Hanks’ swing­ing six­ties

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TOM Hanks will pro­duce a his­tor­i­cal 10-part doc­u­men­tary se­ries about the swing­ing 1960s. The ac­tor teams up with pro­duc­ers at US news net­work CNN and Her­zog & Com­pany to start the first part of the se­ries, which fo­cuses on the as­sas­si­na­tion of John F. Kennedy, in Novem­ber. ‘‘From protests to war, to hu­man rights, the Bea­tles, in­no­va­tive tech­nolo­gies, and pol­i­tics, the 1960s were an ex­tra­or­di­nary era of con­se­quen­tial cul­tural and global change,’’ says CNN pres­i­dent Jeff Zucker. Hanks’ pro­duc­ing cred­its in­clude From the Earth to the Moon and Band of Broth­ers.

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