Stories tagged: John F. Kennedy
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
BROOKLINE, Mass. – A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth came to close Wednesday, exactly 54 years after his assassination. National park rangers …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. A new president, Nov. 24, 1963
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
The National Archives on Thursday released more than 13,200 records – some hundreds of pages long – related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Botulism pills. Conspiracy theories. What the government might have known and still won’t say about Lee Harvey Oswald. The release of thousands of records relating to the assassination …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Scholars and sleuths are waiting – and waiting – to leap on the release of John F. Kennedy assassination files.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Sue Vogelsinger, 81, said she’ll likely touch base with old friends in Washington, D.C. on Thursday after new documents are released in the death of her former boss, President John …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
For decades, the existence of secret government files linked to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has helped fuel conspiracy theories that others besides Lee Harvey Oswald were involved in his …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
A mahogany speedboat that belonged to John F. Kennedy sold for $75,000, and a flight suit that belonged to CIA operative Francis Gary Powers sold for $2,750 Saturday at a …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
The anticipated release of thousands of never-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing. Now, they’re waiting to see whether President Donald …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. War bonds – Sept. 29, 1918
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
What Trump may need most at this moment is a geography lesson. The White House library is in the basement, right next to the main stairs.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a new stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. The bomb, Nov. 26, 1945
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Officials say a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe as she famously sang “Happy Birthday” to President John. F. Kennedy has sold for nearly $5 million at a Los Angeles auction.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 5:19 p.m.
In his second term as president, Dwight Eisenhower looked like an old man. He’d had a serious heart attack in 1955, requiring extensive hospitalization. Ike later suffered a stroke. In …
UPDATED: Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
It comes, then, to this. The extreme left now mirrors the extreme right, each reflecting the anger and unbending rigidity of the other.
Sun., June 7, 2015
“Antiques Roadshow” on PBS is all about possibilities. Is Great-Grandma’s brooch worth some serious money or is its worth measured only in sentimental value? Thousands of people got opportunities to …
Sat., June 6, 2015, 6:39 p.m.
Thousands of people got the opportunities to learn more about their treasures Saturday as Antiques Roadshow set up shop in the Spokane Convention Center for the day.
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
Robert Forman was a sociology professor in Oshkosh, Wis., when the Warren Commission report came out in 1964, asserting that a single gunman had killed President John F. Kennedy. The …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
The ranks are thinning. But there is still no shortage of Americans who remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news 50 years ago.
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
Knowing his 6-foot-5-inch frame might block views of the momentous scene unfolding in Washington, D.C.’s, St. Matthews Cathedral on Nov. 25, 1963, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Henry Buller positioned …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013
I wasn’t surprised by the many responses I received following my Tuesday column on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which hits the half-century mark on Friday. If there’s …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2013, 9:10 a.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on more than a dozen prominent Americans 50 years after the death of the award’s founder, President John …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013
I’ve never been much for censorship. If adults want to get their hair cut or their coffee served to them by some nearly nude chick with self-esteem issues, well, so …
Sun., May 2, 2010
Sue Vogelsinger first learned of her boss’s death while reviewing one of his upcoming speeches. The place was Dallas. The date was Nov. 22, 1963. Her boss was President John …
Sun., Nov. 24, 1963, 2:15 p.m.
Most Spokane retail business and public service operations will be at a standstill Monday as the city mourns the death of President John F Kennedy.
Sun., Nov. 24, 1963
Thousands of Spokane and Inland Empire citizens will pay homage to the late president John F. Kennedy in numerous ceremonies scheduled today and Monday.
Sat., Nov. 23, 1963
The assassination of President Kennedy brought deep shock and grief to people of Spokane Friday. Businessmen, secretaries, shoppers, students – people from all walks of life express sorrow and amazement.
Fri., Nov. 22, 1963
Students in Spokane area public and private schools were shocked into silence today at the news of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.