April 3, 2004 |
The History Channel apologized Friday for presenting a program last November that suggested former President Lyndon B. Johnson was involved in a conspiracy to assassinate his predecessor, John F. Kennedy.
September 22, 1992 |
John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas again tonight. Only this time, the conspiracy is that there is no conspiracy. "Everyone seems to be on the conspiracy bandwagon, but I've never been on it," said Donald P. Bellisario, executive producer of "Quantum Leap," which begins its fifth season with a two-hour re-examination of history at 8 tonight on NBC (Channels 4, 36 and 39).
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.
November 22, 1993 |
The site where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated will be designated as a national historic landmark today, the 30th anniversary of his death. Nellie Connally, widow of former Texas Gov. John B. Connally, who was seriously wounded in the Nov. 22, 1963 attack, was scheduled to make the official presentation of the plaque. The Connallys were riding in the same open-air limousine with the President and his wife when shots rang out in Dealey Plaza, on the west end of downtown.
March 20, 1998 |
An oak rocking chair from John F. Kennedy's suite at New York's Carlyle Hotel sold Thursday for $332,500 as an auction wound up with more enthusiastic bidding than the dismal first day. Total sales figures from the auction at Guernsey's auction house weren't expected to be available until today.
August 15, 2000
Convention oratory can be memorable. John F. Kennedy delivered his acceptance speech in Los Angeles on July 15, 1960. Here are excerpts: * 'We are not here to curse the darkness but to light the candle that can guide us through that darkness to a sage and sane future. As Winston Churchill said on taking office some 20 years ago: If we open a quarrel between the present and the past, we shall be in danger of losing the future. ... Today our concern must be with that future.
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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.