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Truth about JFK should not obscure legacy

23 November 2013

Sky News

Senior lecturer Harry Melkonian offers his memory of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and says the tragic reality of his death at the hands of Lee Harvey Oswald should not undermine his important legacy. Watch Online

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JFK anniversary raises new questions

22 November 2013

ABC NewsRadio

The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination has re-ignited debate about the President's legacy, the circumstances of his death and how the strongly the course of history was changed in Texas, 1963. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor re-examines these enduring questions.   Listen online

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A brutal lesson in politics

22 November 2013

The Australian

Many Australians remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy 50 years ago but fewer would be aware of the profound effect he had on Australian foreign policy in Southeast Asia across the next decade. Research associate James Curran looks at the man behind the myth. Read article

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JFK conspiracy theories thrive amid secrets and lies

22 November 2013

The Age

More than half of the American population believes there was more than one shooter involved in the assassination of John F. Kennedy 50 years ago but lecturer David Smith says US governments have given their citizens every reason to be suspicious. Read more

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JFK anniversary: Myth heals a nation's heart

22 November 2013

The Canberra Times

The facts of John F. Kennedy's assassination 50 years ago do not satisfy Americans, so they have exalted a fiction says senior lecturer Harry Melkonian. Read more

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