IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY–SATURDAY JUNE 8, 1968 FOLLOWING FUNERAL IN NEW YORK TRAIN TAKES SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY FROM NEW YORK TO WASHINGTON, D.C.

On this day June 8, 1968- fifty years ago- following the funeral service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City- the body of slain Senator Robert Kennedy was taken […]

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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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JUNE 17, 1972- 5IVE MEN ARRESTED FOR BREAKING AND ENTERING DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE HEADQUARTERS AT WATERGATE COMPLEX

On this day in 1972 what turned into a two year and two month long ‘national nightmare’ began when five men were arrested for breaking and entering the Democratic National […]

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