert Drew’s films about Kennedy, focusing on the assassination, released in 1964. At 8 p.m., Drew’s other JFK documentaries.

“Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live” (10 p.m. Nov. 22, History): A minute-by-minute account of the final two days of Oswald’s life.

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