JFK

BBC4’s The Vietnam War was unique, informative and shattering

26 October 2017 18:44

The Vietnam War BBC4 The BBC should be praised for showing all ten episodes of this unique, informative and shattering…

Deborah Devonshire: JFK’s friend, Hitler’s antagonist, The Spectator’s columnist

25 September 2014 18:34

The lives of the Mitford Sisters have riveted, and repelled, anglophiles since the thirties. Diana Mitford once wrote, ‘I must…

Why Ed Balls is deceiving us about his plans, and the 50p tax

25 January 2014 11:41

Now and again, you have to ask: why did Gordon Brown get away with that massive government overspending that bequeathed…

Spectator archive: Political fanaticism was the real villain in JFK’s death

22 November 2013 20:15

In the wake of President Kennedy’s assassination, there was much speculation about whether it was politically motivated. As Robert Conquest…

Spectator archive: There is no sensible way to measure JFK as a President

22 November 2013 18:15

‘How many years,’ asks Murray Kempton ‘before anyone would want to read a book about the day Mr. Kennedy was…

Spectator archive: JFK’s assassination was political nihilism in its purest form

22 November 2013 16:07

The assassination of President Kennedy came just as the Christmas 1963 edition of the Spectator was going to press – we…

The Spectator on the assassination of JFK and how to remember the president

22 November 2013 8:30

6 December 1963 …That we here highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain… Lincoln, a hundred…

Why George should listen to Danny

23 February 2012 10:08

In the new Spectator, we back the Liberal Democrats’ plans to raise the tax threshold to £10,000 — provided that…

JFK: The Nastiest President of the Twentieth Century?

9 February 2012 11:21

Who was the most reprehensible US President in the twentieth century? That’s a tough question, though not one related to…

‘We choose to go to the moon in this decade…’

26 January 2012 12:30

Newt channels JFK, sorta, in Florida last night: Although, sadly for moon colonists (and Jurassic Park enthusiasts), Romney has now…

From the archives: The Cuban Missile Crisis

29 October 2010 14:06

48 years ago this week, the Cuban Missile Crisis came to an end. Here are the two Spectator leading articles…