Robert F. Kennedy Tribute

A tribute was held to honor the life and legacy of the late Robert F. Kennedy. His daughter Kerry Kennedy and Rep. Edward Markey… read more

A tribute was held to honor the life and legacy of the late Robert F. Kennedy. His daughter Kerry Kennedy and Rep. Edward Markey hosted a reception at the Capital to commemorate what would have been his 80th birthday the next Sunday, November 20th. Family members, members of Congress and other dignitaries gathered to pay tribute to the late Robert F. Kennedy. Guests who gave brief tributes included: his brother Sen. Edward Kennedy, Sen. John Kerry, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, CNN political analyst Jeff Greenfield, and Robert Kennedy’s former press secretary Frank Mankiewicz.

Norman MacAfee is the editor of The Gospel according to RFK: Why It Matters Now, published by Westview Press. Joseph Palermo is the author of In His Own Right: The Political Odyssey of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, published by Columbia University Press. Jeff Shesol is the author of Mutual Contempt: Lyndon Johnson, Robert Kennedy, and the Feud That Defined a Decade, published by W. W. Norton and Company. close

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Program ID:
189979-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2005

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  • Nov 19, 2005 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 2005 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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