Linda Reames Polete

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A Bystander’s View of History

In this week’s issue of the magazine, Adam Gopnik writes about the assassination of J.F.K, fifty years later.<p>The events of November 22, 1963, have been pored over endlessly, and Abraham Zapruder’s infamous footage of the shooting remains one of the most studied pieces of film in the world. Shot …

‘The Great War’ Collects Astonishing Photographs From World War I (PHOTOS)

World War I was not the first war to be photographed, but it was the first conflict where soldiers and civilians alike took up their own cameras to …

The Week in Photos: November 2, 2013

From Boston’s baseball joy and Elmo’s White House visit to the plight of Syrian refugees, a look at the most striking images from the past seven days.<p>…

The week in pictures

Rare hybrid solar eclipse wows world - Photos

A partial Solar eclipse is seen just after sunrise over the Queens borough of New York across the East River on Nov. 3, 2013 in New York.<p>By Tariq Malik, Space.com<p>A rare solar eclipse that began as a "ring of fire" and transformed into a spectacular total eclipse of the sun amazed skywatchers from …

JFK in Photos

Fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, The Atlantic has resurfaced some of its best journalism about the 35th president and his legacy in a new collection: JFK In His Time and Ours. Although Kennedy was in office for barely more than a thousand days, his presidency and his presence …

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The Week in Pictures: Oct. 31 - Nov. 7 - Photos

Week in pictures: 2-8 November 2013

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That's one big tree! Watch as the Christmas tree is erected in Rockefeller Center - Photos

A crane lifts the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree into place in front of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.<p>A 76-foot-tall Norway Spruce is erected in Rockefeller Plaza in preparation for the Dec. 4 lighting. See a time lapse video of the process.<p>Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a …

The fall of the Berlin Wall

After 40 years of Cold War tensions, no one expected the quick 1989 collapse of Eastern European communist governments.<p>On Dec. 17, 1989, the Los Angeles Times published a special 14-page report on the changes in Eastern Europe. The section began by reporting:<p>Standing in history’s limelight is no …

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Super typhoon Haiyan leaves trail of destruction - in pictures

As the super typhoon moves off towards Vietnam, the Philippine islanders begin search and rescue efforts and government agencies try to reach those left stranded, hungry and destitute by the storm's wake

Typhoon Haiyan: 'Surging Sea' Blamed for Countless Deaths

The casualty count is being characterized as catastrophic in the central Philippines from the powerful typhoon that ripped through the region, with …

Weather

The Irish Monster

en_US<p>article<p>Mullaghmore roars to life in Ireland.<p>https://www.surfer.com/photos/mullaghmore/<p>SURFER Magazine<p>2013-11-05T19:02:49-08:00

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