Decades Presents 1968: Robert F. Kennedy
It was a year of political turmoil as the nation's cities were facing racial unrest and opposition over the war in Vietnam. Convinced he could make a positive change Senator Robert F Kennedy announced his candidacy for President. In June of 1968, a mere three months into his campaign, Kennedy was assassinated following a speech at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The country, which was still reeling from the assassination of Dr. King, was once again in mourning.