On June 5, 1968, Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was fatally shot in Los Angeles. Just two months earlier, he delivered the news of Dr. King’s assassination to a crowd in Indianapolis.
In 1957, the Rackets Committee was born. During one hearing, there was an epic clash between RFK and Hoffa.
The true center of the Kennedy political dynasty in the '50s and '60s was Hickory Hill, the Virginia home of Robert and Ethel Kennedy.
See photos of Kennedy with his family, as a young politician, with his brother, John F. Kennedy, and campaigning on his own.