iOS app Android app

John F Kennedy Assassination

More Clinton Records Will Be Released From National Archives

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives plans to make public another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House on Friday, including prev...

From Dallas to Sandy Hook: Lord Have Mercy

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

This week we mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as we prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of the massacre of school children in Sandy Hook.

A Post-Mortem Messiah: The Confusing and Elusive JFK

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Robert Whitcomb

Because of the Kennedy promotion machine, because JFK was handsome, charming, witty and self-assured and because of how he exited life, he has received credit for more than he deserves.

What Dallas Pastors Preached After JFK Was Shot

Religion News Service | Kevin Eckstrom | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Facing crowded pews and heavy hearts, Dallas clergy took to the pulpits on Nov. 24, 1963 to try to make sense of the assassination of President ...

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.

Nation Pauses To Remember JFK

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) — Fifty years after John F. Kennedy fell victim to an assassin's bullet while visiting Texas with his wife, people at home and abroad pa...

Journalists Remember Where They Were The Day JFK Was Shot

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.22.2013 | Media

Everyone who lived through the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 can remember where they were the moment they heard the news. For ...

On The Anniversary Of Kennedy's Death, These Photos Show The President Doing What He Did Best In Life

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's death, many are remembering key moments from the former Commander-in-Chief's life. Below, a ...

JFK's Assassination Video Was Kept From The Public For 12 Years. Here's What We Saw When It Aired.

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

(WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO.)

JFK In Pop Culture Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment

It took all of one night for American popular culture to begin responding to the news of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. On the evening of ...

What Newspapers Looked Like The Day Kennedy Was Shot

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.22.2013 | Media

Some may argue that newspapers are on their way out, but there is no question about the power they hold in allowing us to remember and relive a day in...

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'...

November Days of Drums

Michael Winship | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

While many will recall the sound of muffled drums as Kennedy's horse-drawn funeral caisson was moved through the streets of Washington, I'll remember Friday, 2 p.m., and the echo of drums in a dark and empty school auditorium.

What Jackie Kennedy Said To Widow Of Officer Shot The Same Day As JFK

Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Almost 50 years ago, two strangers were forever linked by an unspeakable tragedy. On the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963, first lady Jackie Kennedy wat...

JFK's Still-Vibrant Example Continues to Inspire Millions

Bernice A. King | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bernice A. King

We mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK with sadness and wonder at what might have been if this extraordinarily charming and visionary president had lived to complete two terms. Yet we know that his luminous example of hope and courage continues to set the standard.

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...

Jack Ruby Documents, Artifacts Revealed

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

Boxes full of documents and artifacts about Jack Ruby, the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, have been revealed for the first time in nearly 50 years....

NRA 'Corporate Partner' Exploits JFK Death in American Rifleman Ad

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Lee Harvey Oswald buys his rifle through the NRA's American Rifleman magazine. Fifty years later, the magazine marks the anniversary by offering a "Historic NRA Exclusive Offer" hawking silver JFK half dollars issued after his assassination.

One November Nostalgia: Memories of JFK

Carol Smaldino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

John Kennedy was not a simple man, nor was much about him simple. While he evoked hatred in some, he spelled promise for many, and hope that our democracy would include justice for the poor as well. And yes too, he had charisma, which is not all bad by any means.

Woman Who Took 'Grassy Knoll' Photo Shares Memories Of JFK Assassination

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Mary Ann Moorman, who took the famous "grassy knoll" photo on the day President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas, sat down with NB...

People Asked To Share Stories Of John F. Kennedy's Legacy

AP | CARA RUBINSKY | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — There's no shortage of places for people to share memories of where they were 50 years ago when they found out John F. Kennedy had bee...

Conspiracy Theorist Proves John F. Kennedy Never Existed

Spencer Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The Kennedy Family itself was invented in the 1840s by The Finger, a consortium that included oil speculators, the Illuminati, the Catholic Church, Freemasons, Whigs, and extraterrestrials from the Phoenix Dwarf and Triangulum Galaxies.

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...

Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

-- Within hours of President John F. Kennedy's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, most Americans were familiar with the name Lee Harvey Oswald. Certain ...

Belief In JFK Assassination Conspiracy Slipping, Poll Finds

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

-- A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but the percentage who believ...