Where were you when Kennedy was shot?

Fifty years ago today the world lost two major figures, two men who made a difference in the world: American President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and British author Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World.

It is disconcertingly poignant that Kennedy’s famous death so thoroughly overshadows the passing of Huxley, whose novel famously foretold so much about today’s new world.

F&O writer Brian Brennan’s vignette about Kennedy in his ancestral homeland of Ireland, JFK: The Murdered King, is here. (Day pass or subscription needed.

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