New Delhi: To mark the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Discovery Channel features special programmes offering new investigative reports and a fresh perspective surrounding the mystery of his death.
Starting at 5PM, the narrative will revolve around the President’s most powerful advisor and closest confidant – the White House chief of staff – in THE PRESIDENT’S GATEKEEPERS. At 7PM, viewers will witness multiple accounts of Kennedy’s assassination in JFK: THE LOST TAPES and at 8PM, CAPTURING OSWALD will reveal the brilliant police work behind the capture of assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
Announcing the line-up, Rahul Johri, Senior Vice President and General Manager – South Asia and Head of Revenue, Pan-Regional Ad Sales and Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said, “With these three special premieres, Discovery Channel continues its promise to bring for its Indian viewerssubjects of deep interest and worldwide relevance.”
The White House chief of staff shapes the President’s agenda, turns policies into reality and passes a judgment on the President’s noblest ideas and riskiest schemes. THE PRESIDENT’S GATEKEEPERSexplores the fascinating and untold story of this unique fraternity and the Presidents they serve. Spanning a jaw-dropping 50 years and 9 administrations, the programme will pull back the curtains on the inner workings of the Oval Office.
Viewers will discover the secret aftermath of Watergate – a secret that nearly derailed Dick Cheney’s career – and a crisis, according to George W. Bush’s chief Joshua Bolten, that was more frightening than the attacks of 9/11. The programme will also reveal the unexpected threat on the day of Obama’s inauguration, and what led Obama’s chief Bill Daley to fear that the Osama Bin Laden Mission was in jeopardy.
On Friday, November 22nd, 2013, watch the special programme on John F. Kennedy from 5PM to 8PM, only on Discovery Channel.