JFK

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

(Photo Credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

#Trending In Entertainment: Adele’s Rumor, Tracy Morgan Is Healing, And A Man Seeks Katy Perry

This week rumors surrounded a British songstress, our favorite comedian was feeling better, and a strange man was looking for Katy Perry and JFK.

07/18/2014

John F. Kennedy High School in Chicago. (CBS)

Remembering JFK’s Memory At Chicago High School

At a Chicago school, JFK’s memory lives strong, not only today, but every day.

11/22/2013

Lyndon Baines Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President of the United States of America on board Air Force One, after the assassination of President John F Kennedy. Mrs. Johnson is behind him, left, and to his right is the grief stricken Jackie Kennedy.   (Credit: Keystone/Getty Images)

Where Were You When Kennedy Was Shot? Most Americans Can’t Say

As a nation remembers the shocking events surrounding President Kennedy’s assassination, the fact is that a vast majority of Americans cannot answer this basic question. “Where were you when Kennedy was shot?”

11/22/2013

President John F. Kennedy. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Boers: 50 Years Later, Remembering The Assassination Of JFK

I was 13 years old and had myself strategically placed in the back of my 8th grade Art class at Steger Central Junior high.

670 The Score–11/22/2013

Wayne Lensing shows the original grave marker of Lee Harvey Oswald, now on display in Roscoe, Ill. (CBS)

Legal Controversy Surrounds Lee Harvey Oswald’s Grave Marker In Illinois

A Dallas man and his stepsister are suing the owner of a museum in the little Illinois town of Roscoe, near the Milwaukee border. As CBS 2’s Mike Parker explains, the nasty feud is over possession of the gravestone of JFK’s accused assassin.

11/15/2013

The board at O'Hare was not encouraging for people flying to New York on Wednesday. (CBS)

Chicagoans Struggle To Get Home From East Coast, Airline Travel Slowly Resumes

Airline travel to and from the east coast is starting up again. Planes are taking off from New York’s JFK Airport. However, LaGuardia is still closed.

10/31/2012

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Summer Rewind

A look back at the great movies, music and books that came out this Summer and a preview of what we can look forward to this Fall

08/22/2011

John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon At Debate

50 Years Ago, JFK-Nixon Debate Changed Politics

It changed the face of American politics and took place in Chicago 50 years ago in the old WBBM-TV studios. The Nixon-Kennedy presidential debates were the first ever to be televised. The match-up highlighted the importance of image and playing to the cameras in politics.

CBS 2–09/27/2010