It's a complex and fascinating set of situations, one which would undoubtedly engage Kennedy greatly. It's too bad he's not around to counsel Obama.
History bends to the will of farsighted, strong leaders, not passive, sniping cynics. And eventually so will Iran. So stand aside cynics, there is a long road ahead and much work to be done.
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 ...
For over 30 years, the identity of Deep Throat and the location of the garage were one of the biggest secrets in American journalism and the source of much speculation.
What happened on that late-summer day? It was a Sunday, and President Richard Nixon suspended convertability of the US dollar into gold, effectively ending the 25-year Bretton Woods era of fixed currency exchange rates against the US dollar.
The "what ifs" surrounding President John F. Kennedy's death have fascinated historians and history buffs like me for half a century. Yet they almost always presume reelection.
We are in the midst of a bumper crop of bio-docs: documentaries focused on single figures who have wound up on the wrong side of history and who seemingly want the chance to get their side of the story on the record.
Establishing diplomatic ties with China was almost by definition a diplomatic betrayal of America's traditional ally, Taiwan, and a major shock to other partners in East Asia, including Japan and South Korea
The elected leaders of a party that has been on the side of emancipation since the presidency of Abraham Lincoln acts to deny the basic human right to life-sustaining health care to the Southern progeny of slaves.
This is still a democracy. Together we can bring sanity and reasonableness back but only if our voices are heard.
This is a story about how bureaucratic bungling was turned into scandal by right-wing politicians desperate to spin gold from straw.
During Saturn's transit through the 10th House of your Career, you are accountable for whatever career, status and reputation you've built. You're ready to harvest the rewards for all your hard work and efforts to attain your goal.
It is because I sincerely admire President Nixon that I am writing to express my regret that the Nixon Library will host Ann Coulter as an honored guest, as I do not believe she represents the values of the 37th president. Nixon was a centrist and a statesman.
David Frost contributed to the modern media landscape, perhaps in ways for which he won't be acknowledged. It's a humbling reminder of how we cannot control what others think of us or how we are regarded or remembered.
Thirty-three years ago, Dan hired me as a 23-year-old straight out of journalism school -- surely the latest in a long-line of short-lived assistants. These were the first few days of the fledgling Cable News Network (CNN), June of 1980. Unlike his first attempts, Dan and I clicked.
A fascinating patchwork of news footage and home movies, Our Nixon is at once intriguing and compelling, an inside peek at people who seemed to make secrecy a watchword.