Robert F. Kennedy
Robert Francis Kennedy (* 20. November 1925 in Brookline, Massachusetts; † (murdered) 6. June 1968 in Los Angeles, California), was a younger brother of the murdered US president John F. Kennedy,after a career as senate lawyer, Ministers of Justice and a senator the office for US president aimed at and - in promising hope for a choice victory - also an assassination attempt to the victim fell.
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Robert Francis „Bobby” Kennedy (“RFC”) was the seventh child of Joseph P. Kennedy and rose Kennedy. It studied jurisprudence to the Harvard University and the UniversityOF Virginia, where it made also 1951 its conclusion. Between them it served short time in the Navy. 1952 it led first the election campaign of his brother John around a seat in the U.S. - Senate, later around the officethe US president.
After the victory by John F. Kennedy 1961 appointed it these as a Minister of Justice into its cabinet. Into this time the pig bay - invasion and the Cuba crisis fell themselves, in their process it to one of the closest advisorsthe president developed. In addition it did out as engaged Bekämpfer of the organized crime. After the murder of its brother it left 1964 the government and stood as a candidate for the office of the senator of New York. It won the election campaign approximatelyKenneth Keating and was of 1965 - 1968 senator.
1968 were Robert Kennedy promising presidency candidate of the democrats. After the renouncement president Lyndon B. Johnsons on a candidacy he saw himself thereby to senator Eugene McCarthy and vice-president stroke ore H. Opposite Humphrey.Its at short notice more organized and often improvised election campaign encountered unexpected resonance. Kennedys of appearances solved an inspiring storm v. A. under Afroamerikanern and Latin American immigrants out, which were in the history of American preselections without example. It had the straight preselections in Californiawon, as it briefly after midnight 5. June, after a short thank speech in the ballroom of the hotel “Ambassador” in Los Angeles, angeschossen became. As an author the Palestinian immigrant became Sirhan Bishara Sirhan at the scene, which arrested cold kitchen of the hotel.Kennedy died one day later at its injuries. Its alleged murderer sits today, after the death sentence which was issued against him 1969 was converted into life imprisonment, its punishment in the state prison of Corcoran, California, off.
In his basic attitudes Robert was F.Kennedy of Edith Hamilton affects. It was later decided opponent of the racial discrimination, as Ministers of Justice a unerschrockener fighter against the mafia and a violent critic of the Viet Nam politics Lyndon B. Johnsons.
doubts about (however) the complicity Sirhans
whether Sirhanthe act actually alone implemented and/or. whether it at all as a murderer Robert F. Kennedys to be applicable can, already early by eye-witnesses of the events in doubts was pulled. The closer circumstances of the act and many inconsistencies with the police determinationsit feeds to today the suspicion that Kennedy a Komplott fell to the victim. Thus resulted in the findings of the official Leichenbeschauers of LA County, Dr. Thomas Noguchi, no agreement of the firing wounds in Kennedys body with the position, from the Sirhan on thatSenator had aimed. Besides at the scene more Patronenhülsen were found, than Sirhans weapon could hold. Second contactors must have been therefore also in the play, which would fulfill the facts of the conspiracy.
Due to indications and searches for many years, among other things itslawyer of many years Lawrence Teeter (56; † 31. June 2005), maintains Sirhan today under involuntary Hypnose at Kennedy to have shot - as more consciousness-manipulated, a “remote controlled killer” - and therefore to be actually innocent. The shot wounds, which caused Kennedys death, could besides,in accordance with the findings of the Leichenbeschauers, not its - Sirhans - weapon to be assigned.
During its lifetimes Teeter fought in vain for a resumption of the procedure against its mandator. It is also at the end of of 2005 still with the highest high court of state of California pending.
Note: The most important primary sources for the discussion around the RFC murder are into the “California State Archives” in Sacramento as well as in “Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Archives Collection “, special archives of the university of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, ofProfessor. Philip H. Melanson was developed, a Politologen and an author of a fundamental study to the murder case RFC (“The Robert F. Kennedy Assassination - Conspiracy and Cover UP ", Shapolski, New York, 1991).
during one ski vacation in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada in the winter 1945 became acquainted with Robert the sister of its friend Patricia, Ethel Skakel. Bobby and Ethel finally married to 17. June 1950.
From the marriage eleven children originate:
- Kathleen Harlington Kennedy (1951)
- Joseph Patrick Kennedy II. (1952)
- Robert Francis Kennedy jr. (1954)
- David Anthony Kennedy (1955-1984) died at an overdose drugs
- Mary Courtney Kennedy (1956)
- Michael LeMoyne Kennedy (1958-1997) died in a ski accident
- Mary Kerry Kennedy (1959)
- Christopher George Kennedy (1963)
- Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy (1965)
- Douglas Harriman Kennedy (1967)
- RoryElizabeth Katharine Kennedy (1968) was born, those after the death of their father
rumors to-follows had Kennedy, like also his brother John F., into the 1960ern an affair with Marilyn Monroe.
- “which we in the united ones States need, are not not splitting, are not hate, are not force and lawlessness, but love, wisdom, sympathy for each other and a justice feeling for in our country, which suffer, are now white or black them (...). “(Robert F. Kennedy in oneSpeech after the murder of the civil rights activist Martin Luther King June. in April 1968)
- “which at extremists to reject and is dangerous, is less their extremism than their intolerance. Here the evil does not lie in what it over their ownRequests say, but in what they spread over their opponents. “ (out: Confession to the justice (The Pursuit OF Justice), 1964; dt. in the Heyne publishing house, 1966, S. 77)
- “the largest Scandinavian nation of the world is the USA. The largest Irish nation thatWorld are the USA. The second largest German nation of the world are the USA. And one could say something similar of other groups of the American population. “ (a.a.O., S. 79)
- gangster urge to power (original title: The Enemy Within).Munich, joke 1964
- confession to the justice (original title: The Pursuit OF Justice). Duesseldorf, Econ 1966
- liberty and responsibility in the democracy. 38 speeches. Reinbek, Rowohlt 1967
- search for a new world (original title: Ton of Seek A Newer World). Gütersloh,Bertelsmann 1968
- thirteen days. The prevention of the Third World War by the brothers Kennedy (original title: Thirteen Days. A Memoir OF the Cuban Missile Crisis). Munich, joke 1969
Yoash act air: “End of an American dream. The assassination attempt upRobert F. Kennedy ", S. 99-137, in: Heribert Blondiau (Hg.): 'Death on order. Political murder in the 20.Jahrhundert'. Ullsein publishing house, Mün 2002.ISBN 3-548-36331-8.
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- Who shot RFC? Current information for the resumption of the procedure against Sirhan B. Sirhan dt. and English.
- WHO KEEL KIEL ROBERT F. KENNEDY?
See also: Kennedy clan
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|NAME||Kennedy, Robert Francis|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Robert Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American politicians, 1965 - 1968 senator of New York|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20. November 1925|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brookline, Massachusetts, the USA|
|DYING DATE||6. June 1968|
|DYING PLACE||Los Angeles, California, the USA|