In the months after Robert F. Kennedy's assassination in 1968, writer Janna Malamud Smith learned that even the most terrible political events can lead to radical, positive societal transformations.
To write his memoir, the nephew of the late president and son of the late senator faced an especially daunting prospect.
Every third person in Massachusetts must have a story about the Democratic stalwart. This is mine.
On the legacy and promise of the verification and amplification of news.
My father, William Manchester, wrote one of the definitive accounts of John F. Kennedy's assassination. It was an agonizing process, after which he'd never be the same.
John F. Kennedy was the first American president to put what was then called "mental retardation" on the national agenda.
After half a century, those who lived through the assassination of John F. Kennedy can still feel the icy shadow of that dark and monumental grief.
The assassination instilled in me a sense of cynicism about American politics and American justice.
On the day Kennedy was shot, the cover of Sports Illustrated arrived in black-and-white. It was like they knew. Or at least that’s what I remember thinking as a kid.
Author Lynda Morgenroth remembers her Queens neighborhood on the day JFK was assassinated.
Against all odds, there was one commander in chief my POTUS-obsessed son didn’t seem to respond to. But why?
Fifty years ago, JFK's assassination hit America — and its children — hard. A few months later, the Beatles sang on Ed Sullivan and revived our youthful optimism.
Could the FBI have prevented the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?
We proudly displayed the Kennedy’s card for decades. But this year I decided against it. Ted is gone, Joan has had a hard life, Kara died much too young. Treating...
Sixty years ago, Republican Party conservatives played a decisive role in creating the very thing they have since come to gnash their teeth over, the Kennedy family political dynasty.