Tag Archive for ‘John F Kennedy’

All The Presidents’ Birthdays: Dance Balls to Movie Star Fundraisers in 90 Rare Photos

For several generations a popular story about St. James Church made the rounds of the Hudson River Valley community. One Sunday, an old Republican matriarch member was mortified to find her pews crammed with complete strangers, gawking and waiting for… Read More ›

Liz Taylor Meets Jackie Kennedy: Tabloid Fantasy to Chance Encounter & The Only Photos of Them Together, Part I

  Take a time machine to the Jet Age, that sweet thin spot in the 60s and two brunettes stare you down from every corner newsstand or grocery checkout line.   For every Khrushchev, or John Glenn, Ringo, George, Paul… Read More ›

Liz Taylor Meets Jackie Kennedy: Tabloid Fantasy to Chance Encounter & The Only Photos of Them Together, Part II

Just in case Photoplay’s dismissive March 1964 headline about Liz and Dick had suggested the wedding was a dull afterthought, the tab’s April cover made up for it, featuring the couple kissing with the lure of exclusive photos. The affirmation of… Read More ›

St. Patrick’s Day & The Presidents: Shamrocks, Leprechauns, and Some Visits to the Old Sod

Since the days of Thomas Jefferson, various, individual Presidents have chosen to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day. For much of the 19th century and early 2oth century, it was a matter intended less to honor Irish-Americans and more to seek the… Read More ›

Jackie Kennedy & JFK, Jr., Unique Mother & Son: A Photo Essay

Twenty years ago today, one of the 20th century’s most legendary Americans and perhaps the world’s most iconic woman died. Despite dying just two months shy before qualifying for Social Security benefits, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’s associative identification in the… Read More ›

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