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AP/Jacquelyn Martin

The Legend Will Never Die

Professors and pundits are downgrading President Kennedy’s legacy these days, seeing him as an ordinary, even ineffective leader. The people, three-quarters of them, according to polling done this month by the Gallup organization, rate him as the greatest of modern presidents.

Posted on Nov 22, 2013 READ MORE


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AP/Harry Harris

What We Lost

Whenever we reflect on the horror of Nov. 22, 1963, we mourn not only the murder of a graceful and inspiring leader but also a steady ebbing in the years thereafter of our faith in what we could achieve through public life and common endeavor.

Posted on Nov 20, 2013 READ MORE

Aaron Shikler [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Kennedy Myth? The Kennedy Legacy?

This month alone, at least 140 books about our 35th president have been or will be released.

Posted on Nov 15, 2013 READ MORE

New Video Shows JFK on Eve of Assassination

Eight-millimeter footage of the 35th president taken the night before his assassination was just discovered in Texas.

Posted on May 16, 2010 READ MORE

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