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… read more

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” speech. Attorney General Kennedy quoted William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet when speaking of his brother, the late President John F. Kennedy. He said, “When he shall die, take him and cut him out in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine, that all the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun.” close

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Robert Kennedy 1964 Convention Speech

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Program ID:
3418-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Convention
Location:
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Jul 16, 1988
Last Aired:
Jul 24, 2016

Airing Details

  • Jul 16, 1988 | 10:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 17, 1988 | 10:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 1992 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1996 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1996 | 4:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1996 | 2:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2000 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2000 | 11:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2008 | 10:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2008 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2008 | 3:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2012 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2012 | 10:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2012 | 2:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2012 | 2:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 24, 2016 | 11:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2016 | 7:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2016 | 11:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3