Got a note today from the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza's Liza Collins saying that the museum has restored and just re-hung the old 2.5-foot-by-17-foot Texas School Book Depository sign once displayed above the Elm Street entrance to the building. Removed n the '70s and stored by the museum ... More >>
If you need me this evening I'll be at the Texas Theatre for the ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially marks the re-opening of the Oak Cliff landmark. Scissors come out at 5, and it should be an intriguing shindig: Not only will Mayor Tom Leppert and council member Delia Jasso be there, but als ... More >>
Just spent the better part of an hour watching a rough cut of National Geographic Channel's The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination, a found-footage doc that makes its debut Monday at 8 p.m. C.S.T. Those burned out on Last Day of JFK documentaries need to take note: It's not another rehashing of the e ... More >>
Patrick Michels Dick the Editor makes way for Joe the Plumber. Plenty of debate watch parties sprung up around Dallas last night, but one of the most intriguing was the one at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza -- the museum built around on the spot where Oswald took shots at Kennedy. (Oh -- or ... More >>
During his nightly Countdown, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann yesterday had as his chart-topper Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins' "discovery" of docs and doodads related to the assassination of John Kennedy. Said the sports anchor-turned-Mini-Murrow, Watkins presented the materials yesterday "w ... More >>
So, that sniper's perch thing didn't seem to work out, hunh? Never you mind that. Here's something better, and it's totally gratis. Over at the Sixth Floor Museum's Web site, they've just posted a newly discovered home movie of "the fateful Kennedy motorcade" that escorted the president from Love Fi ... More >>
Thirty-five years ago, Jesse Curry was Dallas' respected, popular police chief. Then Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald, and Curry became just one more victim of the Kennedy assassination.