Robert Kennedy

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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Worried about wildlife: Advocates say animals will die if power company cuts down trees as plannedsays their case is an uphill battle. “To fight this, it’s like David against G
Worried about wildlife: Advocates say animals will die if power company cuts down trees as planned
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 15 hours ago
says their case is an uphill battle. “To fight this, it’s like David against Goliath, but David does not have a sling,” Robert Kennedy said. An ATC representative says company officials “remain optimistic” about finding a balance. The company... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Robert Kennedy's transformation ran through MississippiThe following is an excerpt from "Robert Kennedy: The Making of A Liberal Icon,
Robert Kennedy's transformation ran through Mississippi
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
The following is an excerpt from "Robert Kennedy: The Making of A Liberal Icon," a new book by Larry Tye that traces Kennedy's transformation from the cold warrior he was at the start of his political life to the hot-blooded liberal he'd become by... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Glen Ridge bids farewell to a class of 'difference-makers'who had played some role in their lives, and always to seize the opportunity to
Glen Ridge bids farewell to a class of 'difference-makers'
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
who had played some role in their lives, and always to seize the opportunity to make a difference. He offered a quote from Robert Kennedy: "The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better." And he finished, "To the Class of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
A Rainbow Memorial Befitting Branfordmy family has been touched by gun violence,” he told the audience, referring to
A Rainbow Memorial Befitting Branford
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 days ago
my family has been touched by gun violence,” he told the audience, referring to his uncles President John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, Jr., who were both assassinated by gunmen. Kennedy, who lives in Branford, represents the 12th District,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Divided Britain: how the EU referendum exposed Britain’s new culture warto traitors, freedom for Britain”. The circumstances of the killing felt famil
Divided Britain: how the EU referendum exposed Britain’s new culture war
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
to traitors, freedom for Britain”. The circumstances of the killing felt familiar. A little after midnight on 5 June 1968, Robert Kennedy was returning to the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles in high spirits. He had just won a crucial victory in the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Great Presidential Campaign Readinga non-stop pace: the decision by a sitting president not to seek reelection; th
Great Presidential Campaign Reading
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
a non-stop pace: the decision by a sitting president not to seek reelection; the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy; the political resurrection of Richard Nixon; the sudden emergence of Ronald Reagan as a presidential... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Florida - the 'Gunshine State'the first major piece of federal gun legislation, the Gun Control Act, passed i
Florida - the 'Gunshine State'
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
the first major piece of federal gun legislation, the Gun Control Act, passed in 1968 after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Hammer and the NRA saw the Gun Control Act as a threat to their liberty, but... Read more
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The Alpena News
We’re all in this togetherRemember that those were the years of the Kennedy assassination, days of rage,
We’re all in this together
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Remember that those were the years of the Kennedy assassination, days of rage, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy murders, Black Panthers and Woodstock. The professor was tenured, meaning that he was accepted by the others on the faculty as... Read more
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Daily News
US election: Arrested Briton 'wanted to shoot Donald Trump'charged rallies. For some, the violence has stirred dark memories of 1968 when
US election: Arrested Briton 'wanted to shoot Donald Trump'
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
charged rallies. For some, the violence has stirred dark memories of 1968 when Democratic presidential contender Robert Kennedy was assassinated and riots broke out at the party's convention in Chicago. This year events have not... Read more
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New Kerala
Arrested Briton 'wanted to shoot Trump' - newkerala.com #79526charged rallies. For some, the violence has stirred dark memories of 1968 when
Arrested Briton 'wanted to shoot Trump' - newkerala.com #79526
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
charged rallies. For some, the violence has stirred dark memories of 1968 when Democratic presidential contender Robert Kennedy was assassinated and riots broke out at the party's convention in Chicago. This year also, the country feels... Read more
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The Border Mail
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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The Courier
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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Canberra Times
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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WA Today
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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The Age
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiressex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's h
Francesca Packer Barham: a thoroughly modern heiress
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
ex-wife Erica. At 19, she made her official entrance into society at Paris's heralded Le Bal des Débutantes alongside Robert Kennedy jnr's daughter, Kyra. "It was one of the funniest moments of my life," she recalls. "It's so old-fashioned... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ethel Kennedy knew husband Bobby had affairs - one with Jackie KennedyJFK's assassination in 1963. Jackie Kennedy, the widow of President Kennedy ex
Ethel Kennedy knew husband Bobby had affairs - one with Jackie Kennedy
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
JFK's assassination in 1963. Jackie Kennedy, the widow of President Kennedy exchanges a secret glance with brother-in-law, Robert Kennedy behind the back of his wife, Ethel as they leave Jackie's new home in Georgetown in 1963, a month after JFK's... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Combining childhood vaccines at one visit is not safe? Wrong, wrong, wrong!health care practices. But 4 years after publication of our study, this has not
Combining childhood vaccines at one visit is not safe? Wrong, wrong, wrong!
ScienceBlogs / Posted 11 days ago
health care practices. But 4 years after publication of our study, this has not happened. Could it be because, according to Robert Kennedy, Jr., about 70% of advertising revenue on network news comes from drug companies? In fact, the president of a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Americans still believe, but country crumblingbest years," said Moore. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eye
Americans still believe, but country crumbling
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
best years," said Moore. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcom X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Americans still believe, but country crumblingbest years," said Moore. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eye
Americans still believe, but country crumbling
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
best years," said Moore. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcom X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Americans still believe, but country crumblingof his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
Americans still believe, but country crumbling
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcom X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vt. candidates voice terrorism concernsI think that is the focus of attention in our state and it raises a broader iss
Vt. candidates voice terrorism concerns
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 days ago
I think that is the focus of attention in our state and it raises a broader issue for me, which I really go back to Robert Kennedy and his quote: �When in the face of evil good men do nothing, that is how evil triumphs,�� he said. The... Read more
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The News & Observer
The case for Muhammad Ali, heroin mind there was real danger in those days in challenging the status quo. Four
The case for Muhammad Ali, hero
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
in mind there was real danger in those days in challenging the status quo. Four transformative public figures – John and Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X – were assassinated within a six-year span even as Ali unabashedly espoused... Read more
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Irish Central
Letter JFK wrote to his lover a month before he died up for auctionformer President. Meyer was an accomplished artist whose work was considered in
Letter JFK wrote to his lover a month before he died up for auction
Irish Central / Posted 15 days ago
former President. Meyer was an accomplished artist whose work was considered increasingly valuable. Seh met Kennedy through Robert Kennedy when he sold his house to close friends of hers. Famed Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee, her... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Ex uno pluresof his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
Ex uno plures
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Divided America: Pondering whether America's still greatof his shotgun house. “And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
Divided America: Pondering whether America's still great
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
of his shotgun house. “And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcom X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Showbiz Renegade
Joseph Kennedy III Starts his launching campaign for Congress“That is exactly what I intend to do.” Kennedy is the redheaded grandson of th
Joseph Kennedy III Starts his launching campaign for Congress
Showbiz Renegade / Posted 16 days ago
“That is exactly what I intend to do.” Kennedy is the redheaded grandson of the late Senator and U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and grandnephew of President John F. Kennedy. His father, Joseph P. Kennedy II was also a former congressman.... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Take a look inside Rod’s treasure trove of military gemsas a real tiger skin and skull. Mr Scott’s display on the American Civil War i
Take a look inside Rod’s treasure trove of military gems
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
as a real tiger skin and skull. Mr Scott’s display on the American Civil War includes rare American guns which prompted Robert Kennedy, a cousin of the former American president, to pay a visit. His latest project is a recreation of a First... Read more
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The Morning Call
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcom X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Tribes unite in opposition to oil trainsspokeswoman, said Monday the railroad is federally obligated to carry hazardous
Tribes unite in opposition to oil trains
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
spokeswoman, said Monday the railroad is federally obligated to carry hazardous materials by rail as a common carrier. Robert Kennedy Jr., a prominent New York environmental advocate with Waterkeeper Alliance, traveled to Mosier to take part in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Glasgow effect: new study reveals causes of city's high mortality ratesof community empowerment. Used for 11 days, the coach park at the end of Baltic
The Glasgow effect: new study reveals causes of city's high mortality rates
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 days ago
of community empowerment. Used for 11 days, the coach park at the end of Baltic Street now lies empty. Dalmarnock resident Robert Kennedy says though there have been improvements, some in the community feel let down. “There is a sense for some that... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Maryville College students give time, talent in 20th annual KT Weeknurse uniforms, gym clothes, choir robes and more. "As close as we can figure,
Maryville College students give time, talent in 20th annual KT Week
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
nurse uniforms, gym clothes, choir robes and more. "As close as we can figure, it was a fairly early purchase," alumnus Robert Kennedy said of the sewing machine. Kennedy volunteers regularly in the college archives, but said he looks forward... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Divided America: Pondering whether America is still greatof his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
Divided America: Pondering whether America is still great
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Americans disagree on plenty, but have common disgust in political process — The Medina County Gazetteof his shotgun house. “And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
Americans disagree on plenty, but have common disgust in political process — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. “And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Wilson County News
Anti-Frackers Are Undermining Environmental Progressbonanza. After all, they once championed natural gas for exactly its cleaner-bu
Anti-Frackers Are Undermining Environmental Progress
Wilson County News / Posted 18 days ago
bonanza. After all, they once championed natural gas for exactly its cleaner-burning properties. In 2009 environmentalist Robert Kennedy, Jr. noted that "natural gas is an obvious bridge fuel to the 'new' energy economy." But then alarmism won... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Americans disagree on plenty, but have common disgust in political processof his shotgun house. “And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
Americans disagree on plenty, but have common disgust in political process
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. “And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Philly.com
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's beauty hasn't faded. Has its greatness?
Savannah Morning News / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC New York
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC New York / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Washington
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Washington / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Chicago
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Bay Area / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC San Diego
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded: Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded: Has Its Greatness?
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes w
America's Beauty Hasn't Faded; Has Its Greatness?
NBC Connecticut / Posted 18 days ago
of his shotgun house. "And then they were destroyed right before my very eyes when they assassinated all of our leaders. Robert Kennedy. John Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Malcolm X. All of our leaders. And, you know, that was the end of hope. We... Read more
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