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 and… read more

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 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

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Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Racial Justice

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Program ID:
311380-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 02, 2013 | 9:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 09, 2013 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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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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