Assassination of John F. Kennedy

The eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at the grave of John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, on the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Reverent memorials mark JFK 50th anniversary

DALLAS (AP) — A half dozen Irish soldiers toting guns with brilliantly polished bayonets formed a guard of honor outside the U.S. Embassy in Dublin as the U.S. flag was lowered to half-staff in one […]

11/22/2013

This Nov. 5, 2013 photo shows an image taken by Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Dillard on Nov. 22, 1963, of spectators lying on the ground in Dealey Plaza as a motorcycle police officer drives by immediately after the shooting of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, juxtaposed outside of the current day Elm Street, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)

‘Then-and-now’ images from Dallas

NEW YORK (AP) — Scenes from Dallas related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy are seared into the memories of people around the world — Dealey Plaza, the Texas Book Depository, the “grassy knoll,” […]

11/22/2013

In this Nov. 22, 1963 photo, President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, arrive at Love Field airport in Dallas, as a television camera, above, follows them. (AP Photo/File)

Viewers responding to Kennedy remembrances

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers are responding with keen interest to the first wave of programming surrounding the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Programs about Kennedy’s life and death have drawn […]

11/19/2013

In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States of America in the cabin of the presidential plane as Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side in Dallas, Tex. (AP Photo/White House, Cecil Stoughton, File)

Historic items from JFK assassination on display

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Many items that make up the searing images from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — from the ill-fated presidential limousine, to the grave site eternal flame, to the historic […]

11/08/2013

In this Nov. 22, 1963 photo, President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, arrive at Love Field airport in Dallas, as a television camera, above, follows them. (AP Photo/File)

News and information shows explore JFK anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — “Don’t let it be forgot,” goes the plaintive song from “Camelot.” It won’t be, at least not on TV, where the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and the […]

11/07/2013

Journalist Dan Rather (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

They’d Rather not invite Dan to join CBS Kennedy coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — The 50th-anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination on CBS News won’t include the recollections of its longtime anchor Dan Rather, further proof of the lingering bitterness following Rather’s messy exit and […]

11/05/2013

In this Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 photo Lee Harvey Oswald's wedding ring, which he left at his wife's, Marina Oswald, bedside the morning of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is part of a themed JFK memorabilia auction "Camelot: Fifty Years After Dallas" at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston. Engraved on the inside of the ring is a Star of Russia. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — Lee Harvey Oswald’s gold wedding band has sold at auction for $108,000. RR Auction said the ring sold to a buyer from Texas who wished to remain anonymous. The ring that once […]

10/24/2013

The white cotton shirt and black suit worn by Texas Gov. John Connally on the day gunfire wounded him and killed President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 22, 1963, is pictured at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Texas state archivists are preparing the suit and shirt worn by Connally as the centerpiece for an exhibit to mark next month’s 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.  It will be the first public display of the clothing since 1964. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa)

Exhibit to show Connally’s clothing when JFK shot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Your eyes instinctively seek the holes in the vintage 1960s black wool men’s business suit. The white cotton dress shirt with now-faded blood stains more vividly illustrates the horror of a […]

10/15/2013

Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

Pa. university kicks Rivera off panel for ‘selfie’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Duquesne University says Geraldo Rivera isn’t welcome to appear on a panel at the Pittsburgh school because of a half-naked “selfie” he posted this summer. Duquesne says the cellphone picture the TV […]

09/03/2013

This 1970s image released by NBC shows Lew Wood from the NBC News "Today" show in New York.  Wood, a veteran broadcast journalist who covered the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy for CBS and later anchored the news report for NBC's "Today" show, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at a hospice in Riverside County, Calif. He was 84. (AP Photo/NBC)

Former ‘Today’ news anchor Lew Wood dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy’s assassination and was a news anchor for NBC’s “Today” show during a distinguished broadcast career that began with the […]

08/22/2013

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