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  • JFK assassination: Who's the best actor in a Kennedy-themed movie?

    JFK assassination: Who's the best actor in a Kennedy-themed movie?
    By now you’ve read all the recaps of the JFK assassination and all the "who’s the best actor who played Kennedy" blog posts that you ever thought you would. But JFK movies go beyond those who played the man himself: to wit, Kevin Costner...
  • Eclectic crowds flock to Dallas' Dealey Plaza before JFK memorial

    DALLAS — A day before Dallas will pause to observe the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, the crowds already began to gather in Dealey Plaza. Some people came to leave flowers, some to examine the grassy knoll, some to visit...
  • Cop at JFK killing searched depository, called out, 'Here's a rifle'

    Cop at JFK killing searched depository, called out, 'Here's a rifle'
    DALLAS — Back in 1963, Dallas Sheriff’s Deputy Eugene Boone rushed to the scene of the shooting of President John F. Kennedy. As the 50th anniversary of the assassination approaches, Boone, 75 and living in Abilene, Texas, shared memories of...
  • JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began

    It was the assassination that launched a thousand conspiracy theories. Soon after President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, the "who killed Kennedy?" debate began, and 50 years later, it continues. There have been books, movies and...
  • Bells shatter a November morning

    SACRAMENTO — Five bells rang, followed by the clack-clack of paper spewing from the Teletype. It was a bulletin. "Dallas, Nov. 22 (UPI)—Three shots were fired at President Kennedy's motorcade today in downtown Dallas." Five bells for a...
  • JFK assassination: Where readers were when they heard the news

    Dozens of readers have sent us their memories of Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. In reading those letters, one common experience emerges: Almost all of those who wrote about where they were that day 50...
  • Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy

    Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy
    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday placed a wreath at President Kennedy's grave, marking 50 years since the assassination that helped shape the presidency and every man who has held the office since. Obama was just 2 years old, a babbling...
  • Officer J.D. Tippit's widow recalls JFK assassination, legacy

    DALLAS — On Friday, the city will mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination with a ceremony in Dealey Plaza. Among those planning to attend is Marie Tippit, widow of J.D. Tippit, the Dallas police officer shot and killed...
  • 'Girl in Blue,' now working in Scranton, was eyewitness to JFK assassination

    'Girl in Blue,' now working in Scranton, was eyewitness to JFK assassination
    She is known as the "Girl in Blue." For years, the schoolgirl in the blue jacket who perched atop a stone pedestal in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 22, 1963 - and documented in grainy photographs and film clips - tantalized historians...
  • History relives the week of JFK's assassination on Twitter

    History relives the week of JFK's assassination on Twitter
    It was 50 years ago this week that President John F. Kennedy made his fateful trip to Dallas where he was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald and America's course in the 1960s was altered forever. It's events like this that a cable channel dedicated to...
  • Dan Rather on CBS, Benghazi: 'The Bush story was a true story'

    Dan Rather on CBS, Benghazi: 'The Bush story was a true story'
    Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather participated in a media conference call Thursday to discuss AXS TV's one-hour special, "My Days in Dallas: A Remembrance With Dan Rather," which premieres Monday at 5 p.m. PST. Talk of the chaotic events...
  • History Launches 'JFK Twitter Takeover' For 50th Anniversary of Assassination

    Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy's assassination, the ways the public shares information are now vastly different. History is highlighting this by Tweeting play-by-play accounts Kennedy's final days as it builds up to the shooting's 50th...