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CATEGORY: John F. Kennedy
Historic Presidential Affairs That Never Made it To the Tabloids
May 7, 2018

FDR and Eleanor had a special arrangement, LBJ had no shame, and Harding had a favorite closet. Read More

How Presidential Assassinations Changed U.S. Politics
April 27, 2018

Four U.S. presidents have been assassinated while in office - all were brought down by gunfire. And each of these presidential assassinations helped usher in a wave of important reforms and a new political era. Read More

What Physics Reveals About the JFK Assassination
April 26, 2018

A new study suggests the 'grassy knoll' JFK assassination theory is bogus. Read More

Trump Holds Some JFK Assassination Files Back, Sets New 3-Year Deadline
April 26, 2018

Despite a promise to release everything on April 26, 2018, the Trump administration is withholding certain material in the JFK Assassination archive for extra review. Read More

Ted Kennedy’s Chappaquiddick Incident: What Really Happened
April 6, 2018

The fateful events at Chappaquiddick ended Mary Jo Kopechne’s life and derailed Ted Kennedy’s presidential ambitions for good. Read More

10 Modern Presidential Speeches Every American Should Know
February 16, 2018

Presidential speeches reveal the United States’ challenges, hopes, dreams and temperature of the nation, as much as they do the wisdom and perspective of the leader speaking them—even in the age of Twitter. Read More

Presidential Portraits that Pop
February 12, 2018

Here are the back stories to some of the most intriguing presidential renderings. Read More

How a Little-Known ’60s Congressman Unwittingly Upended U.S. Immigration
February 2, 2018

Lawmakers thought focusing on family unification would preserve the immigration status quo. The result was just the opposite. Read More

5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues
January 18, 2018

These Presidents didn't want the state of their health to affect the state of the nation. Read More

What Is the Nuclear ‘Button’ and Where Did It Come From?
January 3, 2018

Every president since Kennedy has carried the nuclear football, but none have ever used it. Read More