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John F. Kennedy Assassination 50th Anniversary

John F. Kennedy and Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 01.24.2014 | Arts
John Lundberg

Kennedy thought highly of poetry's wisdom and of its ability to reset a perspective warped by power and politics.

A Strange Confluence of Flights

Frank Braun | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Frank Braun

I didn't look into the exact time that Apollo 11 launched, nor when John F. Kennedy Jr.'s plane hit the water. It was remarkable enough to me that both flights had happened on the same day.

A Kid's Memory of November 22, 1963: The World That Was and Is No More

Howard Barbanel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Howard Barbanel

I was 5-years-old on Friday, November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Even we kids could perceive the paradigm shift that took place as a result of that horrendous event and recall the somber and mournful tone of the next few days.

Dallas Marking Kennedy Assassination

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz and Marice Richter DALLAS, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Dallas will observe the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy'...

Farah Mohamed

Former Presidential Candidate On JFK Assassination: 'American Journalism Never Followed Up On That Story' | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's death nears, former presidential candidate Gary Hart, a member of the Senate comm...

The Drive-Through Killing

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I looked at the girl in the drive-through window. She was crying. I wondered if my mom was crying. I looked at her. I saw her straighten up in the front seat. She started the Mercury, and we went back home. I never got my hamburger and vanilla shake.