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Obama Paying Tribute To JFK Legacy

Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to John F. Kennedy two days before the 50th anniversary of his assassination by honoring ...

JFK's Real Legacy: Unintended Consequences of Needless Foreign Meddling

Ivan Eland | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ivan Eland

JFK's orchestration of the attempted overthrow of a foreign regime -- Fidel Castro's in Cuba -- is usually treated in American history as a one-off disaster from which JFK's presidency later recovered.

Obamas, Clintons To Visit JFK Gravesite

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy's gravesite and honor two of Kennedy's lasting initiatives as the nation observe...

Obama Gives Speech In Historic Location

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

BERLIN -- Appealing for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear...

'Our Work Is Not Yet Done'

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

BERLIN -- President Barack Obama is challenging Americans and Europeans not to become complacent even though the Cold War is over. Obama is speaking ...

Obama Gives Speech At Historic Landmark

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN -- President Barack Obama will renew his call Wednesday to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, includ...

Obama and the Legacy of Camelot

Kitty Kelley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Kitty Kelley

Comparisons between Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy have been inevitable, but while there are striking similarities between the 35th and 44th presidents, there are also distinguishing differences.

Ted Sorensen DEAD: John F. Kennedy Speechwriter, Obama Supporter, Dies At 82

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Of the courtiers to Camelot's king, Theodore C. Sorensen, who died Sunday, ranked just below Bobby Kennedy. He was the adoring, tirel...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Compares President To JFK, Lumps GOP With Oil Companies | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic advocacy group Americans United for Change is releasing a new ad comparing the president's economic policies to John F. Kennedy's Apoll...

Memories, Parallels of JFK's and BHO's Inauguration

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Forty-eight years before Barack Obama's inauguration, I was a teenager, sitting in front of a 12-inch Motorola console, watching 43 year-old John F. Kennedy of inaugurated as our 35th President.

Kennedy, King and Now Obama

Peter J Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J Burns

At Grant Park Obama reminded us of both Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy. I saw Dr. King's Dream come true on that stage. And Kennedy's vision was apparent in Obama's challenge to us. Kennedy and King never promised us a hand out. They promised us a fair shake.

Ich Bin Ein Whatever

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier today I wrote a post about all the "Ich Bin Ein" headlines that were springing up around Barack Obama's visit to Berlin, in a callback to the ...

Obama's Berlin Speech: Candidate Dampens Expectations (VIDEO)

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH LIVE STREAMING VIDEO*** The buzz about Barack Obama's Berlin speech is almost at a fever pitch in the final hours before he d...

How Can Caroline Kennedy Help Obama?

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Barack Obama's bid for the White House, the torch has been passed to a new generation in more ways than one: For the first time, the best-known K...

Obama: Bush, McCain Should Explain Their Problem With JFK

Political Radar | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama went one step further today in his pushback against presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain and President Bush on appe...