America does not need another elite Kennedy pretending to lead us out of the darkness of authoritarian capitalism, racism, militarism and other evils.
Newly released records offer riveting details on the way intelligence services operated at the time.
The documents made public late Thursday capture the frantic days after President Kennedy's assassination in 1963. Meanwhile, the FBI and CIA get some records blocked.
The National Archives has until Thursday to disclose the trove of remaining files related to John Kennedy's 1963 assassination.
John F. Kennedy on World Peace in 1963: 'No Problem of Human Destiny Is Beyond Human Beings' (Video)
Fifty-four years after the "Peace Speech," the 35th president's words still inspire hope that building peace is possible.
"I never did a movie because it was good for my career," the director tells Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer in a hard-hitting conversation about filmmaking, America's military exploits, Russia and other topics. (Transcript added.)
Following protests at a number of airports across the country and legal intervention by civil liberties watchdog groups, a U.S. District Court temporarily halts the deportation of people with valid visas or approved refugee papers.
The renowned linguist offers a powerful assessment of the next president, explaining that while it is still unclear what Donald Trump will actually do, he is, in Chomsky's words, an "ignorant, thin-skinned megalomaniac."
As FDR mastered radio and JFK conquered TV, Donald Trump rules the Internet like no other candidate.