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November 22

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Lee Harvey Oswald's Other Guns

Jim Calio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jim Calio

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.

Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.22.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffa...

My Very Own Nightmare in Dealey Plaza

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Monday, November 22, 2010: The 47th anniversary of one of the worst days in American history. Regardless of what you think of John Fitzgerald Kennedy...