JFK would not be pleased
‘The people have spoken’
Talk is cheap, and nations look after their own self-interest.
Before the Kennedy assassination, Johnson was no friend of equality
After landing, the astronaut took communion, and planted a very un-PC plaque.
Who says cheaters don’t prosper?
Why I stopped believing in the Kennedy-era myth that a career in politics is noble
Remembering the space-race inspiration for today’s innovation
How a hawkish, tax-cutting supply sider murdered by a communist became a liberal martyr cut down by rightwing hate
FBI informants, the disgruntled unemployed and more
Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allen Poe: A sixties retrospective
The Warren Commission was right.
In our national myth, Kennedy marked the apogee of idealism, and Johnson begat American decline
The space program was more ambitious, more successful, and completed in less time.
‘I have serious doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone’
‘You can’t not like Ben Franklin, The guy was the king of inventions, king of the Constitution, the king of the sex clubs’
‘I am certain about LBJ. He could order a murder the way you or I would order a ham sandwich.’
‘They were unanimous that the neck wound was an entry wound’
National Geographic’s movie is even more poignant nearly 50 years after the assasination