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John F. Kennedy Assassination (1963)

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  • Ruby Dee: A TV Trailblazer Who Was Not Allowed to Dance with George C. Scott

    Ruby Dee scored plenty of film and stage triumphs during her long career in showbiz. The actress who died Wednesday at the age of 91 is equally renowned for her activism on behalf of civil rights and other humanitarian causes. But Dee also left a proud...
  • Obama's address at UC Irvine sparks memories of another time

    As he listens to President Obama speak to the 2014 UC Irvine graduating class during a commencement celebration today at Angel Stadium, James McGaugh said he’ll be reflecting on an academic rite of passage held 50 years ago in “similarly...
  • TV Review: CNN's 'The Sixties'

    Tethered to the rather sobering notion that the youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year, CNN's "The Sixties" provides a nostalgic if not particularly insightful look at that tumultuous decade, one that inevitably features considerable overlap as it...
  • Review: 'The Dylanologists' by David Kinney

    Review: 'The Dylanologists' by David Kinney
    Prior to John Lennon's 1980 murder at the hands of an obsessive Beatles aficionado, the most infamous rock fan was A.J. Weberman, a man who memorized every Bob Dylan lyric, taught Dylan classes, wrote Dylan books (including a Dylan-to-English dictionary),...
  • Bryan Cranston: All the World's His Stage

    Spend enough time with Bryan Cranston and he'll show you the imaginary dial he uses to visualize how someone -- anyone, including you -- lives life. "I came up with this gauge 15, 20 years ago," he says, launching into a monologue with the easy...
  • Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86

    Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86
    Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...
  • TV Review: 'Mad Men'

    Reviewing a "Mad Men" season premiere often feels like the parable about blind men describing an elephant. Based on exposure to just a small part of the beast, it's easy to draw an incomplete and inaccurate picture. That said, the start to the...
  • L.A. Phil's Minimalist Jukebox has maximum exposure in the Southland

    L.A. Phil's Minimalist Jukebox has maximum exposure in the Southland
    "This primitivistic music goes on and on," the prescient San Francisco Chronicle music and art critic Alfred Frankenstein wrote in his 1964 review of the premiere of Terry Riley's "In C." "At times you feel you have never done anything all your life...
  • Chan Lowe: The Kennedy assassination 50th anniversary

    Chan Lowe: The Kennedy assassination 50th anniversary
    Leaving aside the emotions about John F. Kennedy and his death (of which others can speak with greater eloquence than I) the most fascinating aspect of his assassination is that it is such a precise mass snapshot in time.   Virtually everyone who...
  • JFK assassination reporter recalls Zapruder saying, 'I know he's dead'

    JFK assassination reporter recalls Zapruder saying, 'I know he's dead'
    Darwin Payne, 76, of Dallas, was among the crowd of reporters dispatched to cover the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Now a professor emeritus of communications at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Payne discussed...
  • 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-...
  • New Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has built-in following in Japan

    New Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has built-in following in Japan
    TOKYO -- In the late 1980s, when Katsumi Suzuki was 20, he was mesmerized when he heard a recording of John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. "I heard the words 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country' and those...