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.
See photos of Kennedy with his family, as a young politician, with his brother, John F. Kennedy, and campaigning on his own.
RFK offers insights into topics in American history including the presidency, political families and campaigns, the tumult of the late 1960s and especially the shock year 1968.
Despite years in Congress, Jack Kennedy was known more as a witty playboy than a political heavyweight.