Robert F. Kennedy

When Robert F. Kennedy Campaigned on the Lower East Side (Revisited)

Posted June 5, 2018 at 5:02 am

Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. The 42-year-old senator and presidential candidate was assassinated by Palestinian terrorist Sirhan Sirhan at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles just after declaring victory in the 1968 Democratic California primary. Just four years earlier – in September 1964 – Kennedy had visited the Lower […]

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When Robert F. Kennedy Campaigned on the Lower East Side

Last modified September 7, 2013 at 10:53 am

On May 8, 1964, presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy visited the Lower East Side as a pit-stop on his campaign trail.

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