JFK‘s Response to Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream Speech: Overview: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and called for civil and economic rights for African Americans. It took place in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 28, 1963. […]

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In a watershed moment for the American Civil Rights Movement, activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his monumental “I have a dream” speech on August 28, 1963. From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, Dr. King spoke to over two hundred thousand, rallying for racial equality and an end to discrimination. ENTIRE […]

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On April 21, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald engages in a debate on WDSU radio with an anti-Communist council member, and a Cuban refugee. Fair Play for Cuba – Oswald’s Lies At the start, the moderators introduce their guests, and give an overview of Oswald and the Fair Play for Cuba Committee. Bill Stuckey outlines its […]

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On August 17, 1963, three months before the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald is interviewed on ‘Latin Listening Post,’ a WDSU radio program hosted by William K. Stuckey. Fair Play for Cuba – What We Do Oswald earns much-craved notoriety after being arrested for disturbing the peace in New Orleans. He […]

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The Martin Agency created this poster series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s first year in office. To commemorate the diversity of the key events from that single tumultuous year, each poster incorporated the same photo of JFK, overprinted with a different woodblock illustration. As one of his first presidential acts, Kennedy […]

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The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (AKA East Germany), at the direction of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, starting on August 13, 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, which circumscribed a […]

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On August 12, 1944, JFK‘s oldest brother Joseph Kennedy Jr. was killed in action in World War II. Joseph Patrick “Joe” Kennedy, Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was a junior officer in the United States Navy, a Naval Aviator, and a land-based bomber pilot during World War II. He was the eldest […]

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What if the snipers killed Jackie Kennedy by mistake? Read Destination Dealey: Countdown to the Kennedy Conspiracy, the daring new novel that flips the JFK assassination on its head! The novel opens in a world where KGB snipers botched the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dealey Plaza fifty years ago, killing his wife Jackie […]

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49 years ago today, President Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy had a son named Patrick Bouvier. Sadly, he died two days later. Patrick Bouvier Kennedy was born by emergency caesarean section five and a half weeks early at the Otis Air Force Base Hospital in Bourne, Massachusetts. His birth weight of 4 pounds 10 […]

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On August 5, 1962, the world mourned the death of international star and sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles as Norma Jeane Mortenson (soon after changed to Baker), the third child born to Gladys Pearl Baker. After spending much of her childhood in foster homes, Monroe […]

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