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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Law Was Johnson’s Tribute To JFK

Over two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.

07/21/2014

Letters written by Jackie Kennedy up for auction in Ireland. (Credit: CBS 2)

Letters From Jackie Kennedy Provide Telling Insight Into Mind Of JFK’s Wife

The letters were written to an Irish Catholic priest and began when Jackie Kennedy was just 21 years old.

05/14/2014

5th January 1960:  John Fitzerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), 35th American president.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

JFK Assassination Records Board Member: Oswald Acted Alone

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a member of a board that collected records on the assassination in the 1990s talked about its process and findings.

11/23/2013

Tatiana Schlossberg, granddaughter of former President John F. Kennedy lays a wreath during a memorial service in Runnymede, Surrey on November 22, 2013(Photo BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Solemn Events Mark 50th Anniversary Of JFK’s Assassination

A half-century later, the assassination still stirs quiet sadness in the baby boom generation that remembers it as the beginning of a darker, more cynical time.

11/22/2013

Neil Gallagher and President John F. Kennedy appear together on a campaign flyer. (Credit CBS 2)

JFK’s Death Is Still A Fresh, Painful Memory For Former N.J. Congressman

Fifty years after his death the assassination of President John F. Kennedy still brings back painful memories for those who knew him best. That includes his friend, Neil Gallagher.

11/22/2013

5th January 1960:  John Fitzerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), 35th American president.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

New York Woman Recalls Meeting JFK At Event In Queens

For those who lived through it, the day that President Kennedy was assassinated is unforgettable.

11/22/2013

Mike Francesa (Credit: YES Network)

LISTEN: Mike Francesa Remembers, Honors JFK In Anniversary Show

In honor of JFK, WFAN host Mike Francesa dedicated a large portion of his show to remembering the 35th President of the United States.

11/22/2013

President John F. Kennedy with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy ride in a motorcade in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, shortly before his assassination. (credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Manhattan DA Morgenthau, VP Cheney Reflect On Learning Of JFK’s Assassination

The nation paused to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Friday.

11/22/2013

President John F. Kennedy, making a speech in 1962.  (credit: Central Press/Getty Images)

Reporter Who Witnessed Kennedy Assassination Calls Conspiracy Theories ‘Nonsensical’

Decades before Maurice “Mickey” Carroll was the Director of the Quinnipiac Poll, he was a reporter for the now-defunct Herald Tribune. He ended up a few feet from Jack Ruby when he shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald at Dallas Police headquarters.

11/22/2013

John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father's casket on Nov. 25, 1963, in Washington, D.C. (credit: Dan Farrell/New York Daily News)

Photographer Describes Capturing Iconic JFK Jr. Image

It is the most famous image of the Kennedy assassination and its aftermath — little John-John Kennedy, on his third birthday, saulting his father’s casket.

11/21/2013

President John F. Kennedy with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy ride in a motorcade in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, shortly before his assassination. (credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Audio Archives: Reports From Day President Kennedy Assassinated

To mark the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, CBS News is launching a week’s worth of coverage with a CBS News prime time special set to air Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 p.m.

11/15/2013

US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Connecticut Biographer Offers New Revelations On Kennedys

A Connecticut biographical author has written a new book on the Kennedys, which includes a claim that Marilyn Monroe called Jacqueline Kennedy to confess her relationship with Mrs. Kennedy’s husband.

08/10/2013

The Honey Fitz. (credit: Steve Scott/WCBS 880)

JFK’s Presidential Yacht Makes Stop In NYC This Weekend

While in New York City, the yacht will be taking members of the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on free cruises.

07/12/2013

Caroline Kennedy in 2012. (file/credit: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Caroline Kennedy To Serve As Juror In Drug Case

She told the judge she has known the current District Attorny Cyrus Vance since she was in elementary school but said it would not affect her judgment.

05/14/2013

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