June 5, 1968: Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy lies on the floor at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles moments after he was shot in the head. He had just finished his victory speech upon winning the California primary.
The term “Chappaquiddick incident” refers to the circumstances involving the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, whose body was discovered underwater inside an automobile driven by U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy. During the early morning hours of July 19, 1969, Kopechne’s body and the car were found in a tidal channel on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts. After […]
Philip Drell for Black Star.