Robert Kennedy shot and killed (38 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 5 June Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) was shot in the Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles, after celebrating his presidential primary victories. Sirhan Bishara Sirhan was convicted of the murder. His death sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1972.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Robert Kennedy shot and killed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5678, accessed 10 December 2016.]