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Jack Ruby

"Oswald Has Been Shot!"

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Ruby shoots Oswald -- but what was that third guy doing? I had always wondered. Then I got the chance to ask him....

November Days of Drums

Michael Winship | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

While many will recall the sound of muffled drums as Kennedy's horse-drawn funeral caisson was moved through the streets of Washington, I'll remember Friday, 2 p.m., and the echo of drums in a dark and empty school auditorium.

Jack Ruby Documents, Artifacts Revealed

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

Boxes full of documents and artifacts about Jack Ruby, the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, have been revealed for the first time in nearly 50 years....

The Day My American History Teacher Cried

Brent Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Brent Green

I cannot recall what he told us during those suspenseful minutes following breaking news, but even then I grasped the irony of an assassination attempt in Dallas while learning about the nation's Founding Fathers.

The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Part Two): Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

On November 24, 1963, when Jack Ruby gunned down Lee Harvey Oswald in the basement of the Dallas police station he lit the fuse of what became fifty years of controversy.

Why This Person Continues to Doubt The Warren Commission

Curtis Gans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Curtis Gans

The midday November 22, 1963, ringing phone awakened me from my post-night shift sleep. The voice on the other end of the line was Jack Fallon, Dal...

The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part One)

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Given its epic flaws and omissions, it's little wonder that the Warren Report, which the Commission presented to President Johnson with great fanfare on September 28, 1964, has been over the years widely condemned as a monumental government fraud.

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Movie Review: Parkland

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Parkland still has the power to hit you like a fast-moving bus.

Oswald by Dennis Richard: Anatomy of an Interrogation

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

The thing I respect most about Dennis Richard's play, Oswald is the fact that I did not know what the author's personal opinion of the events were.

Did LSD Kill JFK?

Tim Kring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tim Kring

Encompassed in the televised killing of Lee Harvey Oswald is the DNA for why I wanted to tell the story contained in the novel Shift.

Annals of Unsolved Crime: The Oswald Mystery

Edward Jay Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward Jay Epstein

The endless tangle of bullets, trajectories, wounds, time sequences and inconsistent testimony that has surrounded the JFK assassination will probably never be satisfactorily resolved.