History Stories
CATEGORY: John F. Kennedy
Why the Public Stopped Believing the Government about JFK’s Murder
October 30, 2017

After JFK's assassination, 87% of Americans believed Oswald was the sole shooter. What happened? Read More

AP Government Students Will Likely Get an A for the Congressional Bill They Wrote
October 27, 2017

The students’ bill could release classified documents about cold Civil Rights cases. Read More

JFK Files: Cuban Intelligence Was in Contact With Oswald, Praised His Shooting Ability
October 27, 2017

Here are the 10 most revealing highlights from the 2,800 newly declassified JFK assassination files. Read More

What Are the Biggest Revelations in the Declassified JFK Assassination Files?
October 26, 2017

Will the JFK files shed new light on the 1963 killing—or launch new conspiracy theories? Read More

Nuclear Fallout Shelters Were Never Going to Work
October 16, 2017

Mere months into the program, reports emerged of leaking water drums and shelters that had never received any supplies. Read More

13 TV Moments That Defined the American Presidency
September 25, 2017

The history of commanders on camera. Read More

JFK Diary Reveals Rarely Seen Side
March 24, 2017

John F. Kennedy’s only known diary is up for auction, giving the world a glimpse into the mind of a 28-year-old Kennedy. Read More

The First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 55 Years Ago
September 24, 2015

Presidential politics entered a new era 55 years ago, when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon took part in the first televised debate in American history. Read More

Beyond Dallas: The Assassination’s Key Players After Nov. 22, 1963
November 22, 2013

Fifty years after the Kennedy assassination, find out what happened to eight figures whose lives became entwined with the events in Dealey Plaza. Read More

JFK Artifacts Fetch Hefty Sums at Auctions
November 21, 2013

Buyers are spending big money to own a piece of Kennedy history, from nearly $600,000 for the president’s leather jacket to $318,000 for a car he once rode in. Read More