John F. Kennedy was shot at 2 p.m. on a Friday. The Village Voice came out on a Thursday in those days, which meant the staff had close to a week to gather their thoughts about the assassination of the president, and the subsequent assassination of his alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
A photo show remembers JFK
A photo show remembers JFK
And I can't tell you where or when. But I'll be there, seeing as my presence was "cordially demanded" by Admiral General Aladeen, the Undemocratically Elected Leader and Beloved Oppressor of Wadiya, at a press conference to highlight the plight of dictatorships worldwide. The invite also gave us s ... More >>
Putting Isabelle Eberhardt’s life to music
Moments ago, the House of Representatives passed the bi-partisan debt ceiling bill 269-161. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords surprised lawmakers and onlookers by returning to the House floor to vote "yes" on the legislation. She was greeted by a standing ovation. It was her first vote since being shot ... More >>
Today's New York Times features an articled called "Hoax Site Distressing for Victims of Shooting," which tells of a conspiracy website "claiming that the shootings that nearly killed Representative Gabrielle Giffords and did end the lives of a federal judge, a 9-year-old girl and four others ... More >>
Jared Lee Loughner has been charged with 49 counts by a federal grand jury, Politico reports. The 22-year-old is being charged for the January 8 shooting in Tucson, where he allegedly killed six people and injured thirteen more, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. U.S. Attorney Dennis K. Burke ... More >>
On January 8, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head by the gunman Jared Loughner, who killed six others in the attempted assassination. Weeks later, Arizona politicians pushed a gun bill that would "require universities and communities to allow guns on campus and one of 10 that permit ... More >>
Get spooked in the Guggenheims rotunda
Thomas Hagan, the only man who ever admitted involvement in the assassination of Malcolm X, will be getting out of jail next month. Hagan was granted parole on March 3rd and is scheduled to be released on April 28th.
Leigh Silverman stages The Retributionists
Horizon Theatre Rep presents Caligula
A discussion on Harvey Milks battle
On the fortieth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his words on the Vietnam War are as true as ever. "One of the difficulties in speaking out today grows out of the fact that there are those who are seeking to equate dissent with disloyalty. It is a dog-day in our natio ... More >>
The Tenet-Rumsfeld Bushwhackers