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John F. Kennedy

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  • Two West Hartford Students To Be Honored In Washington D.C.

    WEST HARTFORD — Thomas Doelger won't be joining the rest of his class at Tuesday's graduation ceremony at Hall High School. Instead, he'll be in the nation's capital rehearsing with famed choreographer Bill T. Jones for a performance at the John F....
  • Iraq vets say Obama's promise of no combat for U.S. advisers will be hard to keep

    WASHINGTON Given how quickly Iraqi security forces have ceded large chunks of territory to Islamist militants in the last week, Americans who've fought in Iraq say President Barack Obama's insistence that the up to 300 military advisers headed there...
  • A Knight of Camelot comes to Katie’s campaign aid

     
    Democratic candidate for governor Katie McGinty has more than held her own during recent campaign debates/forums across the state. But that performance has not translated into extra money or public support for the former White House environment adviser...
  • The Holocaust mistake at Rialto schools is more than a glitch

    The Holocaust mistake at Rialto schools is more than a glitch
    Here's an assignment: Do some research on the topic of President John F. Kennedy and write a paper on whether he existed or not, with evidence from both sides. Can't be done? You're right. Kennedy's tenure as president is simply a fact. It can't be...
  • Science fiction roundup: 'Afterparty,' 'The Memory Garden,' 'My Real Children'

    Science fiction roundup: 'Afterparty,' 'The Memory Garden,' 'My Real Children'
    Here are three new science fiction titles worth checking out. Afterparty by Daryl Gregory, Tor, 302 pages, $26.99 Questions about the nature of consciousness and perception sound like a weighty load for a thriller to carry, but these issues have...
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • Cook County judge removed from bench

    Cook County judge removed from bench
    A Cook County judge who was found to be legally insane when she shoved a courthouse deputy in 2012 was removed from the bench Friday by a state judicial panel that found that the "unpredictable" nature of her bipolar disorder put the public at risk....
  • Tribute to Jack Lemmon needs only to squeeze in son Chris

    Tribute to Jack Lemmon needs only to squeeze in son Chris
    At one point in "Jack Lemmon Returns," the intriguing new show at the Royal George Theatre from the impresario Hershey Felder, you see a still photo from the fine 1962 movie about alcoholism, "Days of Wine and Roses," directed by Blake Edwards. The shot...
  • Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins

     Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins
    On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
  • Is the U.S. losing the tech race?

     Is the U.S. losing the tech race?
    We've all heard the dire pronouncements: U.S. science and technology is losing ground to its global competitors because of a nationwide shortage of scientists and engineers, due primarily to the many failures of K-12 education. But are these gloomy...
  • Why Elizabeth Warren's new book doesn't read like presidential prologue

    Why Elizabeth Warren's new book doesn't read like presidential prologue
    Elizabeth Warren's ninth book is a campaign biography with a twist. Warren, who emerged as a national figure during the early days of the financial crisis, rapidly became a star of the Democratic Party's liberal-populist wing. Her 2012 Senate campaign...
  • Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status

    Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status
    The Adlai Stevenson Farm received national landmark status Wednesday, a prestigious designation that the former Illinois governor’s family hopes will remind people about the importance of public service and political civility. Located in Mettawa,...