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July 2012 - L.D.C. Fitzgerald, JFK Novelist

83 years ago, Jacqueline Bouvier, the woman who would become Jackie Kennedy, was born. Born on July 28, 1929 to a wealthy Southampton NY family, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was an accomplished equestrian who maintained a lifelong interest in horsemanship. After her society debut in 1947, Miss Bouvier attended three different universities—and studied in France—before earning […]

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What if the snipers missed JFK and killed First Lady Jackie Kennedy instead? Watch the awesome new video about blockbuster novel, DESTINATION DEALEY: Countdown to the Kennedy Conspiracy to find out!   The Media Rave about DESTINATION DEALEY: A thrill ride that will keep you guessing. A blend of fact and fiction. Everything you read […]

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Bill Clinton shaking hands with President Kennedy on July 24, 1963 in the Rose Garden of the White House. He was in Washington, D.C. as a delegate from Arkansas to the Boys Nation Convention. Perhaps this unique opportunity sparked Clinton’s political ambitions. Four months later, Kennedy would be gunned down in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, as […]

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On July 20, 1969, the United States realized JFK‘s daunting dream of landing a human being on the surface of the moon. Neil Armstrong would utter the first immortal words on the lunar surface, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Buzz Aldrin became the second human being to set foot […]

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Following the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy imposed travel restrictions on February 8, 1963, and the Cuban Assets Control Regulations were issued on July 8, 1963. The sanctions came under the Trading with the Enemy Act in response to Fidel Castro’s Cubans hosting Soviet nuclear weapons. Under these restrictions, Cuban assets in the U.S. were frozen […]

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In July 1994, major new movie Forrest Gump was released. In it, unlikely hero Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) meets President Kennedy, after being named to the All-American football team. In splicing in real footage of JFK with actors, Forrest shakes hands with the president. When asks how he feels, he famously replies “I gotta pee.” […]

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The Star Spangled Banner was raised in New Ross, Wexford, Ireland, for the country’s first official Independence Day festival in JFK‘s ancestral home yesterday. Kennedy visited the town in 1963. The harbor in this town was once where heartbroken families bid farewell to loved ones who got the boat to America. One of the most […]

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Photos of JFK, President John F. Kennedy, on the campaign trail in 1960. Presidential candidate, Sen. John Kennedy chatting with a group of miners as he campaigns during the primaries. Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy speaking to fellow candidate Richard M. Nixon, Oct. 1, 1960. Success! VP Lyndon B. Johnson, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy & […]

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