Tuesday Dec 3
Editorial: Joe Napolitan, Springfield's political genius, left larger-than-life legacy
He was a political strategist for Presidents John F. Kennedy , Lyndon Johnson and Vice President Hubert Humphrey - and he was Springfield's own.
Tuesday Dec 3
Mythology has overshadowed the facts on JFK
November marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Great Falls Tribune
On our minds: Kennedys' Secret Service agent
JFK's personal role and actions during his administration's checkerboard of nights and days have never ceased to fascinate all.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
'Dallas 1963' revives memories of a hostile time
Start with three cups of quiet collaboration, add in a dash of rumor, a teaspoon each of anti-Semitism, segregation and Red Scare, and a tablespoon of divisive politics.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Huffington Post
President Kennedy's False Legacy
The 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's November 22, 1963, assassination reminds us of how thoroughly myth has overtaken the facts in his legacy.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Political Hitman Roger Stone Cuts and Runs on L.A. Radio Talk Show
Schadenfreude is a dish best served hot. So it was with great relish we learned that one of our least favorite people, Nixon protege/apologist and political hitman Roger Stone, folded like a cheap suit on L.A. talk radio last week at the first sign of resistance to Stone's current scam, a book on the JFK assassination.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Huffington Post
JFK, the Assassination, and the Avoidable Tragedy of Vietnam
A half-century has elapsed since that cold Dallas afternoon when President John F. Kennedy was murdered.
The Daily Democrat
JFK anniversary: Power transfer can be fraught after a president's death
As President John F. Kennedy lay dying 50 years ago at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Vice President Lyndon Johnson was hurried into a small room in Minor Medicine, where he stood silently against a wall.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Tapes possibly altered on Kennedy flight from Dallas
John F. Kennedy arrived in Dallas on Air Force One before noon on Nov. 22, 1963.
Phil Windley's Technometria
Books on Kennedy's Assassination
I was five years old when JFK was assassinated. Even at that young age, I wasn't immune to the magic of the Kennedys - maybe I could relate to him because he had children around my age.
Did LBJ kill JFK?
"After tomorrow those godd-n Kennedys will never embarrass me again. That's not a threat.
Was You Sad When JFK Was Kill?
Fifty years after the shooting at Dealey Plaza, the conspiracy theories of the assassination - variously blaming the mob, the CIA, Fidel Castro, a Secret Service accident, Lyndon Johnson and others - remain just that, theories.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Town Talk
Louisiana academics ponder the "what ifs" about JFK
MONROE, La. -- While the nation recognizes the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, some may pause Friday to wonder how America would be today if JFK had lived.
How Lyndon Johnson handled transition of presidency -
And on that Friday afternoon the very cars that had driven one president to Parkland Memorial Hospital were taking another president to Love Field.
's Gut Check for November 22, 2013
When the troubled federal health care website came online, the key "Anonymous Shopper" function was nowhere to be found - even though it passed a key test almost two weeks before HealthCare.gov launched.
Poll: Who killed Kennedy?
Fifty years after President Kennedy's assassination, numerous polls indicate that most Americans now believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted as part of a broader plot or conspiracy.
The trashing of JFK's space legacy
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Rand Simberg, a space blogger and engineering consultant, took to the pages of USA Today in a November 22, 2013 article that sought to trash the fallen president's space legacy.
LBJ Presidency Was Born On Heels Of Tragedy
The 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination also serves as a reminder to how Lyndon Johnson stepped in to lead the country during a perilous moment in history.
John F. Kennedy's alternative history
What if John F. Kennedy had survived the wounds he suffered on November 22, 1963? In the midst of all the television specials, news reports and books that have surfaced for the fiftieth anniversary of his death, one might make you think beyond the conspiracy theories.