Martin Luther King Jr. Blockbuster novel Saving Jackie K narrates a thrilling fictional account of the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy. But when discussing charismatic leaders from the 1960s, JFK must share the spotlight with the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Both men championed civil rights, and both were gunned down in their […]

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Dallas Police Officer J.D. Tippit November 22, 1963 Historical Thriller Saving Jackie K blends fact and fiction to chronicle the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy. But the novel also examines the story of another innocent man who was shot to death in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Born in Clarksville, Texas in 1924, […]

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The John F. Kennedy Museum on Main Street in Hyannis will be the starting point for the Kennedy Legacy Trail, an interpretive, historic walking trail that will have stops at several sites in Hyannis that will describe significant moments in the Kennedy family history on the Cape. The Kennedy family has been part of Hyannis […]

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LOVE Park, the symbolic heart of Philadelphia officially known as John F. Kennedy Plaza, is expected to undergo a $20 million renovation starting in 2013. Mayor Nutter will announce the plans for the iconic park, a destination for tourists and skateboarders from around the world, in his budget address Thursday morning, several sources said. Robert […]

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Simon and Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence” was recorded 48 years ago today, in the aftermath of the JFK assassination. The song is recognized as the single that propelled the folk duo to stardom. In the U.S., it was the duo’s second most popular hit after “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”   LYRICS: Hello darkness, my old […]

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Dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. It covers 252 hectares (623 acres) on the southern slopes and summit of Slievecoiltia. It contains 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world, […]

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The city of Fort Worth is expected to break ground on the JFK Memorial on Monday. The plaza will include a bronze statue of the slain president. The memorial will be constructed on General Worth Square, which is across the street from the Fort Worth Hilton, formerly the Hotel Texas, where President Kennedy and his […]

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