'My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.' -- JFK
May 29, 1917 - Nov…Continue
Added by John Anthony Brennan on November 21, 2016 at 12:00am — 13 Comments
Author James Francis Smith's
Post – 7/11/16
An excerpt fromThe…Continue
Added by James Francis Smith on July 11, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment
In remembrance of the 1916 Easter Rising, the Kindle edition of James Francis Smith's The Irish-American Chronicle, will be free starting March 28th through Thursday, March 31st.
The 44-pages dedicated to Kennedy's assassination and funeral are well worth acquiring.
Travel an historical byway few…Continue
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I believe the decline occurred because Irish-Americans in general don't understand what our…Continue
Added by James Francis Smith on February 19, 2016 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment
From November 2013
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I’ve been thinking about the assassination of President Kennedy a lot the last two weeks. I will be…Continue
Added by Jim Gregory on January 7, 2015 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments
Linkedin Long-Form Post #1 of the Sherlock/JFK Series.
Sherlock Arrives to Investigate JFK's…Continue
Added by James Francis Smith on September 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Is is just me, or does anyone else find the release of private letters from Jackie Kennedy to Father Joseph Leonard, a Vincentian priest from Dublin, particularly distasteful?
Are there no sacred boundaries we won't cross for the voyeuristic pleasure of the unrelenting…Continue
Added by Maryann Tracy on May 13, 2014 at 9:00am — 12 Comments
I hope this finds you well and in good form for St Patrick's weekend.
I just want to let you know about my newly composed work "The Torch Still Burns…Continue
Added by Vincent Kennedy on March 13, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The image to the left is the first page of a hand-written letter from Jacqueline Kennedy to Eamon De Valera in January of 1964. In the letter, Mrs. Kennedy expresses how much her late husband's trip to Ireland the previous summer had impacted him, and how much his Irish heritage meant to him.
You can download the full letter in PDF format by clicking…Continue
Added by Ryan O'Rourke on November 22, 2013 at 2:09pm — 3 Comments
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In 1963, when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy visited Ireland, I was 15 years of age.
To understand the impact of President Kennedy, one has to understand that the Ireland of 1960 was a very different place, even to the…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on November 21, 2013 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments
I am glad to be here. It took 115 years to make this trip,
and 6,000 miles, and three generations. But I…
Added by The Wild Geese on November 19, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments
An Open Letter to Bill…Continue
Added by James Francis Smith on June 10, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment
When a real-estate agent has less foot traffic than desired, he remodels the house, paints it, gets rid of the clutter, adds features the competition doesn’t have, and reduces the price.
That’s what happened to Western Civilization. It endured a title change, a new cover, a price reduction, and new features to educate while telling an interest-gripping story.
Visit my blog www.theirish-americanstory.com for…
Added by James Francis Smith on April 10, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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