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If and when there is a second Cuban Missile Crisis, we need to ask ourselves how the next president of the United States will handle it. Will he react as JFK did 54 years ago, with a clear head, with reason and persuasion, with a strong aversion to the destruction of war, and by appealing to the Russian President's humanity?
Memories of the Vietnam War and the assassination of Martin Luther King are being stirred.
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Edmund Burke said "For evil to triumph it takes good people to do nothing." These words were shared by Kenneth Meshoe, South African Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2013, President of the African C...
November 22, 1963. A day everyone remembers as the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The whole world mourned America's "loss of innocence". For me, it became a pivotal day. A day that changed my life - forever. I experienced my own personal loss of innocence. A loss that would inform the rest of my life.
It was 50 years ago today that John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas. It was a sound that reverberated around the world and has continued to do so through the decades. The trauma of JFK's assassin...
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Former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker's biggest sin against history was that he didn't like John Kennedy and Kennedy didn't like him. And since Kennedy has been all but canonized in Western culture, that is the unpardonable crime. Kennedy wanted Canada to nuke up. Diefenbaker didn't.
WASHINGTON - John F. Kennedy's personal pollster came to Canada with an assumed name, the blessing of the president and a secret objective: help defeat the Diefenbaker Tories.Canadians might be surpri...
"Pretty much every news camera in the world is going to be focused on Dealey Square on November 22," said our tour guide, as he led us into the lobby of the most visited tourist attraction in Dallas. The Sixth Floor Museum located on the corner of Elm and Houston streets. The window on the sixth floor where Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly shot John F. Kennedy, the President of the United States, in 1963.
I happened to be the only Canadian journalist in the underground garage of the Dallas police station that bright Sunday morning two days later, when JFK's accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was gunned down by Jack Ruby.