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John F. Kennedy

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  • Poem recalls Kennedy assassination

    Seeing footage of CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, his voice catching as he announces Preisdent John F. Kennedy's death, sends a chill through Diane Scharper, a poet and author who teaches writing at Towson University. "Even now, it brings tears to your...
  • In its 51st year, JFK 50 Mile race keeps competitors coming back

    In its 51st year, JFK 50 Mile race keeps competitors coming back
    Fred Schumacher knew the race was worse than he thought it would be when he watched a group of Marines climb into a pickup truck and quit after the first few checkpoints. The first JFK 50 Mile race Schumacher ran, on March 30 1974, offered a...
  • 50 years later, Baltimoreans remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy

    50 years later, Baltimoreans remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
  • JFK helps open Northeastern Expressway in Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 21, 1963: More than 5,000 people were on hand to see President John F. Kennedy open the Northeastern Expressway. The President arrived via helicopter and then walked to a podium as the...
  • 5 Questions with Chambers President Rick Snellinger

    5 Questions with Chambers President Rick Snellinger
    James H. Chambers founded the H. Chambers Co. in 1889 as a painting and wallpaper firm working in Baltimore's religious institutions and the homes of the city's upper crust. Over the next century, the business grew into one of the country's elite...
  • Baltimore athletes remember being 'dazed,' 'shaken' on weekend of JFK's death

    Baltimore athletes remember being 'dazed,' 'shaken' on weekend of JFK's death
    Fifty years ago Friday, Orioles farmhand Bobby Floyd sat in a dugout, wondering why umpires were huddled grimly at home plate in the fifth inning of a Florida Instructional League game. Quickly, word spread. President John F. Kennedy was dead. In...
  • Cardin, Scott square off over Obamacare

    Cardin, Scott square off over Obamacare
    WASHINGTON -- The show was ostensibly focused on the legacy of President John F. Kennedy -- and the possibility of transformational change in politics and government. But Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, and Sen. Tim Scott, a South Carolina...
  • November 22, 1963 through a YouTube Lens [Commentary]

    November 22, 1963 through a YouTube Lens [Commentary]
    It's a rambling conversation among three high school students at the next table, interrupted by customized ring tones and scores of texts. So they talk, and their heads bob up and down, and their fingers are in constant motion. What catches my attention...
  • 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 was an inspiration to a generation [Commentary]

    The walk home from school is what I remember most. It should have been a lighthearted schoolboy stroll for a sixth grader on a cloudy and mild Friday in late November, filled with visions of the weekend ahead and the long Thanksgiving holiday just a few...