Robert F. Kennedy

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Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S.wikipedia
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Ted Kennedy

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Kennedy, like his brothers John and Edward, was a prominent member of the Democratic Party and has come to be viewed by some historians as an icon of modern American liberalism.
He was the youngest brother of John F. Kennedy—the 35th President of the United States—and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, both victims of assassination, and the father of Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy.

Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.

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Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and Rose Kennedy.
Kennedy was married to Rose Kennedy, and three of their nine children attained distinguished political positions: President John F. Kennedy (1917–1963), Attorney General and Senator Robert F. Kennedy (1925–1968), and longtime Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy (1932–2009).

John F. Kennedy

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Kennedy, like his brothers John and Edward, was a prominent member of the Democratic Party and has come to be viewed by some historians as an icon of modern American liberalism.
Kennedy had an elder brother, Joseph Jr., and seven younger siblings: Rosemary, Kathleen "Kick", Eunice, Patricia, Robert "Bobby", Jean, and Edward "Ted".

United States Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management

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He gained national attention as the chief counsel of the [[United States Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management|Senate Labor Rackets Committee]] from 1957 to 1959, where he publicly challenged Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa over the corrupt practices of the union and authored The Enemy Within, a book about corruption in organized labor.
In December 1952, Robert F. Kennedy was appointed assistant counsel for the Committee on Government Operations by the then-chairman of the committee, Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Rose Kennedy

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Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and Rose Kennedy.
She was the wife of businessman and investor Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., who was United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, formally known as Ambassador to the Court of St. James's in the UK. Their nine children included President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy.

Robert F. Kennedy 1968 presidential campaign

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Shortly after winning the [[Robert F. Kennedy presidential campaign, 1968#California, South Dakota, and New Jersey primaries|California primary]] around midnight on June 5, 1968, Kennedy was mortally wounded when shot with a pistol by Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian, allegedly in retaliation for his support of Israel following the 1967 Six-Day War.
The Robert F. Kennedy presidential campaign began on March 16, 1968, when Robert Francis Kennedy (RFK), a U.S. Senator from New York who had won a Senate seat in 1964, entered an unlikely primary election as a challenger to incumbent Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ).

1968 United States presidential election

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In 1968, Kennedy became a leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency by appealing to poor, African American, Hispanic, Catholic, and young voters.
McCarthy, former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, and Vice President Humphrey emerged as the three major candidates in the Democratic primaries until Kennedy was assassinated in June 1968.

1964 United States Senate election in New York

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He left to run for the United States Senate from New York in 1964 and defeated Republican incumbent Kenneth Keating.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kenneth Keating ran for re-election to a second term, but was defeated by Robert F. Kennedy.

Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson

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After his brother's assassination, he remained in office in the Johnson Administration for several months.
Among the notable Kennedy appointments when Johnson took office were Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy's brother.

The Enemy Within (Kennedy book)

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He gained national attention as the chief counsel of the [[United States Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management|Senate Labor Rackets Committee]] from 1957 to 1959, where he publicly challenged Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa over the corrupt practices of the union and authored The Enemy Within, a book about corruption in organized labor.
The Enemy Within: The McClellan Committee's Crusade Against Jimmy Hoffa and Corrupt Labor Unions is a book by Robert F. Kennedy first published in 1960, and republished in 1994.

Democratic Party (United States)

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Kennedy, like his brothers John and Edward, was a prominent member of the Democratic Party and has come to be viewed by some historians as an icon of modern American liberalism.
The protests that year along with assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Democratic presidential candidate Senator Robert F. Kennedy (younger brother of John F. Kennedy) climaxed in turbulence at the hotly contested Democratic National Convention that summer in Chicago (which amongst the ensuing turmoil inside and outside of the convention hall nominated Vice President Hubert Humphrey) in a series of events that proved to mark a significant turning point in the decline of the Democratic party's broad coalition.

Sirhan Sirhan

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Shortly after winning the [[Robert F. Kennedy presidential campaign, 1968#California, South Dakota, and New Jersey primaries|California primary]] around midnight on June 5, 1968, Kennedy was mortally wounded when shot with a pistol by Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian, allegedly in retaliation for his support of Israel following the 1967 Six-Day War.
Sirhan Bishara Sirhan (سرحان بشارة سرحان Sirḥān Bišāra Sirḥān, born March 19, 1944) is a Palestinian with Jordanian citizenship who shot United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968; Kennedy died the following day.

John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories

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Sirhan was arrested, tried, and convicted, though Kennedy's assassination, like his brother's, continues to be the subject of widespread analysis and numerous conspiracy theories.
The Commission also indicated that then-Secretary of State Dean Rusk, then-Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara, then-Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon, then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, then-FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, then-CIA director John A. McCone, and then-Secret Service Chief James J. Rowley, each individually reached the same conclusion on the basis of information available to them.

Robert F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories

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Sirhan was arrested, tried, and convicted, though Kennedy's assassination, like his brother's, continues to be the subject of widespread analysis and numerous conspiracy theories.
Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated during celebrations following his successful campaign in the Californian primary elections while seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. President.

Eugene McCarthy

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His main challenger in the race was Senator Eugene McCarthy.
After Robert Kennedy declined the request of a group of anti-war Democrats to challenge Johnson in the 1968 Democratic primaries, McCarthy entered the race on an anti-war platform.

1960 United States presidential election

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Kennedy resigned from the committee to conduct his brother's campaign in the 1960 presidential election.
However, neither Johnson nor Stevenson was a match for the talented and highly efficient Kennedy campaign team led by Robert F. Kennedy.

Vietnam War

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In office, Kennedy opposed racial discrimination and U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.
As Robert F. Kennedy noted, "Diệm wouldn't make even the slightest concessions. He was difficult to reason with ..."

University of Virginia School of Law

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He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951.
Max Kennedy (1992) – Political activist and author; son of Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy

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He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951.
Children of businessman and ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. included John F. Kennedy, who was a senator and U.S. president before his assassination in 1963, Robert F. Kennedy, who was a senator, U.S. attorney general, and presidential candidate before his assassination in 1968, Ted Kennedy, a senator from 1962 until his death in 2009, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a co-founder of the Special Olympics.

Ethel Kennedy

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On June 17, 1950, Kennedy married Ethel Skakel at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born April 11, 1928) is an American human-rights campaigner and widow of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

Robert F. Kennedy's 1948 visit to Palestine

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Four of these stories, submitted from Palestine shortly before the end of the British Mandate, provided a first-hand view of the tensions in the land.
Robert F. Kennedy visited the British Mandate of Palestine in 1948, one month before Israel declared its independence.

Kenneth O'Donnell

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The brothers rarely interacted until Robert was contacted by Kenny O'Donnell to repair the relationship between John and their father during John's Senate campaign.
O'Donnell was a close friend of President Kennedy and his younger brother Robert F. Kennedy, and was part of the group of Kennedy's close advisers dubbed the "Irish Mafia."

Martin Luther King Jr.

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He was an advocate for issues related to human rights and social justice and formed relationships with Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez.
The FBI was under written directive from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy when it began tapping King's telephone line in the fall of 1963.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

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The couple's first child, Kathleen, was born on July 4, 1951.
Townsend was born as Kathleen Hartington Kennedy in Greenwich, Connecticut, the eldest of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel's 11 children, the eldest grandchild of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy.

Jimmy Hoffa

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He gained national attention as the chief counsel of the [[United States Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management|Senate Labor Rackets Committee]] from 1957 to 1959, where he publicly challenged Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa over the corrupt practices of the union and authored The Enemy Within, a book about corruption in organized labor.
However, when John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1960, he appointed his younger brother Robert F. Kennedy as Attorney General.