| 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 24, 2013
| 1:20 PM
As a teenager in the 1970s, I learned about the paranoid style of American politics from the Kennedy assassination. Between seventh grade, when I discovered the Warren Commission report, and my junior year in high school, when I wrote a term paper...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"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 ("...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:09 PM
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....
| Sep 26, 2011
Shel Hershorn, a photojournalist who documented the tumult of the 1960s and then dropped out to live a rustic lifestyle in northern New Mexico, died Sept. 17 at a nursing home in Espanola, N.M. He was 82.
Born in Denver on June 11, 1929, Herbert...
| Apr 27, 2011
Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:32 PM
There's nothing the hipster demographic likes to do more than flog a trend to death, and in recent weeks I've found myself fighting the urge to run pell-mell through the streets of Echo Park, knocking stingy-brim fedoras off every third......
| Dec 5, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Brentwood residents won't guess what auctioneer Nate D. Sanders has dug up. "It's Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin," Laura Yntema, one of Sanders' managers, explained at his auction house tucked behind a row of Barrington Avenue apartment units. A funeral home....