Researchers Finally Disproved a Conspiracy Theory About This Famous Lee Harvey Oswald Photo

There’s a lot of speculation about who really killed President John F. Kennedy. Was it the Cubans? The mafia? The CIA? Or was it a lone gunman named Lee Harvey Oswald? And if Oswald was just a patsy, as he claimed before he himself was killed, could his most famous image be a fake? Researchers have now shown through… »10/20/15 3:45pm10/20/15 3:45pm


JFK Now Tracks Passengers' Cellphones to Predict Airport Wait Times

The worst part about air travel isn’t the cramped airplane cabins, the terrible food, or the awkward security pat-downs–it’s all the waiting and lining up you have to do at the airport. So New York’s JFK is now using a new cellphone tracking system to predict just how long you’ll be standing around. »8/20/15 9:11am8/20/15 9:11am

Reason for Conspiracy? 5 Mysterious Details From JFK's Autopsy

It goes without saying that, for the past 50 years, there's been a bevy of confusion surrounding the events of JFK's assassination. Much of it has stemmed from inconsistencies in his medical records, which have long been employed to justify errant conspiracy theories putting responsibility for the fatal shot in the… »11/22/13 8:35pm11/22/13 8:35pm

Amazingly, JFK's Limo Was Still Used More Than a Decade Past His Death

The limousine President John F. Kennedy rode in fifty years ago today is an indelible part of our visual memory. That midnight blue Lincoln will be forever known as the setting of a national tragedy. Yet, after Kennedy's assassination, the car remained in service, transporting four presidents before it was retired in… »11/22/13 3:00pm11/22/13 3:00pm

Stabilized Footage of the JFK Assassination Is Unsettlingly Real

When it's bouncing around and playing back at a jittery 18 frames per second, the infamous Zapruder footage of John F. Kennedy's assassination feels almost unreal. But when it's stabilized with additional interpolated frames bringing it to a steady 30 frames per second (like we're used to seeing on TV) it suddenly… »11/15/13 11:01am11/15/13 11:01am

To The Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis: A Remarkable Retelling of History

In October 1962, America spent 13 days on the brink of nuclear war as Russia and the U.S. were in standoff over nuclear missiles the Soviets had sent to Cuba. President Kennedy and his cabinet resolved the crisis and the missiles were removed, but how? Learn all about it in a new app from the JFK Library, the National… »10/25/12 6:00pm10/25/12 6:00pm