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Popular Culture Archives - Page 3 of 8 - L.D.C. Fitzgerald, JFK Novelist

Bill Clinton shaking hands with President Kennedy on July 24, 1963 in the Rose Garden of the White House. He was in Washington, D.C. as a delegate from Arkansas to the Boys Nation Convention. Perhaps this unique opportunity sparked Clinton’s political ambitions. Four months later, Kennedy would be gunned down in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, as […]

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On July 20, 1969, the United States realized JFK‘s daunting dream of landing a human being on the surface of the moon. Neil Armstrong would utter the first immortal words on the lunar surface, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Buzz Aldrin became the second human being to set foot […]

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In July 1994, major new movie Forrest Gump was released. In it, unlikely hero Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) meets President Kennedy, after being named to the All-American football team. In splicing in real footage of JFK with actors, Forrest shakes hands with the president. When asks how he feels, he famously replies “I gotta pee.” […]

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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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Ron Hood of Ron’s Amazing Stories recently sat down with LDC Fitzgerald, author of JFK novel, DESTINATION DEALEY: Countdown to the Kennedy Conspiracy. Listen to the interview here: Interview with Ron’s Amazing Stories Here is what the host had to say about the novel: A Thrill Ride Through Time, Space and History Destination Dealey: Countdown […]

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JFK Novelist LDC Fitzgerald recently appeared on the Lenny and John Show. The hosts engaged in a heated debate on how you pronounce Dealey Plaza – the fateful location where JFK was shot. Is it DEELEY plaza, or DALEY? Listen to the show to find out! JFK Novelist on the Lenny and John Show From […]

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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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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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On June 20, 1940, future President John F. Kennedy, JFK, graduates from Harvard College with a Bachelors of Science cum laude in international affairs. In 1940 Kennedy completed his thesis, “Appeasement in Munich”, about British participation in the Munich Agreement. The thesis became a bestseller under the title “Why England Slept.” What if the snipers […]

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JFK Photos in honor of Father’s Day. Senator John F. Kennedy with daughter Caroline in 1958. President Kennedy claps along as his children Caroline and John Junior dance, in the Oval Office. JFK and son in the Oval Office. What if the snipers missed JFK and killed Jackie Kennedy instead? Read the daring new novel […]

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