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14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

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The Kennedy Camelot Years in Pictures

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE GUN JACK RUBY USED TO KILL LEE HARVEY OSWALD?

Dallas nightclub owner JACK RUBY shot JFK’s reputed killer LEE HARVEY OSWALD in full view of millions watching live on TV. WHAT happened to the …

Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy's Death

The first thing T. Jeremy Gunn says when you ask him about President John F. Kennedy's assassination is, "I'm not a conspiracy theorist. I don't have a theory about what happened."<p>But he knows <i>a lot</i> about it from his work for the Assassination Records Review Board, established by Congress in 1992, …

Last Words JFK Heard Before He Was Shot

The 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination is almost upon us and surprisingly enough we are still learning things about one of the darkest days in …

Los Angeles Times’ images of President Kennedy [updated]

John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas.<p>Starting in the 1950s, Kennedy, a Democrat from Massachusetts, often visited Los Angeles. His sister Patricia was married to actor Peter Lawford.<p>Two of the Los Angeles Times’ most popular JFK …

How We Should Remember John F. Kennedy

To honor his memory, it's important to place him in his era of bold optimism and hard realism—and alongside other great leaders of that era.<p>President John F. Kennedy once described himself as an “idealist without illusions.” Now in my 88th year as one of the dwindling number of surviving members of …