JFK

Matthew McConaughey to Play JFK

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

The Internet's atwitter over the bongo-playing, oft-shirtless actor portraying the solemn JFK. But if Greg Kinnear can do it, why can't McConaughey?  

JFK Hearse For Sale

Jan 21, 2013 By Sonia Smith

The ambulance that carried JFK's body from Parkland Memorial Hospital to Love Field is going up on the auction block next month in Scottsdale.

Lyndon Johnson on the Record

Jan 20, 2013 By Michael Beschloss

Working on his memoir one day in 1969, LBJ spoke more frankly into a tape recorder about the Kennedys, Vietnam, and other subjects than he ever had before. The transcript of that tape has never been published—until now. Michael Beschloss explains its historical significance.

Ben Barnes weighs in on JFK’s trip to Texas

Sep 27, 2009 By Paul Burka

The former lieutenant governor called to say that the reason for Kennedy’s trip to Texas in November 1963 was not because he was worried about the feud between U.S. Senator Ralph Yarborough and Governor John Connally, or Don Yarborough’s role in it. Rather — and he says he was involved…

45 Years

Nov 22, 2008 By Paul Burka

How many readers realize that today, November 22, is the 45th anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination? It has been interesting to see time do its work on the collective memory. As recently as 1991, the assassination’s hold on the American imagination was sufficient to get the Hollywood treatment: Oliver Stone’s…