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  • Seeking the truth behind the tragedy

    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...
  • John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy
    It was a Friday. I was a senior in high school in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and only had two morning classes that semester, so in the afternoon I was painting signs in a friend’s filling station when a customer came in and said the president had been...
  • JFK was arts patron in chief

    JFK was arts patron in chief
    Three days after Lee Harvey Oswald's bullet inconsolably blackened the mood of America, Leonard Bernstein tried to lift the nation's spirits by focusing on a special legacy — one that is getting too little attention in the commentary around Friday's...
  • Eclectic crowds flock to Dallas' Dealey Plaza before JFK memorial

    DALLAS — A day before Dallas will pause to observe the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, the crowds already began to gather in Dealey Plaza. Some people came to leave flowers, some to examine the grassy knoll, some to visit...
  • JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began

    It was the assassination that launched a thousand conspiracy theories. Soon after President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, the "who killed Kennedy?" debate began, and 50 years later, it continues. There have been books, movies and...
  • Around Town: Americans were more united then

    La Cañadans Joani Bartoli-Porto and Sherry Morton will never forget the events of Friday, Nov. 22, 1963. Porto was in her tenth-grade home economics class at the newly opened La Cañada High School. Morton, a freshman at LCHS, was standing in the patio...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 13 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 13 Picks
    Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination.  It was a landmark event, one that changed the course of history and left a nation forever shaken.  The assassination was one of those events where you’ll never forget where you were,...
  • Obama y los Clinton honran a Kennedy en vísperas de aniversario de su muerte

    El mandatario Barack Obama su esposa, Michelle, y el matrimonio formado por Bill y Hillary Clinton homenajearon ayer al asesinado presidente John F. Kennedy con una visita a su tumba en el cementerio de Arlington, a dos días de cumplirse 50 años desde...
  • Dallas ceremony marks JFK assassination: Millions share the moment

    Dallas ceremony marks JFK assassination: Millions share the moment
    DALLAS -- The silence was in stark contrast to the somber tolling of the bells as thousands stood in the rain and cold of Dealey Plaza on Friday to mark the exact moments 50 years ago when shots rang out and killed President Kennedy. The peals of the...
  • Dallas still feels guilt over JFK assassination

    Cities don't commit crimes, but Dallas continues to feel guilty all the same. Fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, many in the city are still burdened by the memory of that day — and the sense that, in some way they cannot put...
  • Camelot compulsion gripped a family 50 years ago, as America's 'one shining moment' ended.

    For the AARP crowd, neither the pain nor the cherished memories of America's version of Camelot have diminished at all. On Friday, The Morning Call was filled with those half-century-old emotions and, for once, vitriol did not dominate the discussions of...
  • Letters: Nov. 22, 1963

    Re "Seeking answers in JFK's assassination," Nov. 22 Watching the proliferation of media commemorations of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, I considered for the first time that shooter Lee Harvey Oswald was only 24...