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# jfk50 - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction
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Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction

May 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 11,974 Views 13 Comments

The disputed correspondence was due to fetch a multi-million euro figure.

# jfk50 - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.
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Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.

Dec 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 26,603 Views 21 Comments

On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.

# jfk50 - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death
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Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:38 PM 12,483 Views 36 Comments

Walter Cronkite was already an American icon on 22 November 1963, but these words etched him into history.

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford
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Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:54 PM 7,900 Views 20 Comments

In Dublin, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore laid a wreath at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where the American flag was lowered to half mast.

New documents show how the Irish Ambassador viewed America after Kennedy's death
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New documents show how the Irish Ambassador viewed America after Kennedy's death

Nov 22nd 2013, 2:20 PM 10,895 Views 6 Comments

Just nine days after JFK’s funeral, the Irish Ambassador to the US penned a report to Seán Lemass and the Government, outlining the differences between Kennedy and Lyndon B Johnson.

The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today
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The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:38 PM 9,125 Views 13 Comments

Watch the events of 50 years ago unfold in real time via Twitter.

The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day
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The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 11,307 Views 29 Comments

50 years ago today, the world was altered indelibly. Here’s how it unfolded.

# jfk50 - Sunday 17 November, 2013

How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes
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How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes

Nov 17th 2013, 6:30 PM 8,732 Views 37 Comments

The assassination 50 years ago unfolded in real time in people’s homes as coverage went on uninterrupted for days.

# jfk50 - Saturday 16 November, 2013

John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories
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John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories

Nov 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 19,465 Views 125 Comments

With the 50th anniversary of the assassination just days away, we look at some of the theories about who was responsible.

# jfk50 - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan
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Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

Jul 24th 2013, 10:09 PM 8,544 Views 15 Comments

The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.

# jfk50 - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs
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Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs

Jan 26th 2013, 3:30 PM 15,183 Views 59 Comments

The owners of Supermacs have announced plans for a €6 million plaza at the ancestral home of the US President.

# jfk50 - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

JFK's 1963 Ireland visit marked with year of events
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JFK's 1963 Ireland visit marked with year of events

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:21 AM 9,776 Views 16 Comments

It has been 50 years since the late JFK visited Ireland – so his ancestral home of Wexford has unveiled a year of events to mark the historic occasion.