Tag Archive for JFK Library

Merry Christmas from the young JFK

This 2016 holiday greeting from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library features a card made by John F. Kennedy with his Princeton University classmates Ralph Horton, Jr. and Lem Billings in 1935.

A 1961 Christmas message from JFK

JFK Library seeks Profiles in Courage nominees

“Our past honorees have included local officials like Paul Bridges, a former Mayor of Uvalda, Georgia, who was recognized last year for his courageous opposition to an anti-immigrant measure passed by the state legislature, and Elizabeth Redenbaugh, a former school board member in North Carolina, who stood alone in her party in fighting against a redistricting plan that appeared likely to result in increased segregation in the middle schools she represented,” writes Kenneth Feinberg in an email from the JFK Library. Read more

Take the JFK Challenge (from the App Store on iTunes)

There’s an new app for elementary school students called JFK Challenge, created by the JFK Library. Check it out. Read more

JFK doodles about the discovery of missiles in Cuba

From JFK Library on Twitter: “A peek at his doodles reveal a tense situation

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#HowtoSolveJFKin2014: Declassify the RFK papers now

A faithful reader calls attention to one practical step the U.S. government can take in 2014 to contribute to public understanding of the JFK assassination story: declassify the papers of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy from 1963-64.

The blog of the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB) is seeking comment on declassification priorities for the National Archives.

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From the new RFK files, questions and condolences after Dallas

The first reports are coming in on the new RFK files made public last week by the JFK Library. Here’s one from the U.K. Daily Mail Online. Read more

Nov. 23 1963: The first JFK conspiracy theory, paid for by a CIA officer

On November 23, members of the Cuban Student Directorate, a CIA-funded organization based in Miami, published a special edition of their monthly magazine, Trinchera (Trenches), in which they linked the accused assassin Lee Oswald to Cuban president Fidel Castro.

This was the first JFK conspiracy scenario to reach public print.

According to declassified CIA records, it was paid for by undercover officer, George Joannides.

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JFK Library reports ‘significant damage’ as probe continues

The JFK Library and Museum website reports on the damage but provides no information about the cause of yesterday’s explosion/fire.

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JFK Library announces program for 2013

Coming events at the JFK Library and Museum in Boston will highlight key moments of the Kennedy presidency.