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Ford recalls Fromme assassination attempt in video

Gerald R. Ford

President Gerald Ford recalled seeing a hand holding a large handgun slipping through a crowd at a Sacramento park before a Secret Service agent lunged at Charles Manson disciple Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, according to a 38-year-old videotape released Monday.

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Congressman edges Kennedy name back into politics

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Mass., speaks during an interview with an Associated Press reporter in Milford, Mass., Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Kennedy is the grandson of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. President John F. Kennedy is his great-uncle. Both were assassinated more than a decade before he was born. Joe Kennedy says he’s working to earn the respect of his colleagues on his own. AP/Elise Amendola

He glances down the hallway to his left, takes three steps to the right and, with a smile, spins back left. It’s another wrong turn for Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III, who was raised among political royalty but is just another lost freshman on Capitol Hill six weeks after taking office. His family served in Washington for most of the past six decades, but this Kennedy exits elevators on the wrong floor, struggles to locate bathrooms and has yet to make many friends.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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