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  • Fifty years later, memories of JFK's assassination remain vivid for local coaches

    Fifty years later, memories of JFK's assassination remain vivid for local coaches
    Ray Smith and Bubba Hooker were in class, winding down the week before Thanksgiving. Mike Smith was waiting for his car to be repaired. Dennis Koutoufas saw it hit home at his Catholic school. And Mike Tallon delivered the news to his shocked community....
  • The Kennedy legacy is real and lasting

    It was especially poignant to see Caroline Kennedy, America's new ambassador to Japan, present her credentials to Emperor Akihito this week. Coming just three days before the 50th anniversary of her father's assassination in Dallas, it was a vivid...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Hawaii Five-0 As Thanksgiving...
  • Why JFK still matters

     Why JFK still matters
    This week even Americans who weren't alive on Nov. 22, 1963, are reading, writing and reflecting about the assassination of the 35th president 50 years ago. In the view of some critics, the fascination with both John F. Kennedy and his assassination is...
  • Seeking the truth behind the tragedy

    Seeking the truth behind the tragedy
    Barb Junkkarinen emerges from the bedroom with the gift her husband and son gave her one Christmas. It's a 1940 Italian-made rifle, like the one Lee Harvey Oswald fired from a sixth-floor window at the Texas School Book Depository, killing President...
  • Eclectic crowds flock to Dallas' Dealey Plaza before JFK memorial

    DALLAS — A day before Dallas will pause to observe the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, the crowds already began to gather in Dealey Plaza. Some people came to leave flowers, some to examine the grassy knoll, some to visit...
  • 'All Showbiz Mourns JFK': How Variety Covered the Aftermath of Assassination

    Fifty years ago, Variety, in its own unique way, put a price tag on what the marathon television news coverage and abrupt shuttering of film, TV and legit productions cost showbiz in the wake of John F. Kennedy's assassination: $40 million. But bottom-...
  • Lamar Waldron won't let go of the Kennedy assassination

    "TO THIS day I have serious doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone," Secretary of State John Kerry told Tom Brokaw of NBC News the other day. Of course, this month marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, which has revived interest...
  • JFK assassination: Where readers were when they heard the news

    Dozens of readers have sent us their memories of Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. In reading those letters, one common experience emerges: Almost all of those who wrote about where they were that day 50...
  • JFK assassination: L.A. cultural groups remember

    As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963, a few cultural groups in Southern California are observing the occasion with performances dedicated to the memory of the 35th president. "Sunny Afternoon."...
  • Chris Matthews reflects on 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination

    Chris Matthews has written two books about John F. Kennedy and Friday, on the 50th anniversary of the president’s assassination, he’s hosting two MSNBC specials, “JFK: The Day That Changed America” at 7 p.m. ET and "The Kennedy...