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John F. Kennedy

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • John F. Kennedy forever a part of the Harford Co. legacy

    John F. Kennedy forever a part of the Harford Co. legacy
    In life and death, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago Friday, had numerous ties to Harford County, beyond the Northeastern Expressway that traverses the county and bears his name. Kennedy campaigned in Harford when most local...
  • Perryville gearing up for Christmas festivals, tree-lighting

    It took my breath away – the funeral procession for fallen Fire Policeman David Barr was unbelievable. It is a testament to the hero that he was. Godspeed, David Barr. Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star honored its deputy grand...
  • 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...
  • Army-Navy hoopla begins well before the game

    Army-Navy hoopla begins well before the game
    Phil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....
  • Voting Rights Act is still vital

    Voting Rights Act is still vital
    There is no denying that this nation has come a mighty long way since Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., in 1965, when marchers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, seeking the right to vote, were attacked by police and one of them, John Lewis, almost lost his life....
  • Remembering Richard Ben Cramer and his magnum opus

    Remembering Richard Ben Cramer and his magnum opus
    An old reporter often begins his daily routine by turning to the newspaper's obituary page with mild trepidation, fearing another friend has gone to that great newsroom in the sky. So it was this week in reading of the death in Baltimore, at only 62, of...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....