Topic: John F. Kennedy
More than 100 Peace Corps volunteers are leaving Kazakhstan, after the US organization announced an abrupt end to its program.
11/29/2011 10:57 am
Does our love affair with mavericks – from Ronald Reagan to Steve Jobs – make sense?
11/28/2011 11:34 am
Since the first Thanksgiving occurred, reportedly in 1621, historians and pop culture have spread a cornucopia of tall tales, half truths, and straight-up lies. But this Thanksgiving, we're thankful for the truth. So before you succumb to the delights of turkey day, allow us separate fact from fiction for you.
11/23/2011 04:31 pm
Stephen King whisks readers back to 1963 in a piece of time-traveling historical fiction that asks: What if JFK had survived?
11/22/2011 06:05 am
Given the somewhat amorphous slogans of the Occupy Wall Street movement, members of the tea party may be wondering if they should join the fray. Depending on how the Occupy Wall Street agenda is actually applied, many of the protesters’ calls for change resonate pretty strongly with tea partiers. University of Denver law professor Robert Hardaway suggests how the tea party might “agree” with five of the Occupy movement's top demands – in its own way:
11/01/2011 12:42 pm
Chris Matthews examines John F. Kennedy, one of the most enigmatic US presidents, in a book rich in insights.
10/31/2011 07:05 am
A prominent evangelical leader who supports Rick Perry says the Mormon religion "is a cult." Several polls show a significant minority of voters would not vote for a Mormon, a subject Mitt Romney may have to address again.
10/08/2011 11:39 am
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
09/20/2011 05:23 pm
Some of the real gems in the book based on interviews Jackie Kennedy gave deal less with famous people and more with the quirks of domestic life at the White House.
09/16/2011 12:33 pm
The voice of Jackie Kennedy's interviewer belongs to the late historian and former JFK aide Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., whose writings are again timely in this tea-party era. He noted that the Founding Fathers embraced government as a vital help, not an obstacle, to progress.
09/15/2011 11:59 am