All Blog Posts Tagged 'Kennedy' (14)

Ask Not Why

'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…


Added by John Anthony Brennan on November 21, 2016 at 12:00am — 13 Comments

Kennedy Assassination -- Hulls -- Spent Cartridge Cases

Author James Francis Smith's

Post – 7/11/16

An excerpt fromThe…


Added by James Francis Smith on July 11, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Do You Really Know Irish-American History? Free book!

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…


Added by James Francis Smith on March 27, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Is Irish Pride on the Wane?

In the 2010 census over 38 million acknowledged their Irish ancestry. Recently pegged the number at 36 million.

I believe the decline occurred because Irish-Americans in general don't understand what our…


Added by James Francis Smith on February 19, 2016 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

John F. Kennedy: A Very Personal Retrospective

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…


Added by Jim Gregory on January 7, 2015 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Sherlock Arrives to Investigate JFK's Murder

Linkedin Long-Form Post #1 of the Sherlock/JFK Series.

Sherlock Arrives to Investigate JFK's…


Added by James Francis Smith on September 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Jackie Kennedy's Letters to Dublin Priest to be Sold at Auction

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…


Added by Maryann Tracy on May 13, 2014 at 9:00am — 12 Comments

JFK - 'The Torch Still Burns Brightly' - World Premiere

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…


Added by Vincent Kennedy on March 13, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Jacqueline Kennedy's Handwritten Letter to De Valera

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…


Added by Ryan O'Rourke on November 22, 2013 at 2:09pm — 3 Comments

Remembering JFK 50 Years On


What JFK Meant to the Irish ... Worldwide

Bruton: JFK's…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 22, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Bruton: JFK's Visit a Dramatic Turning Point for Ireland

By John Bruton

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…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 21, 2013 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

What JFK Meant To the Irish … Worldwide

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

Irish-American Authority Takes On 'Killing Kennedy'

Narrative-History with an Irish Flavor


An Open Letter to Bill…


Added by James Francis Smith on June 10, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Western Civilization Now The Irish-American Chronicle

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 for…


Added by James Francis Smith on April 10, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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