Robert F. Kennedy

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy , commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts. He served as the United States junior senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was previously the 64th U.S. Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, serving under his older brother President John F. Kennedy and his successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Robert F. Kennedy has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1962 Compiled Program as an Attorney General for the Department of Justice. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1967 with an average of 1,654 views per program. Most appearances with John F. Kennedy (2), Ross Barnett (2).

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Previously

U.S. Senator, D-NY January 4, 1965 - June 6, 1968 Videos: 2 Presidential Candidate,
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c. August 24, 1964 - c. June 1, 1968 Videos: 1 Attorney General, Department of Justice c. January 5, 1961 - c. December 31, 1964 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Senators Kennedy and McCarthy on <em>Issues and Answers</em>

    Senators Kennedy and McCarthy on Issues and Answers

    Sen. Kennedy and Sen. McCarthy, candidates for the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 1968, appeared in a short clip from…

  • <em>Town Meeting of the World</em>

    Town Meeting of the World

    Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite from a group of international…

  • Robert Kennedy 1964 Convention Speech

    Robert Kennedy 1964 Convention Speech

    Attorney General Robert Kennedy delivers an address at the 1964 Democratic National convention. This speech came to be known as his “Stars”…

  • The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in…

  • The JFK Tapes

    The JFK Tapes

    John F. Kennedy was born May 29, 1917--and C-SPAN Radio notes the 100th anniversary of his birth with calls about one of the most…

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Former Ideology Rankings

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