Kennedy assassination

JFK Smithsonian Exhibit Now Open: McCain, Crowley and More Share Memories

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has a new photo gallery chronicling the life of John F. Kennedy, a few weeks before his 100th birthday on May 29. Several members of Congress attended a Tuesday night event to kick off the new exhibition — including Sen. John McCain, who recounted his experience with the former president as a young man.

Let's Not Call Dallas Shootings 'Terrorism'
Ascribing a political agenda to every murderering hater just offers an undeserved veneer of rationality

Dallas police stand watch near the scene where four Dallas police officers were shot and killed on Thursday in Dallas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

It had to have cost Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to refer to the shooter in Thursday’s sniper attack on police officers there as a “lone gunman .” Because even now, that phrase has the power to summon the “city of hate ” reputation Dallas has struggled to live down since JFK was killed more than a half-century ago.  

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