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  • Dissenting Views II political essays on American culture
    Dissenting Views II political essays on American culture
    Dissenting Views II by Joseph E. Green is the second volume of his collected essays on politics and American culture. These thoughtful discussions of history, arts and culture will introduce you to historic figures and events that might not be...
  • Castilla y Leon Spain tour
    Traveling to Spain this summer for fun and food!
    Last week friends invited me over for a visit. Since they live in the Castilla y Leon region it meant I was off to Spain for a few days of good food, good wine and great company.My first international airplane trip in two years brought many...
  • Stephen King is one of America's most popular writers of fiction
    '11-22-63' review: Time traveling teacher changes history in King's SF thriller
    November 22, 1963 is a date that has left its mark on the collective memories of Americans who were alive and at an age to be able to remember exactly what they were doing and where they were when they heard the news that President John F. Kennedy...
  • Air France plane landing at JFK
    BREAKING: U.S. fighter jets escort Air France jetliner to NYC, anonymous tip
    A dispatchthat came in over the wire services within the hour indicates that U.S. fighter jets were scrambled this morning to intercept an Air France jetliner, which was then escorted to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. The action was...
  • Experience real Havana nights this summer
    Experience real Havana nights this summer
    If Cuba is on your list of places to visit, your dream is about to come true! JetBlue Airways will be the first major carrier to offer direct flights from New York to Havana, Cuba starting July 3.The Airbus A-320 flight will depart at noon on...
  • What's behind that smile?
    X-Files Episode Guide: Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man
    Written by Glen MorganDirected by James WongA confession. When I first saw this episode, at the tender age of 17, I believed that everything that Frohike related about the Smoking Man was the God's honest truth. (Apparently, two years of...
  • Oswaqld's grave
    A different book supposedly about the JFK assassination
    The date was November 22, 1963, a Friday much like any other, but oh, so different from any other. Somebody fatally shot President Kennedy while his motorcade wound through the streets of Dallas, Texas. Since then, a number of theories have...
  •  Carnival Corp's Super Bowl ad makes waves(Video)
    Carnival Corp's Super Bowl ad makes waves(Video)
    Your National Cruise Examiner just couldn't get behind the meaning of Carnival Corporation's Super Bowl ad. Sure it portrayed the wonders of cruising on their various brands but what in the world did the Kennedy family have to do with it?...
  • 'Two Days in June'
    Book review: 'Two Days in June' by Andrew Cohen
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner reviews Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History (Signal, $29.95) by Andrew Cohen.Published last November, Two Days in June is Cohen’s seventh book—and first on the topic of...
  • Rhode Island Bay Cruises showcases harbor history
    Rhode Island Bay Cruises showcase harbor history
    When the Hurricane of 1938 bore down on tiny Plum Beach Lighthouse, keeper John Ganze and substitute keeper Edwin Babcock scrambled to higher levels in the 1899 beacon. As the storm intensified and bay waters inched higher, the two men huddled in...
  • Delta adds nonstop to Los Cabos
    New York's JFK adds new nonstop to Los Cabos just in time for Christmas
    The Los Cabos Tourism Board announced today that beginning December 20, Delta Airlines will launch a weekly nonstop flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on Saturdays to the Los Cabos International Airport in San Jose del Cabo ...
  • Presidential Motorcade, Dallas
    The Sixth Floor Museum receives historical photographic archive
    This past Saturday, November 22, Dallas Morning News officials donated their entire archive of photographs and negatives relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to the Sixth Floor Museum. The timing of the donation commemorated...
  • JFK assassination
    The one JFK assassination conspiracy that just can't possibly be true
    Over 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy rode in an open 1961 Lincoln Continental with his wife by his side and Texas Gov. John Connally in the seat in front of him. As the car made its way in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown...
  • Dealey Plaza
    Dealey Plaza: An Immortal Crime Scene
    Recently, I was in Dallas for some work related training and noticed that my hotel room was a twenty minute walk to the DealeyPlaza. Regardless of where I'm at or what I'm doing, I always take time out for History.What I realized was the...
  • Comfort Inn
    Room Report: Comfort Inn New York JFK Airport
    Arrival Experience: The Comfort Inn JFK hotel has a free shuttle that runs 24 hours per day and takes guests the short distance from the airport to the hotel. The lobby is small with an inviting sitting area, as its name suggests, it is...
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