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John F. Kennedy

  1. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Wants to Bring Back One of Bill Clinton’s Signature ProposalsExpanding national service was Clinton’s most reliable 1992 applause line, and it could help candidates like Mayor Pete strike a communitarian tone.
  2. donald trump
    Trump Reaches for Gravitas in His First Prime-Time Oval Office SpeechPerhaps the venue, which Americans associate with big, consequential issues, can help convince a skeptical public that Trump needs his border wall.
  3. Is Trump’s Battle With Amazon Like Kennedy’s War With U.S. Steel?JFK thought U.S. Steel’s CEO reneged on a deal needed to keep the economy stable. Trump’s attacks on Amazon may really be about the Washington Post.
  4. Billy Graham Lived at the Crossroads of Faith and PowerAfter getting too close to Richard Nixon, Billy Graham stayed away from partisan politics. But his son Franklin Graham is up to his ears in it.
  5. Trump Now Trails Only Reagan Among Recent Presidents in GOP EsteemIt’s Trump’s party now for sure.
  6. dear mr. kennedy
    Who’s the Sexiest Onscreen JFK?The Crown introduced its very own John F. Kennedy, so it’s time for a ranking.
  7. history
    Classified JFK Files Will Be Released Next Week As Required by LawA small number of documents may still be omitted or redacted, however.
  8. A Century After JFK’s Birth, White Catholics and Black Voters Have Drifted ApartIn 1960, overwhelming percentages of those demographics lifted him to the presidency. That coalition is broken today.
  9. Trump Will Soon Decide If Secret JFK Files Are Made PublicThe president has the power to give his conspiracy-theorist brethren a tremendous gift this year.
  10. biopics
    Natalie Portman Will Play Jackie Kennedy, TooIn Pablo Larraín’s Jackie.
  11. anniversaries
    Kennedy’s Killer Switches PrisonsCoincidence or conspiracy?
  12. look book
    The Jackie Kennedy Look BookA look back at the iconic first lady’s famous style.
  13. john f. kennedy
    The Strange Saga of JFK and the Original ‘Dr. Feelgood’He’s the one who made him feel all right.
  14. john f. kennedy
    David Koch Remembers JFK As Pro-Business, Doesn’t Believe the Conspiracies“John Kennedy was very supportive of American business. Unfortunately, our current president doesn’t feel that way.”
  15. john f. kennedy
    The 10 Best JFK Anniversary Front Covers From Around the CountryFrom Alaska to New York City, newspapers are marking the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination.
  16. john f. kennedy
    19 Famous People Who Believe in a JFK ConspiracyHere’s one thing Fidel Castro, John Kerry, Chipper Jones, and Bruce Willis have in common. 
  17. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Rob Lowe Is Getting Presidential This WeekendFrom Brat Pack king to JFK. 
  18. costume party
    First Look: Ginnifer Goodwin As Jackie KennedyPearls and all.
  19. r.i.p.
    Remembering Kennedy’s ‘Secretary of Grooming’R.I.P. Kenneth Battelle, who tended to the locks of Brooke Astor, Audrey Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe, and more.
  20. things that happened a long time ago
    JFK’s Real Feelings About the Moon Mission: ‘Eh’He had a lot of concerns.
  21. bachmann ambition overdrive
    Michele Bachmann Credits Kennedy Quote to LincolnDoesn’t really matter, still kind of funny.
  22. frothy mixtures
    Rick Santorum Is Mad at JFKBecause he believed in the separation of church and state?
  23. things that happened a while ago
    JFK Was Having a Pretty Good Time the Night Before He Was ShotThe eerie, silent home-video footage was recently released for the first time.
  24. sad things
    Peace Corps Founder Sargent Shriver DiesHe had a long and storied career in politics and charitable work.
  25. history
    The Night After JFK Was Killed, a Secret Service Agent Nearly Killed LBJ by AccidentBut he didn’t — phew.
  26. camelot
    Congressman Patrick Kennedy Has to Be Reminded About JFKIn his defense, he was pretty wasted at the time.
  27. commander in briefs
    Who’s the Sexiest President of All Time?Not Richard Nixon, that’s for sure.
  28. in other news
    TMZ Screws Up Big TimePerhaps they should stick to living celebrities.
  29. gossipmonger
    Angelina Jolie Gets So Angry That She Tears Brad Pitt’s Shirt OffThat’s what we do when we’re angry with Brad Pitt, too!
  30. gossipmonger
    Maureen Dowd Knows What Michelle Obama Looks Like, Okay?Maureen Dowd says she did not mistake a Times of London columnist for Michelle Obama. Ted Kennedy may or may not have had Graydon Carter spike a story about an illegitimate child of JFK. Tommy Hilfiger is getting married to former model Dee Ocleppo. Rosie O’Donnell stopped drinking because she was getting too fat. Jerry Seinfeld said he’s not going to return to TV because he’s “old, rich, and tired.”