Posts Tagged: Kennedy

Kennedy Cuban Missile Crisis

Crisis and the Oval Office- the Cuban Missile Crisis

  Once upon a time real national emergencies  were shared with us by our President  in the oval office. Seated behind the ornately carved  Resolute desk, it signaled that these were somber, sobering talks.  Ronald Reagan spoke to us after

Kennedy Cuban Missile Crisis

Crisis and the Oval Office- the Cuban Missile Crisis

  Once upon a time real national emergencies  were shared with us by our President  in the oval office. Seated behind the ornately carved  Resolute desk, it signaled that these were somber, sobering talks.  Ronald Reagan spoke to us after

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

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

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

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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.

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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

John and Carolne Kennedy book cover

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

John and Carolne Kennedy book cover

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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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

Robert Kennedy Remembered Pt II

Bidding Bobby Goodbye I never met Robert Kennedy but I was always grateful I was able to bid Bobby a final goodbye. On a sweltering Friday in June of 1968, I joined the hundreds of thousands who lined up outside

Robert Kennedy Remembered Pt II

Bidding Bobby Goodbye I never met Robert Kennedy but I was always grateful I was able to bid Bobby a final goodbye. On a sweltering Friday in June of 1968, I joined the hundreds of thousands who lined up outside

Robert Kennedy JFK

Robert Kennedy Remembered

In the tumultuous spring of 1968 Bobby Kennedy beckoned the youth of America to join him in his presidential campaign fight.  “These are not ordinary times and this is not an ordinary election I need your hand and your help.”

Robert Kennedy JFK

Robert Kennedy Remembered

In the tumultuous spring of 1968 Bobby Kennedy beckoned the youth of America to join him in his presidential campaign fight.  “These are not ordinary times and this is not an ordinary election I need your hand and your help.”