Photo Essay: Politicians Targeted by Assassins
Sen. Robert Kennedy
Sen. Robert Kennedy, D-N.Y., was assassinated on June 6, 1968, in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary. Kennedy was shot by 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant Sirhan Sirhan as he walked through the kitchen of the Ambassador hotel.
In this photo, Kennedy's coffin is shown at his funeral in Washington, D.C. For more: Assassination of Robert Kennedy