John F. Kennedy

In this image made available by Sheppard's Irish Auction House shows Rev. Joseph Leonard with Jacqueline Kennedy at All Hallows College in Dublin Ireland in 1950. (AP Photo/Sheppard's Irish Auction House)

Jacqueline Kennedy letters reveal her private side

BOSTON (AP) — Jacqueline Kennedy’s letters to an Irish priest written over a 14-year correspondence have revealed new details about the closely guarded thoughts of the fiercely private former first lady, including her questions of […]

05/14/2014

Deborah Rutter, new president of the Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Kennedy Center names 1st woman to lead arts group

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was named the next president of the Kennedy Center and will become the first woman to lead the performing arts center since it opened in […]

12/10/2013

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

Solemn events to mark JFK’s assassination

DALLAS (AP) — Loose gatherings of the curious and conspiracy-minded at Dallas’ Dealey Plaza have marked past anniversaries of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, featuring everything from makeshift memorials to marching drummers to […]

11/21/2013

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, along with members of the Kennedy family, pause during a wreath laying ceremony in honor of President John F. Kennedy, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama, Clinton families pay tribute to JFK

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy’s grave and presenting a freedom medal that Kennedy […]

11/20/2013

President Barack Obama awards former President Bill Clinton the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans, 50 years after Kennedy was assassinated […]

11/20/2013

This Oct. 29, 2013 file photo shows people visiting the eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy as it burns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. President Barack Obama will visit the gravesite of John F. Kennedy and pay tribute to two signature initiatives begun by the slain president as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination in the coming week. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Obama to lay wreath at Kennedy grave

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy’s gravesite and honor two of Kennedy’s lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination in the coming week. Obama and […]

11/16/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry, left, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and her husband Dr. Edwin Schlossberg, right, drink sake during a toast at a reception in Kennedy's honor at the Japanese Ambassador's residence in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Caroline Kennedy sworn in as ambassador to Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan and daughter of slain President John F. Kennedy, leaves for Japan on Thursday to begin her work to strengthen the critical bond between the […]

11/12/2013

Caroline Kennedy introduces her uncle, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., during the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Aug. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

JFK’s Caroline: keeper of family flame, diplomat

WASHINGTON (AP) — She is the little girl riding her pony Macaroni around the White House lawn, the big sister hiding under the Oval Office desk with her little brother John. And in a heartbreaking […]

11/07/2013

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

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