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John F Kennedy Assassination

A Rare Look At JFK's Off-Air Personality

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 11.22.2014 | Home

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 f...

From Dallas to Sandy Hook: Lord Have Mercy

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

This week we mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as we prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of the massacre of school children in Sandy Hook.

A Post-Mortem Messiah: The Confusing and Elusive JFK

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Robert Whitcomb

Because of the Kennedy promotion machine, because JFK was handsome, charming, witty and self-assured and because of how he exited life, he has received credit for more than he deserves.

What Dallas Pastors Preached After JFK Was Shot

Religion News Service | Kevin Eckstrom | Posted 11.24.2013 | Home

(RNS) Facing crowded pews and heavy hearts, Dallas clergy took to the pulpits on Nov. 24, 1963 to try to make sense of the assassination of President ...

The Day President Kennedy Died

Diane Ravitch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Diane Ravitch

I met John Kennedy twice. He came to meet with the political science majors in 1958, and we spent an hour or so talking about the issues facing the nation. He was charming, handsome, funny, well-informed.

Journalists Remember Where They Were The Day JFK Was Shot

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.22.2013 | Home

Everyone who lived through the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 can remember where they were the moment they heard the news. For ...

On The Anniversary Of Kennedy's Death, These Photos Show The President Doing What He Did Best In Life

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.22.2013 | Home

On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's death, many are remembering key moments from the former Commander-in-Chief's life. Below, a ...

JFK's Assassination Video Was Kept From The Public For 12 Years. Here's What We Saw When It Aired.

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Home

(WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO.)

JFK In Pop Culture Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.22.2013 | Home

It took all of one night for American popular culture to begin responding to the news of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. On the evening of ...

What Newspapers Looked Like The Day Kennedy Was Shot

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.22.2013 | Home

Some may argue that newspapers are on their way out, but there is no question about the power they hold in allowing us to remember and relive a day in...

Dallas Marking Kennedy Assassination

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

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

November Days of Drums

Michael Winship | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
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.

What Jackie Kennedy Said To Widow Of Officer Shot The Same Day As JFK

Posted 11.20.2013 | Home

Almost 50 years ago, two strangers were forever linked by an unspeakable tragedy. On the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963, first lady Jackie Kennedy wat...

JFK's Still-Vibrant Example Continues to Inspire Millions

Bernice A. King | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Bernice A. King

We mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK with sadness and wonder at what might have been if this extraordinarily charming and visionary president had lived to complete two terms. Yet we know that his luminous example of hope and courage continues to set the standard.

Warren Commission Staff, Counsel Stand By JFK Assassination Findings

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

By Carey Gillam Nov 20 (Reuters) - Richard Mosk knows they got it right. Fifty years after the assassination of Presiden...

Jack Ruby Documents, Artifacts Revealed

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.21.2013 | Home

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....

NRA 'Corporate Partner' Exploits JFK Death in American Rifleman Ad

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Josh Sugarmann

Lee Harvey Oswald buys his rifle through the NRA's American Rifleman magazine. Fifty years later, the magazine marks the anniversary by offering a "Historic NRA Exclusive Offer" hawking silver JFK half dollars issued after his assassination.

One November Nostalgia: Memories of JFK

Carol Smaldino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Carol Smaldino

John Kennedy was not a simple man, nor was much about him simple. While he evoked hatred in some, he spelled promise for many, and hope that our democracy would include justice for the poor as well. And yes too, he had charisma, which is not all bad by any means.

Woman Who Took 'Grassy Knoll' Photo Shares Memories Of JFK Assassination

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2013 | Home

Mary Ann Moorman, who took the famous "grassy knoll" photo on the day President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas, sat down with NB...

Conspiracy Theorist Proves John F. Kennedy Never Existed

Spencer Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Spencer Green

The Kennedy Family itself was invented in the 1840s by The Finger, a consortium that included oil speculators, the Illuminati, the Catholic Church, Freemasons, Whigs, and extraterrestrials from the Phoenix Dwarf and Triangulum Galaxies.

Hundreds Of JFK Memorabilia Items Are Up For Auction

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Nearly 300 items related to U.S. President John F. Kennedy and to Kennedy's assassinatio...

Kennedy, Dallas, and 50 Years

Mary Buffett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Mary Buffett

50 years have come and gone but as a nation, we have still not come to grips with what happened on that weekend; we may never do so until the last one of us passes away.

Happy Birthday JFK!

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.29.2013 | Home

John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. Forty-three years later, he became the 35th president -- the youngest man elected to office and the youngest...

Gale Force Winds of History Hit Mad Men, Which Still Finds the Time for Some Obvious Practical Lessons

William Bradley | Posted 06.15.2013 | Home
William Bradley

This was a workmanlike episode, Mad Men moving some plot elements further into place, another chapter in Matt Weiner's novel for television, with some deft direction from series star Jon Hamm.

JFK's Personal Items To Be Sold

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2013 | Home

By Daniel Lovering CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Feb 17 (Reuters) - Thousands of items that belonged to a longtime aide of President John F. Kenned...