iOS app Android app

Lee Harvey Oswald

Review: R.G. Belsky Explores the Heart of Darkness in The Kennedy Connection

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Belsky's novel is a fascinating character study of disgraced journalist Gil Malloy, on the hunt for a serial killer who may very well be in possession of a long-buried secret that could reveal the rotted, corrupt truth behind the Kennedy assassination.

What We Should Have Learned From JFK's Assassination: The Lives of Fatherless Boys Present Statistics That Threaten All We Hold Dear

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
SaraKay Smullens

If we can face what one desperate, isolated man can do, we will finally be able to recognize cries for help from millions of America's children, and the necessity to hear and respond to them before it is too late.

The Kennedy Anniversary You Missed

Andy Kutler | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Andy Kutler

For a small group of World War II veterans, the man's political accomplishments are dwarfed by the lengths he went to, and the incredible courage he exhibited, in keeping them alive over the course of several white-knuckle days during the height of the war in the Pacific.

JFK Conspiracy Activist Looks Back

Bob Katz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bob Katz

Does the case still matter? Only, I'm afraid, as a cautionary tale about our willingness to accept simplistic explanations for wrenching events (Iraq War? 2008 financial collapse?) that we desperately need to get to the bottom of.

My JFK Obsession Becomes a Living Nightmare at Dealey Plaza

Binky Philips | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I was seven. Sometime during the Summer of 1960, my parents put a large Kennedy For President poster, featuring his big toothy-smiling black & white ...

"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. ...

Nation Pauses To Remember JFK

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) — Fifty years after John F. Kennedy fell victim to an assassin's bullet while visiting Texas with his wife, people at home and abroad pa...

Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

Edward Jay Epstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Edward Jay Epstein

The possibility that Lee Harvey Oswald had assistance can never be precluded. But the real question is not how but why Oswald assassinated the president. His death ended the hope of unraveling his motive.

50 Years Ago in Texas - Through the Eyes of a Ten Year Old

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

I was sitting in Miss Chambliss' 5 grade classroom at Oakhurst Elementary School in Fort Worth.  It was a beautiful, crisp late autumn day, one of th...

I Was Lee Harvey Oswald's Pallbearer

AP | MIKE COCHRAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — On a gloomy November afternoon, I helped carry the inexpensive wooden casket of Lee Harvey Oswald to a grave on a slight ri...

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....

Oswald Did It and He Acted Alone

David Macaray | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
David Macaray

Of course, I have no idea what I'm talking about. Like everyone else, I'm reduced to sifting through the wreckage, trying to make sense of it.

Remembering November 22, 1963

Susan Berger | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Susan Berger

After brunch we turned on the television and watched Jack Ruby shoot Lee Harvey Oswald on live TV. That was the day that I became a news junkie.

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

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
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.

Billy Graham's Warning to JFK

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

One week before President John F. Kennedy made the fateful trip to Dallas in 1963, Billy Graham "had an inner foreboding that something terrible was g...

Dallas: At the Scene of the Crime

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"In Dallas, in November of a year that ends in '3'..." I wrote this one for the 40th anniversary. A decade's passage hasn't changed a thing. Six f...

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...

Americans Recall Where They Were When They Heard Of American Tragedy

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

-- They can still hear the voice that brought the news, breaking into a song on the car radio or disrupting a lesson over a school public address spe...

JFK Assassination: 2 Probes, 2 Different Conclusions

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

-- Separated by 15 years that encompassed a tumultuous period in American history, the two official U.S. government investigations into the assassina...

Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

-- Within hours of President John F. Kennedy's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, most Americans were familiar with the name Lee Harvey Oswald. Certain ...

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.