My Turn: In support of the re-election of Munoz

...three tours. He was decorated many times for heroism. He served in the Special Forces Honor Guard for President John F. Kennedy in the Capitol in the Rotunda and during Kennedy's Concierge procession to Arlington National Cemetery.On Sept...
Today in history

...Treaty of Amity and Association effectively made Laos an independent member of the French Union.In 1962, President John F. Kennedy revealed the presence of Soviet-built missile bases under construction in Cuba and announced a quarantine of all...
Today in History

...XS-1 (later X-1) rocket plane over Muroc Dry Lake in California.In 1960, Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy suggested the idea of a Peace Corps while addressing an audience of students at the University of Michigan in Ann...
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...Barbara Sigmund, it was published in 1990 and is now out-of-print. Sigmund worked as a letter writer for President John F. Kennedy, served on the City Council of Princeton, New Jersey and in 1982 ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate. During...
Today in history

...leader Hugh Scott died in Falls Church, Virginia, at age 93.In 1999, Navy divers found and recovered the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in the wreckage of Kennedy's plane in the...
Author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

...politics. Having lost the 1960 election in part because of his pale, sweaty appearance during his first debate with John F. Kennedy and aware of his reputation as a partisan willing to play dirty, Nixon had restricted his public outings and presented...
No public benefit if state funds private schools

...My family paid for my Catholic education and would never have expected the government to pay.In 1960, President John F. Kennedy, the first and only Catholic president, declared in a speech about religion: "I believe in an America where the...
Photo: JFK flags

Flags fly at half mast in front of the Dimond Courthouse on the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy on Friday.
50 years later: Majority in US still believe JFK assination was a conspiracy

A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but the percentage who believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone is at its highest level since the mid-1960s...
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Juneau to honor fallen officers on May 15, National Police Memorial Day

...National Police Week this year is taking place from May 12 to 18. It has been a tradition since 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation declaring May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, according to Its intent...


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