John F. Kennedy
BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 19: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama (L) visits the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe with her daughter Malia (R) surrounded by secret service agents on June 19, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Berlin for the first time during his presidency and his speech at the Brandenburg Gate is to be the highlight. Obama will be speaking close to the 50th anniversary of the historic speech by then U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Berlin in 1963, during which he proclaimed the famous sentence: 'Ich bin ein Berliner.'
It is particularly poignant that some of their relatives were present fifty years ago in Dunganstown when President Kennedy visited the Homestead.
It’s an outrage that for a third of a century, Latinos were systematically locked out of an arts institution named for John F. Kennedy, a president with strong links to Latinos ... It’s a pattern and practice of discrimination.
If we lift our eyes as President Kennedy calls us to do, then we'll recognize that our work is not yet done ... So we are not only citizens of America or Germany, we are also citizens of the world.More quotes »
New exhibit documents JFK's last days on Cape Cod
-- A new museum exhibit tells the story of President John F. Kennedy's last visits to Cape Cod in the months before his assassination.Officials at John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum say the exhibit includes videos, photos and news clips that look back on the final Read more »
Rob Lowe to play JFK in National Geographic biopic
Lowe will portray President John F. Kennedy in a National Geographic film about the former president's 1963 assassination.The National Geographic Channel said Tuesday that filming for "Killing Kennedy " would begin next month in Richmond, Va. The film is expected Read more »
Dallas exhibit reunites art JFK saw before death
Jack Zajac said learning earlier this year that his bronze sculpture was among the last works of art ever seen by President John F. Kennedy left him feeling "reverential."Zajac's small sculpture of a bound goat was among a collection of impressive artwork Read more »
'Letters to Jackie,' movie about aftermath of Kennedy assassination, coming to TLC
network is making a movie about some of the 800,000 condolence letters that were sent to the widow of former President John F. Kennedy after his 1963 assassination."Letters to Jackie" will air this fall, as the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's killing approaches Read more »
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Fire from JFK's eternal flame arrives in Ireland
(AP) — A torch lit from the eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's graveside has arrived in Ireland ahead of ceremonies planned to mark the 50th anniversary of his 1963 visit. The flame was flown from the United States and arrived Thursday in a specially 6:04 AM from AzFamily.com Read more »
JFK's daughter to meet President Higgins
whose family played for the US President in 1963.Ms Kennedy will also unveil a special scholarship scheme for poetry.The John F Kennedy National Library of Ireland Poetry scholarship will be awarded to young students each year, paying tribute to JFK's love 5:39 AM from Irish Independent Read more »
Obama anti-nuclear pitch in Germany draws fire from Utah Rep. Rob Bishop
one week shy of the 50th anniversary of then-President John F. Kennedy’s famous “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech, President Barack Obama offered up his own speech to the people of that city. But not everyone was impressed with this latest speech. Indeed, for 3:05 AM from Standard-Examiner Read more »
Obama gives another historical speech at the Brandenburg Gate
today to an estimated 6,000 people at the Brandenburg Gate; a truly symbolic place where previous presidents such as John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton have also paid tribute to the German-American alliance against outside threats from communism 1:09 AM from Middle East North Africa Financial Network Read more »
Obama challenges Russia to agree to deeper nuclear weapon cuts
nuclear arsenals by a third, but Moscow immediately poured scorn on his proposal. Speaking in Berlin where Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan gave rousing Cold-War speeches, Obama urged Russia to help build on the “New START” treaty that requires 6/19/13 from Bangor Daily News Read more »