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Robert Kennedy - the mindless menace of violence (speech)

Just over 7 years ago, in early 2009, I bought a CD of some of Robert Kennedy’s greatest speeches. Whilst his brother John F. Kennedy gave some memorable speeches, for me Bobby Kennedy possibly surpassed JFK with his eloquence. 1,021 more words

News

Everything's Going To Be Okay

Those were likely Robert F Kennedy’s last words, spoken to Juan Romero, the 17-year old busboy who cradled his bullet-shattered head.

“Is everyone okay?” Kennedy asked. 1,447 more words

Writing

Jun-6-1968: Bobby Kennedy Dies

Bobby Kennedy Dies

Twenty-six hours after Robert Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles following his victory in the California primary, press aide Frank Mankiewicz stepped to the podium at the press area across from Good Samaritan Hospital to deliver this news: 244 more words

1960s

That time when Clinton refused to drop out of the race because Obama could be assassinated

Call me sentimental but I’m a sucker for anniversaries. Take, for example, May 23 2008, when then Senator Hillary Clinton was asked if she was going to drop out of the primary race, given the Senator Barack Obama’s lead in delegates. 205 more words

Politics

People Are Finally Getting Together

“Reach Out Of the Darkness”, Friend And Lover

Man With A Plan, Season 6 Episode 7

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            At the end of Man With A Plan, Bobby Kennedy has just been shot and killed at the apex of a frenzied, bloody year. 453 more words

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Policy, Politics, and the Costly Embrace of Disappointment

May 16, 2016  By Jack Jodell (in association with the brilliant BURR DEMING, creator of and chief author of FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right-hand column). 198 more words

Politics