Category Archives: John Kennedy

Why We Still Don’t Have the JFK Assassination Files

President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Tx., on Nov. 22, 1963. In the car riding with Kennedy are Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy, right, Nellie Connally, left, and her husband, … Continue reading

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History in photos: Is this photo of JFK’s killer fake?

“On this day, almost six decades ago, US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Among the many photos and footage that surfaced following the incident shows the accused killer Lee Harvey Oswald. In the video above, the … Continue reading

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Vietnam War A collection of documents related to Ellsberg’s interest and participation in the Vietnam War.

“Daniel Ellsberg went to Vietnam for the first time in September 1961 as part of a Pentagon fact-finding task force. He hoped to learn that the South Vietnamese government of Ngo Dinh Diem, with U.S. backing, was defeating the Communist-led … Continue reading

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Thinking About the Sixties by Richard Goldstein

“The ’60s was was a decade without nostalgia, and thus a decade without irony. It’s only natural, then, that the current wave of nostalgia for the ’60s is suffused with irony — for we are looking back to a time … Continue reading

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‘JFK’: Oliver Stone’s Emotionally Accurate and Masterfully Crafted Trip Down the Rabbit Hole

“… There is literally zero doubt about it—director Oliver Stone has always been drawn to making movies about significant men who were creators, conquerors or critics, i.e. free thinkers, whether it be king Alexander the Great, president Richard Nixon, fictional … Continue reading

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Did John F. Kennedy and the Democrats Steal the 1960 Election?

Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy debate during the 1960 election. “For Richard Nixon, the holiday season of 1960 was a sullen affair. Weeks before, on Nov. 8, he had lost an exceedingly close presidential election to Senator John F. … Continue reading

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What Bob Dylan Does—Or Doesn’t—Know About the Assassination of JFK

JFK’s murder was most foul, and that event paved the way, in Dylan’s mind, for the process of long decay, the rootlessness and suspicion, that we have lived since then. “Not long after Covid-19 began its insidious spread, Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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What Biden is keeping secret in the JFK files

Part of a file from the CIA released by the National Archives in 2017, dated Oct. 10, 1963, details “a reliable and sensitive source in Mexico” report of Lee Harvey Oswald’s contact with the Soviet Union embassy in Mexico City. … Continue reading

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JACOBIN No.29 / Spring 2018: 1968

“Between us we can change this rotten society. Now, put on your coat and make for the nearest cinema. Look at their deadly love-making on the screen. Isn’t it better in real life? Make up your mind to learn to … Continue reading

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“Barbed Wire Sunday”

On August 13, 1961, the National People’s Army of the German Democratic Republic began constructing the Berlin Wall “At midnight on this day in 1961, units of the East German army began to close the border between East and West … Continue reading

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