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John F. Kennedy

RFK children speak about assassination in Dallas

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is convinced that a lone gunman wasn’t solely responsible for the assassination of his uncle, President John F.

Saturday, 12 January, 2013, 8:36pm

More to history than an intern's tale

New revelations by a former intern in the John F. Kennedy White House make the cigar antics of Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton look tame. Excerpts from Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath, an account by Mimi Alford of her teenage years at the heart of the administration, read like something from a bad erotic novel.

8 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Past and present King

11.22.63 by Stephen King Scribner

Jake Epping, the hero of Stephen King's whopping (740-page) new novel, is a man on a mission. His crusade, which Epping accepts with disarming speed, is to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on King's titular date: in old-fangled form, 22nd November 1963.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Channel hop

People tend to look back at the past through rose-coloured glasses, preferring to remember the good rather than the bad. A good example is the American public's reverence for John F. Kennedy, seen as one of the 20th century's most progressive- and attractive- leaders.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Artjam mastermind found colourful way to banish the blues

Artjamming was the result of what you might call a mini-breakdown and arguably it's been the best change in my life. My education in Toronto, Canada, in the 1970s and '80s also played a part because it has enabled me to know myself better and to know how to respond in such a situation.

28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Jack Kennedy - The Making of a President

Jack Kennedy - The Making of a President

by Barbara Leaming

Orion, HK$153

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Jack's Widow

Jack's Widow

by Eve Pollard

Avon, HK$112

8 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Happenings

Guests, parents, teachers and students took part in the opening ceremony of our school's new English Corner on March 29. There were poetry recitals, and members of the English Society sang a song to mark the occasion.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

assassinations

1 In what United States city was Dr Martin Luther King Jnr shot dead on April 4, 1968?

2 What nationality was Robert F. Kennedy's assassin Sirhan Sirhan?

3 Julius Caesar was murdered by a group of conspirators on the Ides of March, 44BC. What date is this?

4 President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching which play?

3 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

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