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The Kennedy Who Changed the World

Bill Clinton, Nicole Scherzinger and members of the Kennedy family reveal how JFK’s sister Eunice used sport to change the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.

This is the story of how one woman from America's most famous family changed with world through sport.

Bill Clinton, Nicole Scherzinger and members of the Kennedy family reveal how JFK's sister Eunice, inspired by a tragedy in her own family, began Special Olympics more than 50 years ago. Clare Balding tells how Eunice defied her own father and overcame ignorance and prejudice to begin a movement which swept the world.

Featuring stories of Special Olympians from across the globe over the last five decades, this documentary shows the power of sport, the
triumph of determination over discrimination and the persistence of one woman - in a man's world - to make a difference.

59 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Apr 2019 02:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Clare Balding
Editor Phill Smith
Executive Producer Jon Buckley
Producer Stuart Pollitt
Director Stuart Pollitt
Bill Clinton Bill Clinton
Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger

Broadcasts

  • Tue 12 Mar 2019 23:25
  • Wed 13 Mar 2019 00:15
  • Wed 20 Mar 2019 00:15
  • Fri 19 Apr 2019 02:15