- Sep 29, 2020
Researchers at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum have found a cache of letters from Americans objecting to JFK’s embrace of cocktails at White House events.
The gathering outside the White House after dark Jan. 6 to protest U.S. aggression toward Iran was not nearly as big as a parade two days earlier protesting against the warlike moves. It certainly was not as loud.
Fifty years ago, the White House sponsored a Dec. 2-4 conference on food, nutrition and health designed to set the groundwork for a national nutrition policy and to advise President Richard Nixon on the best ways to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in the United States.
If you want to hear the voices of the Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist, the best bet is to listen to them sing at the White House National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse outside the White House.
Both in the White House and the Vatican, efforts to slap down reporters perceived as unfriendly mostly end up doing favors to the reporter.
The “Reclaiming Jesus” event in Washington, D.C. gathered Baptist, Catholic, Anglican and other Christian clergy for prayer, song and a quiet vigil outside the White House.