Assassination of John F. Kennedy

The Newseum in Washington D.C.

Objects from JFK assassination go on display in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display Friday, along with an extensive collection of photographs of the young president’s family.


Library of Congress

Simon & Garfunkel song among those to be preserved

WASHINGTON (AP) – A popular tune by Simon and Garfunkel written after John F. Kennedy’s assassination and Chubby Checker’s 1960s dance hit “The Twist” will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress.


Apartment where Oswald lived being demolished

DALLAS (AP) – A Dallas apartment complex where Lee Harvey Oswald briefly lived before the assassination of President John F. Kennedy is being demolished. Owner Jane Bryant is in the process of taking the building […]


Obama orders US flags at half-staff for Specter

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. flags lowered to half-staff on the day of former Sen. Arlen Specter’s funeral. Specter died Sunday at his home in Philadelphia after a battle with […]




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