In a West Berlin speech on June 26, 1963, Kennedy uttered his legendary phrase, “Ich bin ein Berliner” – “I am a Berliner” to a crowd of over one hundred thousand. His words were a reference to “all free men, wherever they may live” and underscored support for West Berliners, living in a democratic citadel […]

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The Chicago Department of Aviation has launched a week-long celebration in honor of the 50th anniversary of O’Hare International Airport’s formal dedication by President Kennedy on March 23, 1963. The airport is named after Edward O’Hare, the U.S. Navy’s first flying ace and Medal of Honor recipient in World War II. When O’Hare was formally […]

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Following is rare footage of President John F.Kennedy‘s Historic Meeting with Pope Paul VI. JFK met with Pope Paul VI on July 2, 1963, in the only meeting of a Roman Catholic US President and a reigning Pope. Sadly, a little over a year later, JFK was brutally assassinated in public, as his motorcade rode […]

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On March 13, 1939, the Kennedy family attends the coronation of Pope Pius XII. John F. Kennedy‘s father, Joseph Kennedy, served as United States Ambassador to Great Britain at the time. Afterwards, young John Kennedy travels through Germany, Poland and Russia on the eve of World War II, reporting to his father on the imminence […]

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Marina Prusakova, the woman who would marry infamous assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, was born in Molotovsk, Russia in 1941. When she turned sixteen, she to moved Minsk to live with her uncle, and gained employment as a hospital pharmacy worker. In March of 1961, nineteen-year-old Marina met twenty-one-year-old Lee Harvey Oswald at a dance hall. […]

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49 years ago on December 24, 1963, Idlewild Airport in Queens, NY was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport in honor of America’s 35th president. Kennedy had been assassinated as his motorcade rode through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, one month earlier, on November 22, 1963. JFK Airport is the busiest international air passenger gateway to […]

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On November 16, 1963—49 years ago—JFK visited the space center at Cape Canaveral. President Kennedy toured Cape Canaveral, Florida, Pad B, Complex 37, where he and Senator George Smathers of Florida were briefed on the Saturn rocket by Dr. Werner Von Braun (not pictured). Tragically, JFK would be assassinated less than a week later as […]

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On this date in 2013, Team Orbis from novel DESTINATION DEALEY: Countdown to the Kennedy Conspiracy will time-travel fifty years into the past to save history. What if the snipers missed JFK and killed Jackie Kennedy instead? Read the daring new novel that flips the JFK assassination on its head! The story opens in a […]

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A new tribute to President John F. Kennedy will be unveiled Thursday in Fort Worth. The memorial reconnects the city with JFK’s trip there on November 22, 1963. Just hours before his untimely death, President Kennedy gave his penultimate speech at 8:45 am to a group assembled in a parking lot near the Texas Hotel […]

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52 years ago, on November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy beat Richard M. Nixon in the presidential election, becoming the 35th American president. In the national popular vote, Kennedy beat Nixon by just one tenth of one percentage point (0.1%)–the closest popular-vote margin of the 20th century. Kennedy won by 303 electoral votes. The election […]

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