My research into John F. Kennedy's Senate career propelled me into the seemingly endless, always expanding, universe of the Kennedy literature. Based on my research, I recommend ten books that should be read by those trying to understand Senator John. F. Kennedy.
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.
Moyar compares the Diems with the autocratic leaders in today's Middle East. I think the comparison is a good one. But there is one real difference; the Diems were Catholics and so was JFK.
Spending large amounts of public money on a stadium to create economic growth is more becoming of a dying city like Detroit, and doesn't make sense for Washington.
While stressing that Jackie fully expected to give birth at Walter Reed, the doctors agreed that the best secondary site was the hospital at Otis Air Force Base, a 12-minute ride by car from Squaw Island -- and less by helicopter.
Here I was, alone with the brother of Lee Harvey Oswald, the presumed assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and he was holding two guns.
Three-time Academy Award-winning director, producer and screenwriter Oliver Stone tells Democracy Now! that he thinks Edward Snowden's story belongs o...
Ever since the White House was first occupied in 1800, there have been rumors of hauntings, but I got this story direct from the President. No, not President Obama. I first heard about the White House ghosts directly from the lips of Ronald Reagan.
America and the world will, of necessity, revisit those memories on the forthcoming assassination anniversary. But perhaps it is also worthwhile to celebrate another anniversary, one that marks an earlier, more hopeful and more reflective moment in the Kennedy presidency.
People in the States are living longer and I am not alone, either in my memories or my nostalgia. And so the conversations will no doubt be coming or ...
On the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, with bookstore shelves overflowing with reexaminations and conspiracy theories, John T. Shaw takes a look at an important but under-reported period of President Kennedy's life in JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination we are reminded of his enduring hold on the popular imagination. Polls show that Kennedy is America's favorite president, ranking above Washington, Lincoln, and Roosevelt.
A cover-up to avoid culpability for missing signs of an impending assassination, or having worked with the assassin in some undercover capacity prior to November 22, is very different from the institutional orchestration of the murder of a U.S. president.
Generations after generation have been awestruck by her, her beauty, and her immortal public persona. Behind the glitz, glamour and glimmer, there was one woman to whom Marilyn Monroe owed it all: Lois Weber Smith.
People's image of marijuana legalization, however, is not consistent with this new corporate reality. Folks are still stuck in the 1970s -- they think of peace loving, drum playing, harmless pot smokers who just want to light up without the hassle of the law.
The inaugural Kennedy Forum will bring together mental health advocates to expand the national conversation around this last frontier of civil rights.