JFK http://wvpublic.org en A W.Va. City Reviving, Appalachia Remembers JFK, Biking for Lyme Disease http://wvpublic.org/post/wva-city-reviving-appalachia-remembers-jfk-biking-lyme-disease <p>A southern West Virginia town works to revitalize itself.</p><p>Appalachia remembers John F. Kennedy’s assassination.</p><p>A bicyclist pedals across the country raising awareness of Lyme disease.</p><p>And a Kentucky writer discusses his latest book.</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:29:47 +0000 Cecelia Mason 3053 at http://wvpublic.org A W.Va. City Reviving, Appalachia Remembers JFK, Biking for Lyme Disease West Virginians Remember JFK's Assassination, Eastern Panhandle Discusses Child Poverty, & More http://wvpublic.org/post/west-virginians-remember-jfks-assassination-eastern-panhandle-discusses-child-poverty-more <p></p><p>West Virginians remember where they were and what they were doing 50 years ago today--the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, residents in the Eastern Panhandle discuss issues related to child poverty, and Buddy &amp; Julie Mille Miller perform "All My Tears" on this Mountain Stage Song of the Week.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:54:01 +0000 Dave Mistich 3029 at http://wvpublic.org West Virginians Remember JFK's Assassination, Eastern Panhandle Discusses Child Poverty, & More Fifty Years Later, West Virginians Remember JFK's Death http://wvpublic.org/post/fifty-years-later-west-virginians-remember-jfks-death <p></p><p></p><p>Fifty years ago Friday, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. The killing shocked the nation and world and, to this day, people still talk about it. Many West Virginians are remembering where they were the day the President was killed.</p><p>The West Virginians who are remembering that day include Mountain Stage host Larry Groce, who was living near Dallas at the time.</p><p>Others who share their memories include: Maura Brackett, who worked in the White House, and a Princeton man who served as a local campaign manager for Kennedy during the 1960 campaign.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:33:20 +0000 Ben Adducchio 2981 at http://wvpublic.org Fifty Years Later, West Virginians Remember JFK's Death Hear from people who crossed paths with JFK in this radio special http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-people-who-crossed-paths-jfk-radio-special <h1>Listen to <strong>We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives</strong> on Friday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. on West Virginia Public Radio</h1><p>Hosted by Robert MacNeil, <strong>We Knew JFK</strong> is a radio documentary in oral history form, built around the recorded recollections of people who knew Jack Kennedy personally.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:07:00 +0000 Shawn Patterson 2859 at http://wvpublic.org Hear from people who crossed paths with JFK in this radio special JFK: Explore a Cultural Icon on WV PBS http://wvpublic.org/post/jfk-explore-cultural-icon-wv-pbs <p style="margin-bottom: 25px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, sans-serif; line-height: 16.796875px; color: rgb(85, 81, 76);">Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Recent assessments have revealed an administration long on promise and vigor, and somewhat lacking in tangible accomplishment.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:18:25 +0000 Chad Matlick 2259 at http://wvpublic.org JFK: Explore a Cultural Icon on WV PBS Fifty years later, NOVA investigates the assassination of John F. Kennedy http://wvpublic.org/post/fifty-years-later-nova-investigates-assassination-john-f-kennedy <p></p><p><strong>NOVA:</strong> <em><strong>Cold Case JFK</strong></em> <em>premieres Wednesday, November 13 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS</em></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:09:38 +0000 Robin Mazza 2322 at http://wvpublic.org Fifty years later, NOVA investigates the assassination of John F. Kennedy JFK: One PM Central Standard Time recounts Walter Cronkite's iconic news coverage http://wvpublic.org/post/jfk-one-pm-central-standard-time-recounts-walter-cronkites-iconic-news-coverage <p><em><strong>This documentary is part of a series of PBS primetime special programs airing November 11-13 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the President's death</strong></em> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:45:32 +0000 Robin Mazza 2319 at http://wvpublic.org JFK: One PM Central Standard Time recounts Walter Cronkite's iconic news coverage