Civil Rights (USA)

The Vernon Johns Story (1994)
Father of Civil Rights Movement; predecessor of King in Montgomery, AL
Separate but Equal (1991)
Legal challenge of school segregation by NAACP lawyer Thurgood Marshall and others
Keep the Faith, Baby (2002)
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. pushes integration in New York State and elsewhere
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
The story of the woman who did not give up her seat for a white man and started the Montgomery bus boycott
Boycott (2001)
Martin Luther King. Jr. (Jeffrey Wright) organizes the bus boycott
King (1978)
Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Montgomery Bus Boycott; Whoopi Goldberg
Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
Clifton Powell as MLK in 1965 in Selma, Alabama where a police riot occurred on a peaceful march, which garnered a lot of sympathy for the movement
Selma (2014)
Police riot that helped the civil rights movement by showing the brutality of southern governments and police
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Fictional story of long range view of race relations starting with the Civil War and ending in the 1960s
Malcolm X (1992)
Opposite views to Martin Luther King; Spike Lee; Denzel Washington
Freedom Song (2000)
Civil rights struggle in little town in Mississippi
Murder in Mississippi (1990)
Victims of the Mississippi's racist system: Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Murder of 3 civil rights workers in Mississippi, summer of 1964
Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (1975)
Racists kill three civil rights workers Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman
Undercover with the KKK (1979)
The murder of Viola Luizzo, a civil rights volunteer from Detroit in Alabama who had five children back home in Michigan (March 1965)
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Trial of the man who assassinated Mississippi NAACP organizer Medgar Evers
The Klansman (1974)
The KKK is up in arms when white and blacks want to march in a civil rights demonstration in their town in Alabama
Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
First black man to desegregate professional baseball
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
His protest of Army race policy
42 (2013)
Jackie Robinson story
Heat Wave (1990)
Los Angeles Watts riots of 1965
Panther (1995)
Black panthers, radical black power movement
Riot (1997)
Good movie about four interrelated stories of people harmed by the L.A. riots of 1992 following the innocent verdicts in the trial of the policemen who beat black Rodney King
The Blind Side (2009)
A rich, southern white family takes in a huge black student who can really play football (showing that things really haven't changed that much in the South)
Jasper, Texas (2003)
An African-American man is dragged behind a truck by three white men until he is dead in Jasper, east Texas, USA

JFK (1961-1963)

JFK – Reckless Youth (1993)
The young John Fitzgerald Kennedy
PT-109 (1963)
Jack Kennedy commands a PT boat in the Pacific
Kennedy (1983)
Presidency of John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Parkland (2013)
Aftermath of Kennedy assassination at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas
JFK (1991)
Oliver Stone's conspiracy version of the assassination of Kennedy
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (2000)
TV movie of wife of President John Kennedy
A Woman Named Jackie (1991)
Three-part series: the Bouvier, the Kennedy and the Onassis years
Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988)
Biography of Greek Aristotle Onassis who became one of the world's most wealthiest men
Power and Beauty (2002)
Kennedy and an affair with Judy Exner
Sugartime (1995)
Mobster Sam Giancana, another lover of Marilyn Monroe, woos singer Phyllis McGuire of the McGuire sisters
The Good Shepherd (2006)
The early history of the American CIA up to the early 1960s
Bridge of Spies (2015)
The spy airplane of American pilot Francis Gary Powers is shot down & an Am. lawyer is recruited to exchange Powers for a Russian spy
O.S.S. (1946)
The American secret war service blows up railroad lines in France (starring Alan Ladd)
Ruby (1992)
Jack Ruby, killer of JFK's assassin (& involved with mobsters)
Sinatra (1992)
Another one involved with mobsters and the Kennedys
Hoffa (1992)
Teamster union leader & deep enemy of Robert Kennedy probing corruption turns up missing
Act of Vengeance (1986)
Jock Yablonski challenges President of United Mine Workers Tony Boyle
The Ugly American (1963)
Supposed explanation of why other nations saw US in negative light
RFK (2002)
Story of Robert Francis Kennedy after the death of his brother JFK
Ukroshcheniye ognya (1972)
Space Program under Kennedy
Biopic of Sergei Korolev, developer of Russian space industry leading to the launching of Sputnik in 1957
Space Race (2005)
Space Program under Kennedy
TV series about early race into space between Werner von Braun on the American team and Sergi Pavlovich Korolev on the Russian team that ended scores of lives
I Aim at the Stars (1960)
Space Program under Kennedy
Nazi-Germany scientist who was important in the early space program for the United States
October Sky (1999)
Space Program under Kennedy
Reaction to Sputnik, Russian space satellite
The Right Stuff (1983)
Space Program under Kennedy
Story of early astronauts John Glenn, Allan Carpenter, etc.
Apollo 13 (1995)
Space Program under Kennedy
Story of the near disaster in space in 1970
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Space Program under Kennedy
Tom Hanks; whole NASA history