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ST-A4-93-62                      27 November 1962.President Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (JBK), and children in White House Nursery.. [Scratches throughout the negative].Please credit "Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston"

Jackie Kennedy’s Last Visit to the White House

It had been eight years since Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis left the White House, eight years since black bunting had hung from the East Room windows and her husband’s body rested …..

A photo of Punxsutawney Phil, furry and cute and silver-brown

Groundhog Day 2021: Phil ‘Saw His Shadow’

Punxsutawney Phil, the “weather-predicting” groundhog who lives in a “tree stump” on “Gobbler’s Knob,” has done “it” again in 2021. He “saw his shadow,” was “frightened,” and thereby “predicted” six …..

Cloris Leachman Knew How to Turn It On

So long, Cloris Leachman. You really knew how to turn it on. In 1984 I was 23 years old and had a $1000-a-month job working for Susan Shadburne, an independent filmmaker …..

Rename the Braves in Honor of Hank Aaron? Great Idea!

A wonderful movement is afoot to rename baseball’s Atlanta Braves with a name that’s less racist and also honors the team’s greatest hero, the late ‘Hammerin’ Hank’ Aaron: The #Hammers …..

Hank Aaron and Larry King are Dead

Hank Aaron and Larry King had nothing in common, except for fame in their chosen fields. And now that both are dead, they have a second connection: Covid-19. Hank Aaron …..

Joe Biden is an older man in a blue suit, speaking at a microphone before a backdrop that reads "Office of the President Elect"

Joe Biden Inaugurated as U.S. President

Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris are inaugurated today as the 46th president, and the 49th vice president, of the United States. “Today” being January 20, 2021. They replace Donald Trump …..

Trump’s Words Before the Siege

Somehow, amid the horror of the January 6 assault on the Capitol by right-wing extremists, not much attention has been paid to the 73-minute speech Donald Trump delivered immediately beforehand. To …..

Donald J Trump for Watch Party for Nevada Caucus at Treasure Island Las Vegas.Featuring: Donald J Trump. Where: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. When: 23 Feb 2016.

Trump to Georgia Secretary of State: Please Cheat

President Donald Trump asked Georgia’s Secretary of State to “find 11,780 votes” and “recalculate” the state’s presidential vote totals in a remarkable and damning phone call on Saturday. The hour-long …..

Photo of Dolly Parton in hoop earrings and a big ol' head of platinum blonde hair, smiling. We can just see the top of her gold jacket

The Big Big Birthdays of 2021

Who has a big birthday in 2021? As the calendar flips, here are some of the famous figures turning 21, 50, 75, and even a fabulous 100 in the new …..

It’s KriSS Kringle, not Kris Kringle

Here you thought it was Kris Kringle. Not so! The Associated Press has released its 2020 Holiday Style Guide, with spelling and usage notes on everything from Auld Lang Syne …..

Happy Thanksgiving from Who2

Happy Thanksgiving from Who2! We’re grateful, in this long year, simply to be alive. To have a roof up there, food in the oven, and a few candles to brighten …..

Alex Trebek wears his classic business suit and tie; his hair is gray. He is smiling broadly as he looks a bit to his left.

Jeopardy’s Tribute to Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! began its show tonight with this special tribute to Alex Trebek from executive producer Mike Richards. Trebek died on Saturday morning, 18 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A …..

Answers, Questions, and the Big Dream

For decades, game shows have been the TikTok of television. Regular old you and I were never going to appear on I Love Lucy or Lost in Space or Breaking …..

Re-upping: Barack Obama’s Apartment from Harvard Days

Future president Barack Obama lived in a basement apartment in Somerville, Massachusetts while he attended Harvard Law School — living in a not-so-fancy part of town to save money, as …..

Sean Connery is a 30ish man with a wicked jaw and a cigarette in his mouth, looking perfect in a tuxedo as he sits at a poker table with a stack of gambling plaques in front of him

Sean Connery is Dead at Age 90

2020 has been a rough year for the women of Goldfinger, and now it’s officially a rough year for Sir Sean Connery, too. The fabled actor died overnight in The …..

2020 is a Rough Year for the Women of ‘Goldfinger’

2020 has been rough for everyone, but especially rough for the women of the James Bond film Goldfinger. First came the death of Honor Blackman, a good egg who played Pussy …..

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