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CATEGORY: John F. Kennedy
5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues
January 18, 2018

These Presidents didn't want the state of their health to affect the state of the nation. Read More

What Is the Nuclear ‘Button’ and Where Did It Come From?
January 3, 2018

Every president since Kennedy has carried the nuclear football, but none have ever used it. Read More

Every Event Has an Echo from the Past
December 15, 2017

From the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Chinese Exclusion Act, a look at which historical events set the context for 2017's big moments. Read More

The Coolest Historical Discoveries of 2017
December 12, 2017

Here are the 15 most intriguing finds of the year. Read More

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