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John F. Kennedy

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  • Loyola University Maryland unveils new alumni house

    Loyola University Maryland unveils new alumni house
    Loyola University Maryland will officially open the first alumni house in its 162-year history on Jan. 13. "This is kind of our new front door for the alumni," said Megan Gillick, of Keswick, vice president for advancement . Loyola changed from a...
  • New Maryland House travel plaza set to open in mid-January

    New Maryland House travel plaza set to open in mid-January
    After being off-limits to visitors for more than a year, the Maryland House Travel Plaza on I-95 is expected to re-open later this month. The 50-year-old travel plaza, located just south of Aberdeen on the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway, has been...
  • Did the weather make a difference in JFK's assassination?

    Did the weather make a difference in JFK's assassination?
    If it had kept raining in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, would it have changed history? Several books and articles have pondered this question. President John F Kennedy greeted a crowd on a misty morning rain in Fort Worth at 8:45 a.m. central standard time....
  • People like Adlai

    In a post earlier today, I said that I appreciated John F. Kennedy's having heeded "people like Adlai Stevenson rather than the Joint Chiefs and war hawks during the missile crisis." By that I meant that Kennedy listened to Stevenson and to people...
  • Towson author writes a history of conspiracy theories in America

    Towson author writes a history of conspiracy theories in America
    As Jesse Walker sees it, the Land of the Free is rife with paranoid theories about everyone and everything. We always have been a nation that seeks out subversives lurking in the amber waves of grain. And we always will be, though the Towson author says...
  • View from on high: a memory of the March

    View from on high: a memory of the March
    In the spring of 1963, when I was a student at the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General Corps School in Charlottesville, Va., the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to town to speak to the student body of the University of Virginia. At the time, my brother,...
  • Mildred A. Blumenthal, philanthropist

    Mildred A. Blumenthal, philanthropist
    Mildred A. "Mitzi" Blumenthal, a former substitute teacher and philanthropist, died Monday from anemia at Sunrise of Pikesville, an assisted-living facility. She was 96. The former Mildred Alexander was born in Baltimore and raised on Loyola Southway...
  • Five Questions for Frank Gunion

    Five Questions for Frank Gunion
    Frank Gunion was studying international relations in college in 1968 when he decided to open a small surf shack at the beach. He sold handmade surfboards and a few swimsuits. Today, the small wood hut he called South Moon Under has grown into an upscale...
  • Sun columnists politically lopsided

    Once again, The Sun has proven that Maryland is a one-party state. Yes, there are columns in the newspaper by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., but columnist Thomas F. Schaller and frequent contributor Jules Witcover more than make up for any...
  • Harford residents recall March on Washington 50 years later

    Harford residents recall March on Washington 50 years later
    For Aberdeen resident Janice Grant, it meant feeling like a real American for the first time. Before the 1963 March on Washington, the longtime civil rights activist had grown up knowing there were things she could not do because she was black. When...
  • Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW

    Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW
    The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
  • Lou Panos, longtime political reporter, columnist for Evening Sun, AP, dies

    Lou Panos, longtime political reporter, columnist for Evening Sun, AP, dies
    Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87. His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...