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John F. Kennedy Assassination (1963)

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  • Georges Garinther, civilian engineer

    Georges Garinther, civilian engineer
    Georges R. Garinther, a retired Army civilian engineer who studied ordnance noise and once examined the acoustics of the John F. Kennedy assassination, died March 9 of complications from heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at his daughter's Havre de...
  • Here's how we do it

    Earlier today, Robert of Cross Keys, a longtime reader here at Wordville, made this request on Facebook: "I would love to know the secret of making edits quickly and decisively, so that I may share it with my bosses who live to re-edit. If my office...
  • Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]

    Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
  • The fog of November, a half-century later [Column]

    The fog of November, a half-century later [Column]
    We were changing classes, walking outside from the "old" to "new" buildings of my high school in Wallingford, Pa., a southwestern suburb of Philadelphia. It was November. It was chilly and overcast. It was Friday afternoon, maybe 10 minutes to 2, or so,...
  • Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]

    Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. And it's more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward Democrats....
  • John F. Kennedy forever a part of the Harford Co. legacy

    John F. Kennedy forever a part of the Harford Co. legacy
    In life and death, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago Friday, had numerous ties to Harford County, beyond the Northeastern Expressway that traverses the county and bears his name. Kennedy campaigned in Harford when most local...
  • Three new 20-minute operas on American themes

    Three new 20-minute operas on American themes
    The other day (OK, it was last week -- your humble correspondent has been way behind on everything lately), Washington National Opera presented the premieres of three 20-minute pieces that as part of itsĀ  second annual American Opera Initiative. I found...
  • On November 22

    Though my memories of the assassination of John F. Kennedy are vivid and have marked me, and I expect never to forget the terrible sound of those muffled drums in the funeral procession, I do not feel compelled to share the mundane circumstances of a...
  • Kennedy assassination an indelible memory [Letter]

    Kennedy assassination an indelible memory [Letter]
    The recent articles about America of Nov. 22, 1963 and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have been wonderful; it was such an important time in American history. However, one very universal memory has been left out from the baby boomers just...
  • How are we thankful? Let's count the ways [Senior Circles]

    This is a special time for giving thanks and for sharing memories and blessings. One of our "Senior Circles" readers, Tom Brzezinski, of Marriottsville, shared information on a special Thanksgiving eve service of Giving Thanks at First Evangelical...
  • Audio from the Boston Symphony concert Nov. 22, 1963, when Kennedy assassination news broke

    Audio from the Boston Symphony concert Nov. 22, 1963, when Kennedy assassination news broke
    In many a history of the Kennedy assassination during the past 50 years, mention has been made of the Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that was going on that awful Friday afternoon, and how the ensemble changed the program to play the Funeral March...
  • North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove

    North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove
    Inside a one-story structure in a knot of North Laurel warehouses, the Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion. Don't, however, dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that...