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The Top Historic Moments Of The Past 50 Years We'll Never Forget

Posted 11.25.2013 | Fifty

As we reflected recently on the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy that took place 50 years ago, we realized yet again how significant ...

The Day President Kennedy Died

Diane Ravitch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

I met John Kennedy twice. He came to meet with the political science majors in 1958, and we spent an hour or so talking about the issues facing the nation. He was charming, handsome, funny, well-informed.

JFK and Thanksgiving

Mark Shriver | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Mark Shriver

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's death, yet just 10 days ago, Jeanne and I were celebrating with my cousin Caroline Kennedy as she was sworn in as Ambassador to Japan.

Dallas Marking Kennedy Assassination

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz and Marice Richter DALLAS, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Dallas will observe the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy'...

Obama Orders Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff On JFK Assassination Anniversary

AP | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering that flags be lowered at government buildings Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of President ...

JFK: Memories of My First Convention

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

At the Convention, my boss, the great UP journalist Bill Higginbotham, equipped me with a brand new invention, a cordless mic and assigned me to cover the vote of the delegation that would put JFK over the top.

Warren Commission Staff, Counsel Stand By JFK Assassination Findings

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Carey Gillam Nov 20 (Reuters) - Richard Mosk knows they got it right. Fifty years after the assassination of Presiden...

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 and the Millennial Generation

Scott D. Reich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott D. Reich

Instead of debating who fired gunshots, or merely looking back at history, we ought to be looking forward and using this history to connect the ideals Kennedy emphasized with a new generation.

JFK Assassination Anniversary To Be Marked In Dallas

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) — Church bells will toll throughout Dallas on Nov. 22 to honor President John F. Kennedy, and a moment of silence at 12:30 p.m. will mar...

Rare Photos Of JFK (NEW BOOK)

Posted 10.16.2013 | Books

Nearly 50 years ago, John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas -- an event that shocked the nation. Much has been written and theorize about t...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Silicon Valley rocked as Google turned the Page on Eric Schmidt, while Steve Jobs took another medical leave. And the media world was rocked when Keith Olbermann's Countdown hit 0. Elsewhere, Ricky Gervais kneed the Hollywood Foreign Press in its Golden Globes; Comcast became the proud owner of a Peacock; Sarah Palin sat down with Sean Hannity to tell him that she's "not going to sit down and shut up"; Barack Obama served Chinese at the White House; Joe Lieberman announced his retirement, then made us wish it wasn't two years away when he maintained that Saddam actually did have WMD; Gabby Giffords left the hospital for rehab; Citizens United turned one year old (next up: the GOP's attempt to repeal the presidential public financing system, putting elections even more in the hands of corporate donors); and JFK's "ask not" speech turned 50, its call to service as powerful -- and as needed -- as ever.