The Harvard Crimson bronze medallion, measuring 38 millimetres in diameter, features a raised Harvard seal – a quill and a scroll
The National Archives said the other documents published online were from the Justice Department, the Defence Department and a House committee which conducted an inquiry into Kennedy’s November 22, 1963 assassination in Dallas, Texas
President Donald Trump said he had “no choice” but to agree to requests from the CIA, FBI and other agencies to continue withholding some documents to protect national security and individual identities.
United States President Donald Trump returned to the topic in a Saturday night tweet: “JFK Files are released, long ahead of schedule!” The deadline set by law came Thursday, the day the documents were released.
Like much else surrounding investigations of the 1963 killing of President John F Kennedy, Thursday’s release of 2,800 records from the JFK files was anything but smooth.
What is apparent to experts at this point is that the final JFK documents are only one surviving piece, that too only partially revealed, from a much larger trail that is either destroyed and unreleased
John F Kennedy assassination files: In a memo to government agency heads, US President Donald Trump said the American people deserved as much access as possible to the records.
In 1992, Congress passed the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act, which directed the National Archives to collect all information related to the assassination and release it within 25 years, barring exceptions designated by the president. The deadline is Thursday.
Thousands of books, articles, TV shows and films have explored the idea that Kennedy’s assassination was the result of an elaborate conspiracy.
Congress mandated in 1992 that all assassination documents be released within 25 years, but Trump has the power to block them.
A wreath-laying ceremony also was held to honor the 35th U.S. president, John F. Kennedy at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The late president’s commitment to service also was celebrated at a Saturday ceremony co-hosted by the National Peace Corps Association.
A biopic on the life of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe is currently being developed by Lifetime.
The 50th anniversary of the killing of America’s 35th president has renewed the spotlight on him.
The book is to come out on November 12,a few weeks before the 50th anniversary of J F Kennedys death.
Anne Hathaway,Jessica Chastain and Channing Tatum have lent their voices to a new documentary on President John F Kennedy.