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Great Quotes to Put Us in the Thanksgiving Spirit

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.26.2014 | Good News
Jeryl Brunner

Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks and focusing on what makes us grateful. So with the holiday upon us, let these quotes inspire you. "Let us be...

JFK: In the Summer of His Years

Robert F. Darden | Posted 11.24.2014 | Religion
Robert F. Darden

What many people don't realize today is that the Kennedy Assassination profoundly shocked the African American community.

JFK Tried to Craft a Creative Course in Another Era of American Insecurity and Fear

William Bradley | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Just over a half-century ago, during another time of American insecurity and fear, of things both real and imagined, John F. Kennedy used his legendary but abbreviated presidency to try to chart a course to a more assured future.

A Rare Look At JFK's Off-Air Personality

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics

Fifty-one years ago, on Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while on a political visit to Dallas. Despite serving as president f...

Robert F. Kennedy: Rare Photos of an Undaunted Man

Ben Cosgrove | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics
Ben Cosgrove

Of the three Kennedy brothers -- John, Robert and Edward -- who ascended to the national political stage in the 1950s and '60s, it was arguably the...

Interstellar: Imperfect Epic Addresses Big Questions About the Future, Time, Human Nature, and Space Exploration

William Bradley | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Christopher Nolan's first film since the massive success of his Dark Knight Trilogy is a big movie about the future with with big ambitions, big themes, big images, and big questions about human nature, time, and president-day attitudes and policies. Or lack of same.

When the Wall Came Tumbling Down: The American Public and Berlin

Paul Herrnson | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Paul Herrnson

Though Ronald Reagan's call to "tear down this wall" has come to be iconic of his role in the last days of the Cold War, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was widely seen as the leader primarily responsible for the change.

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.

Space Missions Are Never 'Routine'

Mario Livio | Posted 11.04.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

While the potential for various mechanical and electronic failures is always on the mind of everyone involved with large and ambitious space endeavors, these are always treated as challenges that need to be overcome, rather than as deterrents.

If You're Dissatisfied With the Country's Direction? Vote

Atiba Madyun | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Atiba Madyun

A year ago, Americans were chomping at the bit for an opportunity to vote against those responsible for the government shutdown that cost the government and businesses an estimated 24 billion in lost economic output.

Presidential Leadership Matters

Anthony Figliola | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
Anthony Figliola

As the midterm elections draw to a close, the voters of these United States will be focused on 2016 and who the next president should be. The guiding quality for all candidates should be whether they are competent and ready to lead.

The Presidents of Mount Rushmore: Could Any of Them Win the Election Today?

Gerry Myers | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Who do you think Doane Robinson would have chosen for "Mount Rushmore" if it were being sculpted today? Do you think there are other presidents who are Mount Rushmore worthy?

Mad About the '60s: A Hart-Like Henry Fonda in Gore Vidal's The Best Man

William Bradley | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

"You know, those rumors about you and lady friends ... they won't do you a bit of harm." Former President Art Hockstader to presidential candidate Wi...

Our Not-So-Secret Service

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Arthur Hoyle

The recent bungling by our country's Secret Service of its mission to protect our president stirs up haunting memories for those of us still emotionally wounded by the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Gary Hart's Waking Nightmare Marked Media Devolution

William Bradley | Posted 09.24.2014 | Media
William Bradley

The storyline has long been that Hart challenged the press to follow him around and, in the post-Watergate spirit of enterprising investigative journalism, the press did just that, fearlessly uncovering, well, er, what?

RFK's Daughter Says The Kennedy Brothers Would Have Done The Ice Bucket Challenge

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The Kennedy clan made a big splash when a group of family members took the ALS ice bucket challenge in a video that ended with Ethel Kennedy, the wido...

From Walden Pond to Wilderness: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

Despite the success of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, America is not benefiting from its full potential. The law allows for $900 million to be used each year. Only rarely have annual funding levels approached that amount despite it being only a fraction of the billions oil companies pay in in royalties.

A Labor Day Documentary: 'Brothers on the Line' Tells the Story of the Reuther Brothers -- Founding Fathers of the American Middle Class

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

It is unfortunate that few Americans know much about labor history and the Reuther brothers, who built the United Auto Workers union that transformed the broader labor movement and helped build the nation's middle class.

Economic Forces Are Mightier Than the Sword

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

We should do more to help potential entrepreneurs in places where domestic economies are too weak to assist. If we give this effort a higher priority in our country's foreign policy, we can create a healthier balance of world commerce.

My Surprising Conversation With Dick Fuld (Yes, That Dick Fuld) and the Future of America

Peter Sims | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

Now, America has long been an exceptionally redemptive society. Even if you screw up really badly, if you are willing to reflect long and hard, learn from your mistakes, and demonstrate a commitment to a larger purpose than your own ego, you can emerge on the other side and begin anew.

Rex Ryan and Winston Churchill

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

NY Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan has been called many things. Churchillian isn't one of them. It should. The similarities with the former British Prime Minister are almost uncanny.

Washington in 1964: How Different It Was

Keith Runyon | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Keith Runyon

I read with interest, and a good bit of sadness, the story in The New York Times this week about the decline of the U.S. Senate Dining Room, apparently yet another victim of the noxious partisanship in our nation's capital.

Syfy's Ascension Is Already One of the Most Talked About TV Events of the Fall Season

Ed Martin | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

As I continue contemplating the dizzying number of shows that I previewed at both, I find that one of the few that I continue to think about on an ongoing basis and one of the very few that I cannot wait to see is Syfy's Ascension.

Taking Up Space

Edie Weinstein | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

It happens one thought at a time, one act of love at a time, one commitment at a time. Make the day you were born more than just a number on a calendar; let it be a celebration of the instant you began to make a difference.

Celebrate Jackie Kennedy's Birthday With Her Reflective Words

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.28.2014 | Style
Jeryl Brunner

In 2011, on the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy presidency, Caroline Kennedy permitted the interviews to be shared with the world in an exhibit called "In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy, The White House Years" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston.