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John F. Kennedy

Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Once considered among the best-organized public forums in the country, the Sunday Evening Forum has been resurrected.

March 25, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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Bust of President Kennedy stolen from Tucson park

Bust of President Kennedy stolen from Tucson park

Thieves snatched the bust of former President John F. Kennedy from a downtown park during the weekend.

December 17, 2013 11:28 am Photos

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Lessons from the Kennedy assassination: Remembering Tucson's own taint

Lessons from the Kennedy assassination: Remembering Tucson's own taint

John F. Kennedy was buried at Arlington 50 years ago today, leaving his body to rest but not much else.

November 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Poignant words from Sen. Mike Mansfield

Editor’s note from the Star, Nov. 26, 1963: Probably the most remarkable utterance during the rites for President Kennedy held in the Capitol Rotunda were those of Sen. Mike Mansfield, (D-Mont., who died in 2001), who spoke first on Sunday (Nov. 24, 1963). Here is the speech in full.

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Bonnie Henry: Memory of 11/22/63 still fresh 50 years on

Friday, Nov. 22, 1963: University of Arizona classes were over for the morning and I was driving to lunch at the Alpha Phi house, a sorority I had pledged as a freshman two months earlier.

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Archive photos: Kennedy and Johnson in Tucson

Archive photos: Kennedy and Johnson in Tucson

Sen. John F. Kennedy appeared in Tucson in 1958 and again in 1960, when running for president. His running mate, Sen. Lyndon Johnson, also stopped in Tucson in 1960.

July 27, 2012 1:02 pm Photos

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