There's an old joke about a conspiracy theorist who dies and comes face-to-face with the Almighty Himself. “All right,” the theorist thinks, “now I finally get to find out the truth!” So he asks God: “Who shot John F. Kennedy?”
Marion "Mimi" Alford, a 69-year-old grandmother, in her new book, tells the story of her 18-month sexual affair (June 1962 to November 1963) with former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, when she was a 19-year-old intern in the White House.
According to newly released documents, Cuban leader Fidel Castro suggested a Soviet nuclear strike on the United States in the early 1980s. Castro was dissuaded by Soviet explanations that a radioactive cloud from such a strike would also devastate Cuba.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy and founder of the Special Olympics, has died in hospital in Cape Cod, Massachusetts aged 88. Her family were at her bedside when she passed away.
I remember President John F. Kennedy’s election. I remember people thinking Catholics would take over the country then. I remember before Kennedy’s assassination, hate-mongers went on the offensive. And that's why I worry today.
The liberal icon known as Ted Kennedy was infuriated by comments made about former US President Lyndon B. Johnson by US Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton. As a result, Kennedy chose to endorse Barack Obama instead.
President Kennedy signing the 1961 Amendments into law, June 30, 1961. Shown with the President are (left to right) Rep. Carl Albert (D-OK); Rep. Wilbur Mills (D-AR); Sen. John J. Williams (R-DE); Rep. Thomas J. O'Brien (D-IL); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Sen. Robert S. Kerr (D-OK); Rep. John W. Byrnes (R-WS); Abraham Ribicoff, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; and Wilbur J. Cohen, Assistant Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. SSA History Archives.
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John F. Kennedy motorcade, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963. Partially restored version of original file with some artifacts removed.