Posts Tagged: John F. Kennedy

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

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

John & Robert Kennedy

50 Years of Gun Violence- R.I.P.

Keep Hope Alive In July 1969, a full-page ad in the Sunday  NY Times posed a request to the American public: Hold onto this page for 1 year and hope and pray it ended. The hopeful ad  appeared  one  year

John & Robert Kennedy

50 Years of Gun Violence- R.I.P.

Keep Hope Alive In July 1969, a full-page ad in the Sunday  NY Times posed a request to the American public: Hold onto this page for 1 year and hope and pray it ended. The hopeful ad  appeared  one  year

John kennedy

JFK- A Third Grader Remembers November 22, 1963

While others relied on Walter Cronkite for their news of the Kennedy Assassination, My Weekly Reader was the newspaper of record for the grade-school set. The popular publication was a weekly newspaper that covered current event for elementary school children.

John kennedy

JFK- A Third Grader Remembers November 22, 1963

While others relied on Walter Cronkite for their news of the Kennedy Assassination, My Weekly Reader was the newspaper of record for the grade-school set. The popular publication was a weekly newspaper that covered current event for elementary school children.

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

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

JFK Cartoon

Captivated by Camelot Pt II

Through 1,036 days of the New Frontier, from the lift off in a freezing Washington blizzard, to its sudden end on that bright Dallas Day, a nation was captivated by Camelot. Suddenly everything concerning JFK was news and by 1962

JFK Cartoon

Captivated by Camelot Pt II

Through 1,036 days of the New Frontier, from the lift off in a freezing Washington blizzard, to its sudden end on that bright Dallas Day, a nation was captivated by Camelot. Suddenly everything concerning JFK was news and by 1962

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,

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,

JFK for president button

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

JFK for president button

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

Illustration Jackie Onassis

Oh! Jackie! Oh! PtII

The  World Reacts In the autumn of 1968 the world reacted to the stunning surprise wedding of Jacqueline Kennedy, the Queen of Camelot and Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis with shock, amazement, and even condemnation, but definitely without apathy. Jackie Kennedy

Illustration Jackie Onassis

Oh! Jackie! Oh! PtII

The  World Reacts In the autumn of 1968 the world reacted to the stunning surprise wedding of Jacqueline Kennedy, the Queen of Camelot and Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis with shock, amazement, and even condemnation, but definitely without apathy. Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy Onassis Weds

Oh! Jackie! Oh!

Collage by Sally Edelstein Mad Men’s Don and Megan Draper may have been nonplussed about the marriage of Jackie Kennedy to Aristotle Onassis that fall of 1968, but they were clearly in the minority. In a year filled with unprecedented

Jackie Kennedy Onassis Weds

Oh! Jackie! Oh!

Collage by Sally Edelstein Mad Men’s Don and Megan Draper may have been nonplussed about the marriage of Jackie Kennedy to Aristotle Onassis that fall of 1968, but they were clearly in the minority. In a year filled with unprecedented

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK!

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK!