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JFK assassination

  • Originally published 11/25/2013

    ‘November 22, 1963’

    Errol Morris

    Josiah “Tink” Thompson returns to what has haunted him for 50 years: Frame #313 of the Zapruder film.

  • Originally published 11/22/2013

    Kennedy's Legacy of Inspiration

    Robert Dallek

    Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, he remains an object of almost universal admiration.

  • Originally published 11/18/2013

    Why Lee Harvey Oswald Pulled the Trigger

    Steven M. Gillon

    The Warren Commission painted him as a disaffected sociopath. But Oswald actually had a political reason to kill JFK: to impress Castro.

  • Originally published 11/12/2013

    Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend

    Paul Gregory

    From nearly the moment I met Lee Harvey Oswald, it seemed that he felt the world had sized him up wrong.

  • Originally published 10/28/2013

    Rethinking the JFK Legacy

    Steven M. Gillon

    There is a wide gap between the way historians view JFK and how the public perceives him. Why?

  • Originally published 10/14/2013

    Echoes from Dealey Plaza

    Larry J. Sabato

    Why the Kennedy assassination continues to captivate America.

  • Originally published 05/31/2013

    Lee Harvey Oswald house in Dallas to go up for sale

    DALLAS -- A small nook off a dining room with just enough space for a twin bed has made a Dallas boarding house a point of fascination for the last 50 years, because of one man who occupied it for about six weeks in 1963: Lee Harvey Oswald.The house has been in Patricia Hall's family since about 1942, but she has decided that it's finally time to let it go – as long as a buyer wants to preserve it and offers the right price for the onetime home of the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy."I understand the significance of the history of this house," said Hall, 61. "It doesn't matter if you believe in a conspiracy or the lone gunman. The fact is that Lee Harvey Oswald lived here."...

  • Originally published 11/23/2007

    1963: 11 Seconds in Dallas

    Max Holland and Johann Rush

    Within hours of John F. Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963, the Kodak film exposed by Abraham Zapruder became the most important home movie ever made.

  • Originally published 06/16/2015

    It's Ok to Celebrate Magna Carta

    Mark Byrnes's Facing Backwards

    It's still OK to celebrate Magna Carta. After all, we're all talking about a birthday here.