Tuesday marked the 48th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The moment has worked itself deep into the American psyche, spawning commissions, books, movies and theories all bent on uncovering what really happened that day.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. In 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries.That speech laid the foundation for what became the Peace Corps.
Chicago’s top cop Garry McCarthy has been criticized for recent comments he made about gun control in a predominately black parish. Race relations were a factor when the City of Chicago first implemented a hand gun registry in 1968.
Each Thursday on our Global Activism series, we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place. On today’s segment we thought we’d do something a little different.In 1960 Senator John F.
Thursday is the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration. And as far away in time and place as that event sounds, some argue that Chicago can take a little credit – that Kennedy might not have been president without former Mayor Richard J.
On this 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's "ask not" inaugural address — a speech that still inspires many Americans all these years later — thanks to C-SPAN's online library we can all watch and hear it again.There's a 38-minute video of the inauguration posted here.