Shows featuring Robert F. Kennedy

  • Democracy Now! Special: Robert F. Kennedy’s Life and Legacy 40 Years After His Assassination Rfktriple
    Forty years ago today, on June 5, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy had just won the California Democratic primary, a major boost in his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Just after midnight, Kennedy addressed supporters at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, in what would be the last moments of his life.

    Today, we spend the hour playing excerpts of rare Robert F. Kennedy speeches and...

    June 05, 2008 | Story
  • Democracy Now! Special: Martin Luther King’s Life and Legacy 40 Years After His Assassination Mlk-bwtriple
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated forty years ago today. He was in Memphis, Tennessee to march with sanitation workers demanding a better wage. We spend the hour on his life and legacy. We hear from the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who was with King at the Lorraine Motel, where he was killed; Harry Belafonte, who was with Coretta Scott King at the King home in Atlanta on April 4, 1968;...
    April 04, 2008 | Story