The Assassination of JFK

Assassination of JFK

At exactly 12:30 p.m., on November 22, 1963, President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. America and the world were stunned. The fallout of these events would have political, historical, and social implications that are still relevant today; however, those fatal shots were just the beginning of the story. In … Read more

First Lady of John F. Kennedy

Portrait of Jackie Kennedy

On July 28, 1929, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was born in Southampton, New York. Her father, John Bouvier, was a successful New York stockbroker of French Catholic ancestry, and her mother, Janet, was a talented equestrienne of Irish Catholic ancestry. Jackie was a bright, curious, and naughty girl. “A lovely child, the … Read more

Children of John F. Kennedy

Portrait of John Kennedy with his children

Most Americans became obsessed with President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the early 1960s while they were in office. JFK and Jackie became a brand-new kind of President and First Lady: young, attractive, and chic to boot. After JFK’s assassination in 1963, the couple’s status as one of … Read more

Brief Biography of John F. Kennedy

Portrait of John Kennedy

Early Years On May 29, 1917, John Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. His full name was John Fitzgerald Kennedy. P.J. Kennedy, Kennedy’s paternal ancestor, was a wealthy banker and drug dealer. John E. Fitzgerald, nicknamed “Honey Fitz,” was a professional politician who served as a congressman and the mayor of Boston. … Read more