November 22, 2013
The 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy left a nation in mourning. Within two years, the White House received over 1.5 million condolence letters, which remained largely untouched until an author selected 250 of them for publication. This hour we’ll discuss how grieving Americans wrote their own histories.
November 21, 2013
Most of us know the footage too well: A young President and Mrs. Kennedy riding in the back of a car during a parade in Dallas, TX. What happens next is famous history, but a new book explores events leading up to JFK’s assassination, and explores the ugly political and social climate of the last city he would visit. This hour we set the scene.
March 7, 2011
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps, hear from former Peace Corps volunteers
November 22, 2010
Letters written by ordinary people to the President’s widow, Jacqueline Kennedy.