Fifty years ago, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy gave a victory speech after winning the California Democratic primary. Moments later he was gunned down, and the dreams of him as the progressive hope for American unity died with him. Judy Woodruff…
After Martin Luther King Jr. was killed, Kennedy delivered a meditation that mourned King, embraced his message of non-violence and challenged America to confront the “mindless menace of violence” that pervades society.
By Mary Fecteau, ideastream
Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, son of Sen. Robert Kennedy. Now, he's running for Illinois governor.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
LBJ's 'Passage of Power': The Transformation of a 'Legislative Genius'…
Judy Woodruff speaks with historians Richard Norton Smith and Michael Beschloss about the life and times of America's most famous political dynasty.
Judy Woodruff explores the legendary Kennedy cadence that made the family so famous and persuasive.
A journalist, clergyman and congressman who were close to Sen. Ted Kennedy reflect on his personality, faith and friendships.
Kwame Holman looks back at the life of the last surviving Kennedy brother and his role as a liberal stalwart.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a member of an American political dynasty and founder of the Special Olympics, died Tuesday morning at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass. She was 88.
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