Notable events from our shared experience
To commemorate President John F. Kennedy, this blog will update in more or less "real time" as events unfolded on TV and radio 50 years ago, starting with the arrival of Jack and Jackie in Dallas on Friday, Nov. 22, and ending with the president's funeral on Monday, Nov. 25.
by Dave Farmer I was a senior in high school in Joliet, Ill. when I first heard JFK had been shot. Entering my next class, I saw my classmates standing silently near a radio as the announcement was made that JFK was dead! Several female classmates began sobbing as I fought back tears myself,…
"There are still times when I hear 'Hail to the Chief' playing, and for a split second think I will see him coming down the steps of Air Force One or on TV, still young and still alive. Or maybe I am unconsciously wishing myself to the past, when I was young and so many more of my family and…
Senator Ted Kennedy died late last night after a hard battle with brain cancer at the age of 77. Our thoughts go out to his family, who said in their statement:
AARP COO Thomas Nelson penned a "Where We Stand" column for Bulletin Today and we wanted to excerpt a bit for you since the Senate's debating the Serve America Act today and expected to vote this week.
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