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The closeness of the bird's death to Thanksgiving has prompted some observers to suggest Peace may have ended up on a plate
Recording reveals hidden pain of Kennedy's successor Lyndon Johnson. By Rupert Cornwell
Newly released recording shows tension between Lyndon Johnson and Kennedy's mother
Out of America: The Redskins team is the one thing that unites a divided capital. But the side's history is a very chequered one
Exactly 50 years ago, 20 January 1961, John F. Kennedy was sworn in as President of the United States of America.
The coffin in which they buried Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of shooting President John F Kennedy, is to be sold at auction in Los Angeles, almost 50 years after the events that led to his untimely death.
On 22 November at approximately 12.30pm the thirty-fifth President of the United States John F. Kennedy was shot during a public parade in Dallas, Texas.
My parents were ... good-looking LA arrivistes. They were ill-suited for parenthood, so I'm not surprised that I turned out to be both as troubled and gifted as I am.
They arrived from every corner of the country. They were from men women and children, of every race, age, class and calling. Half a century on, they have come to life again, expressing Americans' grief, shock and collective sense of bereavement at the news of John F Kennedy's assassination.
Four months down the line, in the chill of a bleak British midwinter, the memory remains warmingly vivid. It is the Olympastadion in Berlin on the evening of Thursday 20 August 2009 and the World Championship men's 200m final is fast approaching. Usain Bolt enters the arena. The crowd roars with laughter at his every clowning move, relayed by the trackside cameras on to the giant screens at either end of the stadium.
World leaders pay tribute to a woman who 'changed the lives of millions'
Independence Day means a lot in this historic American city – and there's plenty more besides, from 'Cheers' bars to tasty clam chowder.