A farmer in Plympton, Massachusetts has cut a commemorative JFK corn maze at his Sauchuk farm. The six-acre cornfield boasts a portrait of President John F. Kennedy, just in time for the 50th anniversary of his tragic assassination. Not visible from ground level, the ‘maize’ maze-portrait is made possible by GPS technology used to carve […]

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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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After 49 years, Police Officer JD Tippit is finally being remembered with a memorial on the spot where Lee Harvey Oswald killed him after assassinating JFK. On the day of the president’s visit to Dallas, J.D. was working his usual beat in the Oak Cliff suburbs. He stopped home on a lunch break for what […]

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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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The Star Spangled Banner was raised in New Ross, Wexford, Ireland, for the country’s first official Independence Day festival in JFK‘s ancestral home yesterday. Kennedy visited the town in 1963. The harbor in this town was once where heartbroken families bid farewell to loved ones who got the boat to America. One of the most […]

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RIO DE JANEIRO – The mayor of the Brazilian city of Presidente Kennedy (named after JFK) was arrested Thursday for corruption in a Federal Police operation ironically dubbed “Lee Harvey Oswald.” The city was named after U.S. President John F. Kennedy, in a tribute to his persona. The city received donations from his Alliance for […]

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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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A Kennedy visitor and exhibition center is slated to open in Wexford in time for the 50th anniversary of John F Kennedy’s visit to Ireland in June 1963. The center will be located at the Kennedy family’s ancestral home in Dunganstown, near New Ross, Co Wexford. Descendants of the Kennedy family currently own the house […]

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