Thursday, June 4, 2015

Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in 1968

(Originally published by the Daily News on June 5, 1968. This story was written by Jerry Greene and Paul Healy.)

LOS ANGELES, June 5 - Sen. Robert Kennedy was shot and critically wounded early today as he left a victory celebration at the Ambassador Hotel here. He had just acknowledged to an enthusiastic crowd his victory over Sen. Eugene McCarthy in the vital California Democratic Presidential primary election.

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