July 28, 1992 |
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 |
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.
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September 18, 1996 |
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.
November 23, 1993 |
The world paid solemn tribute to President John F. Kennedy on the 30th anniversary of his assassination Monday, with dedication of a landmark in Dallas, visits to his grave in Arlington, Va., a memorial Mass in Dublin and flowers in Berlin. In Dallas, twin fighter jets thundered low above Dealey Plaza and a flock of white doves fluttered skyward at 12:30 p.m., the time of the assassination.
August 1, 1998 |
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 |
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."
October 18, 1989 |
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 13, 2001 |
The family of former President John F. Kennedy asked a group of Republican consultants on Monday to spike a radio ad for the Bush administration's tax cut that includes a clip of the late president pitching his own across-the-board tax cuts in 1962. The letter from Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late former president, and his brother Sen. Edward M. Kennedy said the GOP ad is "intellectually dishonest and politically irresponsible." "President Kennedy's tax cut was responsible.