IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- AUGUST 26, 1968- THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION BEGINS IN CHICAGO

  It was fifty years ago today- August 22, 1968-Chicago Mayor Richard “Dick”¬† Daley opened the Democratic National Convention¬† at the International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois and all hell was […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- AUGUST 7, 1968– RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON WINS THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION

  It was fifty years ago today- August 7, 1968 in Miami Beach, Florida- former Vice President and 1960 failed presidential candidate Richard Milhous Nixon completed one of the greatest […]

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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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