IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY… JUNE 26, 1968–PRESIDENT JOHNSON NOMINATED ASSOCIATE JUSTICE ABE FORTAS TO REPLACE EARL WARREN AS U.S. SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE / HOMER THORNBERRY TO REPLACE FORTAS AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE

It was fifty years ago today- President Lyndon Johnson announced that Associate Justice of the Supreme Court- Abe Fortas- an long time fixer for LBJ back in Texas- would be […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- THURSDAY JUNE 6, 1968- SENATOR ROBERT FRANCIS KENNEDY DIES AT AGE 42.

  At 1:44 AM PDT Senator Robert Francis Kennedy was pronounced dead after having been shot nearly twenty-six hours earlier. Kennedy spokesman Frank Mankiewicz met the news media at 2 […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY… JUNE 5, 1968 ROBERT KENNEDY’S VICTORY SPEECH AT THE AMBASSADOR HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES/ IS SHOT AND MORTALLY WOUNDED

  Around midnight PDT Senator Robert Kennedy had been declared the winner in the California primary in a hard fought battle with Senator Eugene McCarthy.  He would enter the Embassy […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY..TUESDAY JUNE 4, 1968 SENATOR ROBERT F. KENNEDY WINS THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY IN CALIFORNIA

After losing the Oregon Democratic Presidential Primary a week earlier to Wisconsin Senator Eugene McCarthy-Senator Robert F. Kennedy had to win in California to stay a viable candidate. Oregon was […]

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