Rediscovered tape details JFK-King contact

Jan 20, 2014

Rediscovered tape details JFK-King contact

As Americans reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., an audiotape of an interview with the civil rights leader discovered in a Tennessee attic sheds new light on a famous phone call John F. Kennedy made to King’s wife more than 50 ...

U.S. marks 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

Nov 23, 2013

U.S. marks 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

With flags fluttering at half-staff, the United States paused Friday to mourn President John F. Kennedy and a generation’s shattered dreams, cut down 50 years ago by an assassin’s bullet. The young leader’s brutal death, a dark turning point even in an era gripped ...

Reverent memorials to mark 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

Nov 22, 2013

Reverent memorials to mark 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, thousands will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in Dealey Plaza, through which the president’s motorcade passed when the shots rang out. Friday’s event will feature brief remarks ...

Nov 16, 2013

Fifty years later, conspiracy theories live on

by Mark Schreiber

“Any concerted plan that placed Lee Harvey Oswald in the gunner’s seat,” wrote Norman Mailer in “Oswald’s Tale: An American Mystery,” “would have had to have been built on the calculation that he would miss.” Yet Mailer, whose research took him back to the ...

JFK’s last sketch, other items goes up for auction

Nov 8, 2013

JFK’s last sketch, other items goes up for auction

A sketch of a boat, done by President John F. Kennedy the day before he was assassinated, was among some 200 JFK items on sale Thursday in an online auction. The pencil drawing, doodled on stationary from Houston’s Rice Hotel, was likely to fetch ...