Robert Kennedy shot and killed

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


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.

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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 31 August 2015.]