Posts Tagged: 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.”

vintage newspaper headlines missle-crisis 1962

The Cuban Missile Crisis PT II

Showdown During the next few days everyone’s nerves were having a time of it as the Cuban Missile crisis of 1962 escalated. Along with the rest of the country, my parents anxiously followed the formation of Kennedy’s Cuban Quarantine during

vintage newspaper headlines missle-crisis 1962

The Cuban Missile Crisis PT II

Showdown During the next few days everyone’s nerves were having a time of it as the Cuban Missile crisis of 1962 escalated. Along with the rest of the country, my parents anxiously followed the formation of Kennedy’s Cuban Quarantine during

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