| Nov 16, 2013
At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Fifty years ago Friday, Orioles farmhand Bobby Floyd sat in a dugout, wondering why umpires were huddled grimly at home plate in the fifth inning of a Florida Instructional League game.
Quickly, word spread. President John F. Kennedy was dead. In...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Stanley F. Stearns, the photographer who captured the image of a young John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting his late father, a picture that instantly evokes memories of the Camelot era, died of lung cancer Friday at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Harwood, his...
| Feb 9, 2014
Mary Frances Veeck had to think about the question for a few seconds: How would her late husband of 35 years, the legendary baseball executive Bill Veeck, handle being 100 years old?
"Bill at 100?" she finally responded during a recent phone interview...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:47 PM
On Nov. 23, 1963, the day after President Kennedy was shot, NBC News producer and director Frederic Rheinstein was in a remote broadcast truck outside Dallas' city hall with his crew. Suddenly, a stranger poked his head through an open window.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"If he had lived, there would be no Kennedy myth, no Camelot!" said Pat Buchanan.
I, YOUR Liz, have lived through a plethora of U.S. history that a lot of people didn't get to experience; I having been here on this Earth since 1923. But nothing...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Breaking Bad's series finale last week was good, really good. I came late to the "Breaking Bad" party, but I am glad I got inside the door before the series ended. Great television. Sunday nights won't be the same for me. Maybe, if I get a chance, I...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Nov. 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Get ready for more of this:
"John F. Kennedy was murdered by a conspiracy involving disgruntled CIA agents, anti-Castro Cubans, and members of the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
50 years ago this month — on Nov. 22, 1963 — President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald (himself later shot and killed by Jack Ruby). The JFK assassination caused political, social and emotional upheavals...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Having scored record ratings with a movie adaptation of "Killing Lincoln," the first in Bill O'Reilly's "Fox News clearly doesn't pay me enough" book series, National Geographic Channel's decision to air "Killing Kennedy" timed to the 50th anniversary...
| Oct 27, 2013
As one of the surviving members of the staff of the Warren Commission, which investigated and issued a report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, I am not looking forward to the coming weeks: Nov. 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:59 AM
When you’ve been having phone conversations with comedian Richard Lewis for the past three decades, it doesn’t take long for him to warm up.
But this time is different.
Sure, he starts out light, contemplating his place in comedy, his...