John F. Kennedy had his flaws and made mistakes during his presidency. But he perfectly embodied a bygone era of boundless American optimism.
Suspicions about 'the official story' – whether concerning the JFK assassination, Obama's birthplace, or Bush's 'real' role in 9/11 – seem to proliferate in America. At the root of it all, perhaps: distrust of government.
JFK assassination has connections to Veterans Day 1963. On this day 50 years ago, John F. Kennedy took part in an observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, new JFK books abound. Some are quite good, but these three classics are hard to beat, even indispensable.