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GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s legacy after a half century

GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s legacy after a half century

Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an "attitude," a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
Merrillville man snapped photo of JFK during 1963 visit to Germany

Merrillville man snapped photo of JFK during 1963 visit to Germany

MERRILLVILLE | During the peak of the Cold War, Robert Deliget, of Merrillville, was stationed in Hanau, Germany, when he learned President John F. Kennedy would be visiting the base.

November 17, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: I missed the history while it was happening

Fifty years ago this Friday I was preparing to make my stage debut as the town drunk in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" when the shots range out in Dallas and everything changed.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s arms control treaty remains major milestone

GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s arms control treaty remains major milestone

"I speak … in a spirit of hope," said President John F. Kennedy, beginning a policy address to the nation on July 26, 1963. He went on to describe a major breakthrough in the Cold War. The new Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union would prohibit nuclear explosions in the atmosphere.

July 27, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lingering Cold War legacy in Cuba is fading

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lingering Cold War legacy in Cuba is fading

Cuba’s President Raul Castro has made notable news by announcing on Feb. 24 that he will retire from that office in 2018. His older brother Fidel stepped down from the same post in 2008, after turning 85 years of age.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Cuban missile crisis lessons continue

GUEST COMMENTARY: Cuban missile crisis lessons continue

October is the scary month, and not just because of Halloween. Exactly one-half century ago, the Cuban Missile Crisis during Oct. 22-28 dominated global news as Washington and Moscow sparred right on the edge of thermonuclear war.

October 24, 2012 5:41 pm
DOUG ROSS: Foreign policy affects more than pocketbook

DOUG ROSS: Foreign policy affects more than pocketbook

If you believe George Santayana's maxim that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," you might want to pay more attention to this year's elections. There could be serious consequences.

October 24, 2012 12:00 am
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