Re-creating history: Times tweets JFK’s last two days

Through a dedicated Twitter account, @RealTimeJFK, I chronicled President John F. Kennedy’s trip to Texas and final day in real time as events would have occurred 50 years ago on Nov. 21-22, 1963.

Read the Storify here. 

Other links related to this project:

Storify: reactions to @realtimeJFK

Gatehouse Newsroom: Cape Cod Times reporter live-tweets JFK’s trip to Dallas

Poynter: Media organizations taking new look at old news

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GOP open, unions not to Gov. Pat Quinn’s ‘bold’ pension reforms

Associated Press photo

Gov. Pat Quinn proposed an ambitious plan Friday to bring Illinois out of its $83 billion pension funding hole, but he still needs the buy-in of the General Assembly and labor unions, not to mention a constitutional blessing, to make it a reality. Read more.

Storify: reactions to Gov. Quinn’s pension plan.