Tag: john f. kennedy

C. Robert Dickerman: Letter from 1963 views John F. Kennedy from afar

How remarkable a President Mr. Kennedy was perhaps none of us realized until he was gone. Here (as in Finland, where I was on that tragic Friday – and in London, where I was a few days later) the feeling of personal loss on the part of leaders and men and women of the most ordinary existences was deep and profound.

Chris Graham: Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK, and the lone gunman theory

Cut to the chase: Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman responsible for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. How’s that for stirring the pot on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the tragic events of Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas? But it’s what I believe.

Free registration for online politics course from Larry Sabato

Enrollment is now open for Prof. Larry J. Sabato’s free online course about President John F. Kennedy’s life, administration and legacy.

And your favorite president of the last 50 years is …

John F. Kennedy. This according to the responses to a question on a national survey done by Public Policy Polling last week. Kennedy had a net favorability rating of +59 – with 74 percent of those surveyed expressing approval of Kennedy and 15 percent expressing disapproval. Coming in second was Ronald Reagan – with a […]

Robert McElvaine: McCain and the Missiles of October

Column by Robert McElvaine Reprinted from OpEdNews.com Here’s a question Americans ought to ask themselves as they assess the presidential nominees and decide how to vote on Nov. 4th: Where would we be today if the president during this week in 1962 had been JSM, instead of JFK? Or maybe the question should be: Would […]