Tag Archive for 50th Anniversary

The Unspeakable in Dallas

Writing in the New York Times, a native of Dallas notes the oddness of the ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination on Friday.

The reality of Dallas on that day will go unmentioned. It will be, in the words of James Douglass, Unspeakable.

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How Obama will observe the 50th anniversary

The president “will meet privately at the White House with leaders and volunteers from the Peace Corps program Kennedy established.”–Businessweek.

Click here to let Obama know what you think about secret JFK files

The Obama administration is seeking public input on “Transforming the Security Classification System” at a public forum in Washington D.C. on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Were you bothered by this JFK Facts story? 1,100 JFK records ignored in Obama push to open records.

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How Dallas will screen Dealey Plaza visitors for JFK tribute

I missed this article from last month ago in which Mayor Mike Rawlings says people won’t be excluded because of their views. That’s good news.

JFK culture war brews in Dallas

Dallas is ground zero of the JFK assassination debate, and Russ Baker at WhoWhatWhy points out how plans for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary next year already seem weighted in favor of conclusions that vast majority of Americans people–and even most scholars–do not believe. The scene is set for a culture war in 2013.