In honor of the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, WhoWhatWhy presents our catalog of coverage on the slain 35th American president.
JFK In His Own Words: A Selective Sampler From Speeches
By Milicent Cranor on Nov 22, 2013
Excerpts of some JFK speeches you may not have heard, showing his wit and perception.
How does George H.W. "Poppy" Bush figure into the assassination of JFK? Here's our series from WHO Editor-In-Chief Russ Baker's groundbreaking tome on the history of the Bush family, Family Of Secrets...
Bush And The JFK Hit, Part 1: Mr. George Bush Of The Central Intelligence Agency
By Russ Baker on Sep 16, 2013
In 1988, entertainment journalist Joseph McBride uncovered a strange memo from FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, dated November 29, 1963. Under the subject heading "Assassination of President John F. Kennedy," Hoover reported that, on the day after JFK's murder, the bureau had provided two individuals with briefings. One was "Captain William Edwards of the Defense Intelligence Agency." The other: "Mr. George Bush of the Central Intelligence Agency." Could this have been the 41st president? The evidence indicates as much.
Bush And The JFK Hit, Part 2: Skull And Bones Forever
By Russ Baker on Sep 25, 2013
When George H.W. Bush returned from military intelligence service in the Pacific Theater of WWII, he went to Skull & Bones/CIA recruitment hub Yale University, before beginning a career in some odd corporate outfits that suggest his work had been cover for intelligence operations all along.
Bush And The JFK Hit, Part 3: Where Was Poppy November 22, 1963?
By Russ Baker on Oct 2, 2013
Everyone old enough to process memories recalls where they were on the day President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas. But George H.W. Bush -- then the 39-year old chairman of the Harris County, Texas Republican Party -- can't seem to quite figure out exactly where he was on that fateful day.