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JFK letter promising Santa safe during Cold War on display

In the throes of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was planning to test a massive nuclear bomb in the Arctic Circle. But in a letter to then-President John F. Kennedy, a young Michigan girl was most concerned about the North Pole’s most famous resident.

JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary

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 laid a wreath outside Kennedy’s childhood home in Brookline, Massachusetts, and there were speeches from officials, such as former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis. The event also included a 21-gun salute by an honor guard.

Past opinions provide perspective

Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. A new president, Nov. 24, 1963

Botulism pills, the CIA, the mob and the JFK assassination

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 of President John F. Kennedy hasn’t settled the best-known, real-life whodunit in American history. But the record offered riveting details of the way intelligence services operated at the time and are striving to keep some particulars a secret even now.

What could be in the long-secret JFK files?

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 murder. Now the public is going to get a deeper look at the collection.

Will Trump allow release of secret JFK assassination papers?

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 Trump will block the release of files that could shed light on a tragedy that has stirred conspiracy theories for decades.

Past opinions provide perspective

Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. War bonds – Sept. 29, 1918

Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center arts awards to “allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction,” the White House announced Saturday.

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th BD

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. What do you consider JFK's legacy?