John F. Kennedy

State of the Union

Obama’s speechwriter: from intern to top wordsmith

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama decided to attend a memorial service in Arizona for victims of a deadly mass shooting that severely injured then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, he needed a speech. And fast. The […]

05/25/2013

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Dallas exhibit reunites art JFK saw before death

DALLAS (AP) — Artist Jack Zajac said learning earlier this year that his bronze sculpture was among the last works of art ever seen by President John F. Kennedy left him feeling “reverential.” Zajac’s small […]

05/22/2013

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JFK retrospective, Latino history on PBS schedule

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS’ fall schedule will examine President John F. Kennedy’s life and his death 50 years ago through a modern lens, part of the network’s increased emphasis on relevance, its programming chief […]

05/09/2013

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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.

04/11/2013

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JFK memorabilia fetches about $2M at auction

AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) — A collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia fetched almost $2 million at auction, including $570,000 for the former president’s Air Force One leather bomber jacket.

02/19/2013

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Text of Sen. Marco Rubio’s GOP response to Obama

(AP) – The text of the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery by Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, and provided by the press office of the speaker of the House:

02/13/2013

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Text of Obama’s State of the Union address

(AP) – The text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, released by the White House as prepared for delivery: “Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:

02/13/2013

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Family of JFK aide sells presidential memorabilia

BOSTON (AP) — The family of a former special assistant to President John F. Kennedy is auctioning hundreds of photographs, documents, gifts and other memorabilia that once belonged to the late president.

01/25/2013

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 […]

11/30/2012

Presidential pardon for turkey

President Barack Obama pardoned the newly designated national turkey ‘Cobbler’ and his alternate ‘Gobbler,’ at the annual White House ceremony Wednesday. Watch the video:  

11/21/2012

Obama to pardon Thanksgiving turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) – Just back from Asia, President Barack Obama is pardoning two turkeys in an annual Thanksgiving rite. Cobbler, the newly designated national turkey, and his alternate, Gobbler, are getting a reprieve. Both are […]

11/21/2012

Founding Father featured in popular new video game

McLEAN, Va. (AP) – Wars and video games seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. But those games usually involve tanks and machine guns and Tet offensives; not horses, bayonets and Bunker Hill. […]

10/31/2012

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