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The Kennedys After Camelot is an American Mini Series based on the book After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to Present by J Randy Taraborreli.

A follow up to The Kennedys, it deals with the Kennedy family struggling to move on from the deaths of John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, and the legal troubles of Ted Kennedy.

Marks the return of Katie Holmes as Jackie with Matthew Perry, Alexander Siddig, and Kristen Hager.

It aired in April 2017 on Reelz.

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  • The Cameo: In the beginning of the series, Barry Pepper makes an appearance as Robert F. Kennedy as he is going through the kitchen after winning the California Primary and is shot and is later taken off support.
  • Curse: Discussed as Ted is reading a newspaper which says that the family may be cursed but Jackie dismisses it, saying that Ted has to take responsibility for his actions.
  • Historical Domain Character:
    • Jacqueline Kennedy, who is dealing with her remarriage to Aristotle Onassis and the lose of Bobby.
    • Ted Kennedy, youngest brother of the Kennedy brothers, who struggles with being in the shadows of his older brothers and with his involvement with a car crash that killed a young woman.
    • Rose Kennedy, the matriarch of the Kennedy family.
  • Period Piece: Takes places from the sixties to nineties.
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