52 years ago today marked the first televised presidential debate. Vice President Richard Nixon sparred with Senator John F. Kennedy. After eight years of serving as VP alongside Ike (Dwight Eisenhower), Nixon threw his hat into the 1960 presidential election. During the first-ever televised candidates’ debate, Nixon appeared tired and pale after recovering from a […]

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48 years ago today on September 24, 1964, the Warren Commission issued a report to President Lyndon Johnson, fingering Lee Harvey Oswald as the lone gunman who assassinated President Kennedy in Dealey Plaza. Did Oswald indeed act alone? Or was there a massive coverup? Most Americans believe there was a broader conspiracy at work. What […]

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September 20, 1963: In an address before the United Nations, JFK proposes a joint space venture with the USSR, a bold move during the height of the Cold War. As President Kennedy proposes the joint expedition to the moon between Americans and Soviets, he famously asks, “Space offers no problems of sovereignty . . . […]

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Many people forget another innocent man who was murdered in Dallas on November 22, 1963–the day of the JFK Assassination. Police Officer JD Tippit was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald 45 minutes after JFK was assassinated in Dealey Plaza. JD Tippit would have turned 88 years old on September 18, 2012. Born in […]

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50 Years Ago, JFK Expresses Outrage and Grief over Birmingham Bombing. In a horrific racial hate crime, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed on Sunday, September 15, 1963. The explosion at the African-American church killed four girls, marking a turning point in the U.S. 1960s Civil Rights Movement. The three-story 16th […]

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On September 12, 1953, then-US Representative John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) married Jacqueline Bouvier after sixteen months of courtship. A fashionable debutante twelve years his junior, Jackie was an educated woman fluent in several languages. As First Lady, she would coordinate the first major White House renovation in a century. They married at St. Mary’s Roman […]

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On September 12, 1960, then-Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy (JFK), a Catholic, addressed the Greater Houston Ministerial Association, a group of Protestant ministers, on the issue of separation of church and state. As a Catholic candidate, some speculated that Kennedy would capitulate to the Pope. “I believe in an America that is officially neither […]

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On September 12, 1962, JFK delivered his famous “Moon Speech” at Rice University in Houston. He challenged Americans to land on the moon before the end of the 1960s. “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” Here […]

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Alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald stored his rifle in the garage of Mrs. Ruth Paine. Born on September 3, 1932, Mrs. Paine turned 80 on Monday. In 1963, Mrs. Ruth Paine was living in Irving, Texas in a tiny white ranch house. Separated from her husband, the Quaker woman lived with her two toddlers, Lynn […]

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