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  • In death and in life, TV fixated on JFK

    As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a Carrie...
  • Dallas mayor says he's worked on JFK speech since January

    It’s the biggest speech of his political career. He started writing it in January. But Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings isn’t offering any previews of the address that he’ll deliver in Dealey Plaza on Nov. 22, when the city commemorates the...
  • In Dallas, events mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination

     In Dallas, events mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination
    DALLAS — The city's official commemoration event, "The 50th: Honoring the Memory of President John F. Kennedy," will be Nov. 22 in Dealey Plaza and includes historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough reading excerpts from some of...
  • Anniversary of JFK assassination spawns flood of new titles

    Anniversary of JFK assassination spawns flood of new titles
    When is enough enough? When will the bookshelves finally buckle and break under the weight of books about John Fitzgerald Kennedy, this country's 35th president? There have been, by various estimates, more than 40,000 books written about him and...
  • Cozy depot reveals immense role of railroads in Florida and beyond

    Cozy depot reveals immense role of railroads in Florida and beyond
    Perhaps there's something special about years that end in 3 or 13, because we've had a bumper crop of anniversaries this year, in 2013. And this week, a friendly Winter Garden building with a formidable history marks its centennial when the Central...
  • Dallas 50 years later

    Dallas 50 years later
    Ronald Fuller was bleeding after a fall. Carl Tanner was complaining of chest pain. In all, 23 people were being treated in the emergency room of Parkland Memorial Hospital at lunchtime on Nov. 22, 1963. None of the doctors or nurses caring for everyday...
  • Even after 50 years, JFK conspiracy theories abound

    "The moment that changed America" reads Time magazine's Nov. 25 edition -- speaking of JFK's assassination. So the conventional wisdom is that news magazines are finished and useless. I suggest you look at Time's two stories by David Von Drehle ("...
  • Dallas to mark JFK assassination with wide array of events

    Dallas to mark JFK assassination with wide array of events
    DALLAS — The city is preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination with events designed to celebrate his legacy and show how far Dallas, and the country, have come since that fall day in 1963. In addition to a city-...
  • Fifty years later, memories of JFK's assassination remain vivid for local coaches

    Fifty years later, memories of JFK's assassination remain vivid for local coaches
    Ray Smith and Bubba Hooker were in class, winding down the week before Thanksgiving. Mike Smith was waiting for his car to be repaired. Dennis Koutoufas saw it hit home at his Catholic school. And Mike Tallon delivered the news to his shocked community....
  • Lamar Waldron won't let go of the Kennedy assassination

    "TO THIS day I have serious doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone," Secretary of State John Kerry told Tom Brokaw of NBC News the other day. Of course, this month marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, which has revived interest...
  • Seeking the truth behind the tragedy

    Barb Junkkarinen emerges from the bedroom with the gift her husband and son gave her one Christmas. It's a 1940 Italian-made rifle, like the one Lee Harvey Oswald fired from a sixth-floor window at the Texas School Book Depository, killing President...
  • Still Fresh: The Day JFK Was Shot

    Still Fresh: The Day JFK Was Shot
    For those who are at least 55, the events of Nov. 22, 1963, are forever sealed in the collective memory. Ever fresh. Ever horrifying. Whether in school, at home or in the workplace, we heard the dreadful news on that Friday: John F. Kennedy has been...