With citizens storming airports protesting foreign travel bans, and walls being erected on our southern border many are wondering, “What’s next?” Imagine a world where the US government monitors the movements of citizens within the fifty states. What if you needed a passport to travel from New Jersey to Pennsylvania? Or California to Nevada? Envision […]

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In honor of the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia, is hosting an exhibit of Andy Warhol’s prints of late President Kennedy‘s image. Warhol called the series “Flash–November 22, 1963,” and created it five years after Kennedy‘s death. The silkscreens include a smiling commander-in-chief, a presidential seal riddled with […]

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KANSAS CITY, Missouri – A bit of Kennedy family history is on display now at Union Station. As part of its “Real Pirates” exhibit, John F. Kennedy Jr.’s compass is on display. The navigational device is drawing a lot of attention, as this week marks the 14th anniversary of the plane crash that killed JFK […]

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BARNSTABLE, Massachusetts — Two nephews of JFK who thought they were doing a good deed by freeing an entangled sea turtle actually violated the law, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. John Bullard of NOAA’s Division of Fisheries said he spoke to brothers Max and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. about their rescue of […]

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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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On June 23, 1963, future Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr. led the “March to Freedom” in Detroit to promote an end to racial segregation. Dr. King was then in the midst of a tour from California to New York. His Detroit stop proved the tour’s biggest success with crowds of 125,000. The […]

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Sadly, legendary sports artist LeRoy Neiman passed away yesterday. We celebrate his life with his image of Marilyn Monroe singing happy birthday to JFK. On May 19, 1962 Madison Square Garden was filled with more than seventeen thousand well-wishers honoring President John F. Kennedy on his forty-fifth birthday. LeRoy Neiman’s remarkable serigraph freezes this historic […]

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The prototype space shuttle Enterprise was damaged on the way to its new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan. The shuttle was en route to a New Jersey marina, its first destination on a two-part trip, when the tip of the wing scraped a piling in Jamaica Bay. Officials blamed […]

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On Monday, John F. Kennedy‘s only surviving child Caroline Kennedy, presented “Profiles in Courage” awards to three ex-Iowa judges who were voted out of office in 2010 following their decision to legalize same-sex marriage. The awards came from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, which she heads. The award is named for John F. Kennedy‘s […]

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100 Years ago, the legendary sinking of luxury liner Titanic overshadowed the grand opening of Boston’s Fenway Park. JFK‘s grandfather, John Fitzgerald, threw out the ceremonial first pitch as mayor of Boston. Boston’s Fenway Park is now regarded as a national treasure, but its grand opening on April 20, 1912, took place with muffled fanfare. […]

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