51 years ago, on November 22, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. When people think of that sad event this week, the music isn't the first thing they think of. In truth, the entire day of his burial was filled withShow More Summary
Just over a half-century ago, during another time of American insecurity and fear, of things both real and imagined, John F. Kennedy used his legendary but abbreviated presidency to try to chart a course to a more assured future. As usual, the commemorations of the 51st anniversary of his assassination over the weekend didn't capture much of this. Show More Summary
http://ecowatch.com/2014/11/24/murder-john-kennedy/ Can We Ever Recover from the Murder of John Kennedy? Harvey Wasserman The images we ingest never cease to shape us. Just 51 years ago, the head of a profoundly gifted young man was blown apart. A few months earlier he’d given a speech that promised a new dawn. He reached out to [...]
John Kennedy, even with his publicly reported physical frailties, was a man with an almost mythical presence. He was young and vibrant, he had a beautiful wife and two small children, and, true or not, we perceived him as the peoples’ president–as close to being one of us, his wealth notwithstanding, as we were likely [...]
On this 51st anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a few words from him on immigration: From the start, immigration policy has been a prominent subject of discussion in America. This is as it must be in a democracy, where...Show More Summary
How many public K-12 schools are still named after John F. Kennedy, 51 years after the president was assassinated? It was once common for public schools in the United States to be named after presidents, a tradition that some have argued was a reflection of a community’s civic values. It is less so today — with […]
On the 51st anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, CBR explores the ongoing saga behind a 1964 "Superman" tribute story.
Fifty-one years ago, on Nov. 20, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while on a political trip in Dallas, Texas. Despite only serving as president of the United States for a little more than 1,000 days, JFK has become one...Show More Summary
Fifty-one years ago, on Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while on a political visit to Dallas. Despite serving as president for hardly more than 1,000 days, JFK looms large in American memory. To honor his life, we thought we’d share a rare glimpse of Kennedy’s off-air persona. Show More Summary
If you're wondering why the FAA is taking its time approving drones for commercial use, here's a good example. Two separate flights reported near-misses with a drone at John F. Kennedy airport, one of whom said it came within "several feet" of the...
Of the three Kennedy brothers -- John, Robert and Edward -- who ascended to the national political stage in the 1950s and '60s, it was arguably the middle brother, Bobby, who best embodied the enormous contradictions at play within that...Show More Summary
A press release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection informs us that—ha are you ready to LAFF?!—"an arriving passenger was 'sniffed' out by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 at John F. Kennedy International Airport trying to...Show More Summary
Is Texas still going to execute a man who acted as his own counsel “dressed as a cowboy in a purple suit and a hat [and] attempt[ed] to call more than 200 witnesses, including John F. Kennedy, the pope, Anne Bancroft, and Jesus Christ?” Sadly, you probably know the answer to this question. Here’s another […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts says Stephen Colbert will host this year's Kennedy Center Honors, bringing a new touch to the annual awards show.
Memorabilia from the JFK White House, including items related to President John F. Kennedy's fateful visit to Texas in November 1963, will go on display Saturday in Las Vegas on the 51st anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.
NEW YORK — The Transportation Security Administration displayed thousands of items on Tuesday that were confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches,...Show More Summary
Trailer: "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" John F. Kennedy: "Ich bin ein Berliner." Ronald Reagan: "Tear down this wall." Roger Waters and friends: The Wall Concert, Berlin 1990
Kim Kardashian West makes her way to a departing flight in a sheer, black top at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday evening (November 7) in New York City. The 34-year-old reality star stopped for a few quick selfies with a couple of lucky fans before hopping on her plane. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]