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Kennedy Legacy

A Rare Look At JFK's Off-Air Personality

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics

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...

JFK vs. Reagan: The Battle to Be More Hero-y

H. Alan Scott | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
H. Alan Scott

Both presidents have a severe lack of accomplishments to show for their presidencies, a fierce opposition from the opposing party, and a myth machine that continues to heroize them.

Fifty Years After President Kennedy's Assassination: Online Course about JFK Legacy Available at No Charge

Kate Kelly | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Kate Kelly

The Kennedy family is still a strong presence in the American psyche. In the last decade, Ted Kennedy (1932-2009) was a commanding presence in both th...

Done For Their Country

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Kennedys have held congressional seats, the presidency and the public's imagination for more than 60 years. That era ends when ...

The Dream Lives On: Keeping The Kennedy Fire Alive

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

As Senator Kennedy was finally laid to rest yesterday, the weight of his passing hit me much harder than I thought. I can feel the collective heartbre...

To This Partisan Irish Catholic, More Change We Can Believe In

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

I've learned over the past several decades to be relentlessly and sometimes ruthlessly partisan. However, watching Ted Kennedy's tribute-cum-wake at the JFK Library, I found myself changing.

Kennedy Remembered As Champion Of Gay Rights

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — For decades, Edward Kennedy was considered the most powerful voice in the Senate for gay rights as a strong supporter of HIV/AIDS fundi...

Ryan Grim

Kennedy Dies With "Cause of His Life" Just Out Of Reach

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Edward Kennedy, last of the Kennedy brothers and one of his generation's foremost champions of the less fortunate, died last night with the "cause of ...