Tag Archives: John F. Kennedy

The Day JFK was Shot

Every one of us who was alive that day recalls the moment we learned that President Kennedy was shot.  No matter how ordinary, the instant is fixed in our mind and enshrined with significance. I was a chubby eight-year-old boy walking … Continue reading

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Fifty Years On – Can We Recapture the Spirit of Peace?

Fifty years ago today President John F. Kennedy gave the commencement address at AmericanUniversity that announced steps towards peace with the Soviet Union. Although the speech lacks a singular punch line such as ‘Ask not what your country can do, … Continue reading

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