Friday, August 1, 2008

Tim Russert Recalls Reaction To JFK's 1960 Victory in his old Buffalo Neighborhood: Video Recalls Same Reaction Mentioned in Book

One of those video tributes to Tim Russert included this little snippet about the reaction of JFK's 1960 victory in the Irish Catholic enclave in Buffalo, NY where the Russerts lived. In "The Kennedys; America's Emerald Kings," Russert's rememberance of JFK's victory is recalled, with the great sense that a huge cultural barrier had been broken with the election of a Roman Catholic to the presidency.

Authors Night in Hamptons Features MAFIA SPIES

Alec Baldwin and Thomas Maier. This year's Authors Night for the East Hampton Library promises to be as much fun as in years pas...