Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Racial Justice

Patricia Sullivan talked about Robert Kennedy and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. She spoke about his early encounters with racism… read more

Patricia Sullivan talked about Robert Kennedy and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. She spoke about his early encounters with racism and the evolution of his politics and principles. Robert Kennedy served as U.S. Attorney General during his brother’s administration, and in the U.S. Senate from 1965 to '68, when he was assassinated while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination.

This event took place at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. close

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

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  • Sullivan, Patricia A. Associate Professor University of South Carolina->History and African-American Studies

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Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Racial Justice

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Jun 9, 2013

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  • Jun 02, 2013 | 9:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 08, 2013 | 4:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 09, 2013 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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