Posts Tagged: John F. Kennedy

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!

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

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

Martin Luther King

Keeping Hope Alive

Gun Violence R.I.P. 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

Martin Luther King

Keeping Hope Alive

Gun Violence R.I.P. 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

childrens illustration 1950s

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt III

The smell of morning coffee percolating on the old gas stove drew me out of the bedroom of my grandparents apartment. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off

childrens illustration 1950s

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt III

The smell of morning coffee percolating on the old gas stove drew me out of the bedroom of my grandparents apartment. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off

The Cuban Missile Crisis PT I

The German Measles Crisis of October  This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, those harrowing 13 days in October 1962 that brought us to the brink of thermonuclear war. I didn’t know until years later that

The Cuban Missile Crisis PT I

The German Measles Crisis of October  This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, those harrowing 13 days in October 1962 that brought us to the brink of thermonuclear war. I didn’t know until years later that

vintage childrens book illustration

On the Kindergarten Campaign Trail

In the crisp fall of 1960 as presidential hopeful Senator John Kennedy beckoned us into a New Frontier I would be embarking onto my own new frontier – Kindergarten. This New Frontier of 1960 that stood in front of me,

vintage childrens book illustration

On the Kindergarten Campaign Trail

In the crisp fall of 1960 as presidential hopeful Senator John Kennedy beckoned us into a New Frontier I would be embarking onto my own new frontier – Kindergarten. This New Frontier of 1960 that stood in front of me,