Robert F. Kennedy speaks to campaign workers at the Ambassador
Hotel minutes before being shot.
Following a brief victory speech delivered just past midnight on Thursday,
June 5 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Kennedy was shot by
Sirhan Sirhan. Mortally wounded, he survived for nearly 26 hours, dying
early in the morning of June 6.
Senator Kennedy lies wounded on the floor of the Ambassador Hotel,
after being shot by his assailant. Kennedy’s wife Ethel is shown at