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July 28, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Senate voted Monday to require the government to publicly release its files on the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On a voice vote, lawmakers approved a measure compelling officials to release the documents after reviewing them. They would be available to the public through the National Archives.
November 23, 2004 | From Associated Press
A British company chose Monday, the 41st anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, to release a video game re-creating the 1963 shooting. A spokesman for the president's brother, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), called the game "despicable." The Glasgow, Scotland-based firm Traffic said "JFK Reloaded" was an educational "docu-game" that would help disprove conspiracy theories about Kennedy's death.
September 18, 1996 | From a Times Staff Writer
A heretofore heavily edited FBI document released Tuesday by a federal board collecting documents on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy quotes a KGB source as saying the Soviets believed the new president, Lyndon B. Johnson, was responsible for the assassination. The Assassination Records Review Board, meeting in Los Angeles for its fourth hearing, released the before-and-after versions of the document, dated Dec. 1, 1966.
August 1, 1998 | From Associated Press
New testimony released Friday about the autopsy on President John F. Kennedy says a second set of pictures was taken of Kennedy's wounds, but those photographs were never made public. The existence of additional photographs, believed taken by White House photographer Robert L. Knudsen during or after the autopsy at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., raised new questions about how the autopsy was conducted, a subject of intense debate for 35 years.
November 2, 1993 | DEBORAH SULLIVAN
John F. Kennedy Jr.--wearing a designer tie and regal smile--is unmistakable as Prince Charming. That was why the publishers at Dutton decided to print the fairy tale title of Wendy Leigh's new biography on the back cover only, leaving the front to a close-up of His Kennedyness. "When you have a face like this, that's so recognizable, what more do you need for a cover?" Dutton spokeswoman Jennifer Marcus explained. "Nobody is confused about what the book is about."
The postponement of Game 3 of the World Series after a devastating earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area is the first time a major sports event has been delayed because of a natural disaster. However, it is not the first time a postponement of a major sports event has been considered. National Football League Commissioner Pete Rozelle was widely criticized in 1963 for allowing NFL games to continue the weekend after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
March 17, 1998 | From Associated Press
A document dealer was arrested Monday on charges he forged papers supposedly proving President John F. Kennedy had an affair with Marilyn Monroe. Lawrence Cusack III was charged with mail and wire fraud. Court papers said Cusack defrauded dozens of investors around the country of up to $7 million by selling them ownership shares of letters and notes purportedly written by Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Monroe.
October 26, 1988 | Associated Press
A British television documentary says U.S. organized crime was behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and that his shooting was carried out by three French gangsters. The two-hour Central Television program entitled "The Men Who Killed Kennedy" says the assassins were from Marseilles. Details of the program were released Tuesday before it aired Tuesday night. The documentary names one of the alleged gunmen as Lucien Sarti and says he was shot to death in Mexico in 1972.
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