Posts Tagged: JFK

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Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly

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Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly

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The Measles Crisis of October

I remember a time, not so long ago, when measles were just a memory. Now the political debate over measles and vaccines has exploded creating a stand-off between those supporting vaccines and the anti vaxxers. The last time politics and

vintage picture dr visiting sick child 1950s

The Measles Crisis of October

I remember a time, not so long ago, when measles were just a memory. Now the political debate over measles and vaccines has exploded creating a stand-off between those supporting vaccines and the anti vaxxers. The last time politics and

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Revisiting Thanksgiving 1960 pt II

    It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1960. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off for an overnight visit with mine, not on a farm like in the

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Revisiting Thanksgiving 1960 pt II

    It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1960. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off for an overnight visit with mine, not on a farm like in the

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Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt II

New Years Eve Party The countdown to my parents  1959 New Years Eve party had begun. On the cusp of the space age my parents prepared for a new years Eve Party that would send them soaring into the world

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Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt II

New Years Eve Party The countdown to my parents  1959 New Years Eve party had begun. On the cusp of the space age my parents prepared for a new years Eve Party that would send them soaring into the world

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Coloring In The Truth

Color me Conservative It’s a Christmas miracle! Just in time for that All-American holiday Christmas, appears the perfect gift- just right for your right-wing child. Forget Flutterbye Fairies, Furby Boom or Big Hugs Elmo. This years “gotta have” present for

John Kennedy Cartoon

Coloring In The Truth

Color me Conservative It’s a Christmas miracle! Just in time for that All-American holiday Christmas, appears the perfect gift- just right for your right-wing child. Forget Flutterbye Fairies, Furby Boom or Big Hugs Elmo. This years “gotta have” present for

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JFK Assasination – Transfixed by TV

History was compressed into a single weekend that November. It was the weekend that never seemed to end, that began with a TV bulletin and ended with a burning flame flickering on TV screens across the nation. Like a relentless

boy watching TV as Oswald shot

JFK Assasination – Transfixed by TV

History was compressed into a single weekend that November. It was the weekend that never seemed to end, that began with a TV bulletin and ended with a burning flame flickering on TV screens across the nation. Like a relentless

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Captivated by Camelot

Constant Cravings  Through 1,036 days of the New Frontier, from the take off in a freezing Washington blizzard, to its sudden end on that bright Dallas Day, a nation was captivated by Camelot. By 1961  American’s were swept up in

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Captivated by Camelot

Constant Cravings  Through 1,036 days of the New Frontier, from the take off in a freezing Washington blizzard, to its sudden end on that bright Dallas Day, a nation was captivated by Camelot. By 1961  American’s were swept up in

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JFK’s Inauguration: A Colorful Account

TV and John Kennedy were made for each other. The Kennedy years stand out as a time bracketed by TV milestones. In the years between the Great Debates and the network coverage of the assassination and funeral of the president,

JFK Inauguration 1961

JFK’s Inauguration: A Colorful Account

TV and John Kennedy were made for each other. The Kennedy years stand out as a time bracketed by TV milestones. In the years between the Great Debates and the network coverage of the assassination and funeral of the president,

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Sun, Sand and JFK

The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his train and be pioneers in

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Sun, Sand and JFK

The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his train and be pioneers in

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JFK’s Inauguration: A Colorful Account

January 20, 1961-The Day a Black and White World Changed to Color I was proud as a peacock. The year was 1961. John F. Kennedy was the first president I ever saw sworn in on television and I got to

Vintage Tv set girl

JFK’s Inauguration: A Colorful Account

January 20, 1961-The Day a Black and White World Changed to Color I was proud as a peacock. The year was 1961. John F. Kennedy was the first president I ever saw sworn in on television and I got to