THE STORY THAT MADE HISTORY IN 1968

Robert Kennedy Assassinated

Close-up of Robert F. Kennedy, March-June, 1968 | JFK Library
Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968)


On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate
Robert F. Kennedy was
mortally wounded shortly after midnight at the
Ambassador Hotel
in
Los Angeles. Earlier that evening, the 42-year-old junior senator from
New York was declared the winner in the South Dakota and
California 1968 Democratic Party presidential primaries during
the 1968 United States presidential election. He was pronounced
dead at 1:44 a.m. PDT on June 6, about 26 hours after he had been
shot.

 

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