How would America and the world have been different if President Kennedy survived his trip to Dallas on 11/22/63? This is the question five-time Emmy Award-winning political commentator Jeff Greenfield asks and answers in IF KENNEDY LIVED. He finds that the JFK assassination was a historical moment literally when everything changed.
This cinematic tale opens surrealistically: with a traffic jam caused by a wounded elephant. Our heroine, Carice, abandons her car and walks trancelike through a wood to visit her husband in the hospital. When Carice’s whistling wakes up an apparently dead body in the morgue, she soon realizes that the aged cadaver she’s talking to is her future self.
Stephen L. Carter’s new novel takes as its starting point an alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865. Two years later, he is charged with overstepping his constitutional authority, both during and after the Civil War, and faces an impeachment trial.
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Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.