November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy. JFK’s campaign stop in Bridgeport on November 6, 1960 jammed downtown with supporters. He spoke first at the municipal airport in Stratford, traveled by motorcade to other Connecticut cities before his campaign stop at the city train station.
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November 17th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
October 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Joe Owens had editorial juice across the state when he served as editorial page editor of the Bridgeport Post and the morning Telegram, predecessor papers of the Connecticut Post. And he wasn’t bashful in letting reporters know about his independent thinking on his pages. He was cozy with a variety of pols, but not so […]
October 9th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, State Politics
Are you groovin’ on this presidential cycle that’s now in full bloom? Just a few months away from the first state primaries and caucuses where a bunch of Republican presidential candidates are positioning for the nomination to face Barack. Herman Cain has emerged from nowhere to become, for now, a top-tier GOP candidate trumpeting a flat tax rate, […]