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John F. Kennedy

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Decoys in Chesapeake Bay Gunning Country

    We all know that our part of Harford County is historically known for its great decoy carvers. Around the Chesapeake Bay, gunning for waterfowl was known around the entire country. We at the Aberdeen Room Museum were delighted to have a visit from...
  • 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...
  • Seniors in need could use a hand from Santa's helpers [Carney]

    We said goodbye to Daylight Savings Time, Halloween, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, and  hello to fallen leaves, early darkness — and now the season for giving. At the Parkville Senior Center, the Adopt-a-Senior and Food Drive is underway again...
  • Kennedy an unforgettable loss [Letter]

    Kennedy an unforgettable loss [Letter]
    There are milestones in our lives by which we record eras in our existence — Pearl Harbor, V-J Day, the first man on the moon, 9/11. We compare other dates to these important dates in current events. One of those events happened 50 years ago this...
  • Less was best when it came to Kennedy coverage Friday

    Less was best when it came to Kennedy coverage Friday
    I am not going to go deep on live TV coverage Friday of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy in Dallas. I was a TV columnist at the Dallas Times Herald during the 25th anniversary and I have endured all the media...