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The Kennedys of Massachusetts is a 1990 TV miniseries that aired on ABC. Focusing mainly on the fifty-four year marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. The events depicted in the series are based upon the book by Doris Kearns Goodwin titled The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys : An American Saga. The series aired across three nights, an earned an Emmy and Golden Globe.

Series Cast

  1. Annette O'Toole

    Annette O'Toole

    Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

    3 Episodes

  2. William Petersen

    William Petersen

    Joseph P. 'Joe' Kennedy, Sr.

    3 Episodes

  3. Casey Affleck

    Casey Affleck

    Robert Kennedy

    3 Episodes

  4. Madolyn Smith Osborne

    Madolyn Smith Osborne

    Gloria Swanson

    3 Episodes

  5. Josef Sommer

    Josef Sommer

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    3 Episodes

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Season 1

1990 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of The Kennedys of Massachusetts premiered on February 18, 1990.

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The Kennedys of Massachusetts


Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 120m, 360m



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