Tag Archive | John F Kennedy

50 Years Ago we were on the brink!

50 Years Ago we were on the brink! Fifty years ago I was in the 4th grade at St. Rita’s Catholic School in West Allis, Wisconsin. The big news that dominated even the lives of nine-year-olds was what would become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Soviets under Khrushchev’s leadership had moved nuclear weapons […]

It’s the not your parent’s party anymore!

I came across the below video today and wanted to share it. I think it’s interesting on a number of levels. Here’s a few of my observations in no particular order. 1. This was the first TV presidential debate in 1960. It featured VP Richard Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy. 2. I was only […]