Bagpipes played, a British cavalry officer stood guard and a flame burned steady as it has for 50 years at President John F. Kennedy’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery.
The website of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has a lot of resources for those interested in learning more about the nation’s 35th Commander in Chief.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray vividly recalls November 22, 1963. Gray had turned 21 less than two weeks earlier and was studying psychology at George Washington University.
Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, thousands will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in Dealey Plaza, through which the president’s motorcade passed when shots rang out.
A retired newspaper man recalls reluctantly being tasked with serving as a pallbearer at the funeral for Lee Harvey Oswald.
A half-century later, the memory of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination still resonates for those who remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard the unthinkable news. But for those born decades later, it may be difficult to see the president’s death on Nov. 22, 1963 as more than a fact in a history book.
Iconic images that document events surrounding one of the darkest days in American history — the assassination of president John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy’s grave and presenting a freedom medal that Kennedy conceived before his assassination 50 years ago this week.
A recent Gallup poll shows that more than half of all Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone when he took the life of former President John F. Kennedy.
Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view. The contents of these files are partially known — and intriguing — and conspiracy buffs are not the only ones seeking to open them for a closer look.