Even in the historic popularity contest, LBJ can't seem to win. Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy got to the White House on the same ticket, but the two weren't exactly best buddies. It was a marriage of convenience, because they needed each other to deliver their respective sections of the cou ... More >>
Everyone and their dog is talking about the day President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas, 50 years ago today. There are countless videos, documentaries and newspaper inches spilling out as we lead up to the actual anniversary. In case you want a refresher course on some of the happenings of that ... More >>
Right now the world is full of Kennedy nostalgia and tons of stuff you can see linked to the day President John F. Kennedy and company drove past the Texas Book Depository in downtown Dallas. The 50th anniversary is upon us, and while it might feel a wee bit on the morbid side to be so focused on th ... More >>
We're rolling up on the 50th anniversary of the assassination, so of course everyone in possession of items with any tie whatsoever to the death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, is coming out of the woodwork and popping their stuff up on the auction block. We all know about the in ... More >>
People are weird about historical stuff. The hat Lincoln wore the night he was shot at Ford's Theater is on display at the Smithsonian, while Jackie Kennedy's bloodstained raspberry suit is kept in the National Archives, as far from prying public eyes as a suit can get. Someone tried to auction off ... More >>
Somewhere in Kansas there are boxes of stuff that used to be the trauma room President John F. Kennedy was brought to after that infamous drive through downtown Dallas. And the public isn't allowed to see what those boxes hold. The shots rang out in Dealey Plaza and President John F. Kennedy crump ... More >>
Peppermint Twist: The Mob, the Music, and the Most Famous Dance Club of the '60s By Joel Selvin & John Johnson, Jr. with Dick Cami Thomas Dunne Books, 304 pp., $24.99 As far as dance crazes go, the Twist might go down (swiveling, of course) as the best known of all time. In 1961 and 1962, the sligh ... More >>
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