Sirhan Sirhan and the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

Shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los… read more

Shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. He died the next day. Sirhan Sirhan was arrested and convicted of the murder. To mark the 44th Anniversary of the assassination, the National Law Enforcement Museum hosted a panel discussion on Sirhan and the impact of the assassination on the nation. Participating are former Los Angeles police officer Arturo Placencia, who arrested Sirhan, Evan Thomas, author of Robert Kennedy: His Life, and Steven Hughes, a Special Agent in the Dignitary Protection Division of the U.S. Secret Service. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Craig W. Floyd Chair and CEO National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
  • Steven G. Hughes Special Agent in Charge U.S. Secret Service->Dignitary Protective Division
  • Arthur Placencia Officer (Retired) Los Angeles, CA->Police Department
  • Evan Thomas Professor in Residence Princeton University->Journalism
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Sirhan Sirhan and the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

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Program ID:
306409-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jul 21, 2012 | 6:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 21, 2012 | 10:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2012 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2012 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 3:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2012 | 10:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2012 | 6:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2012 | 2:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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