Just a few months before his assassination, John F. Kennedy made the first trip by a sitting U.S. President to Ireland. For an Irish Catholic, it was a bit of a homecoming. The Irish greeted him as their hero.
Long-time political journalist and CBS News correspondent Jeff Greenfield imagines historical what-if scenarios in his new book "Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics."
This year is the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. President Kennedy started the program March 1st, 1961. Since then, more than 200,000 Americans have served. The World's Marco Werman is a veteran. Were you a Peace Corps volunteer, too?
Robert Sargent Shriver Junior, brother-in-law to president John F. Kennedy, died yesterday in Bethesda, Md. He was 95.
For more on Sargent Shriver's legacy is Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University.
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