Chicago Sun-Times Newspaper, Final Edition, June 6, 1968, "RFK Dead!"

Summary

In 1968, many Americans asked themselves "What is happening to our country?" In June, Americans -- still reeling from the recent assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- learned that Democratic Presidential candidate Robert "Bobby" Kennedy had been shot and mortally wounded. Many had hoped the brother of slain-President John F. Kennedy could restore faith in a country seemingly slipping into social and political turmoil.

In 1968, many Americans asked themselves "What is happening to our country?" In June, Americans -- still reeling from the recent assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- learned that Democratic Presidential candidate Robert "Bobby" Kennedy had been shot and mortally wounded. Many had hoped the brother of slain-President John F. Kennedy could restore faith in a country seemingly slipping into social and political turmoil.

Artifact

Newspaper

Date Made

06 June 1968

Subject Date

06 June 1968

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2018.8.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mike and Darlene Cook.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Newsprint

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 15 in  (folded)

Width: 12.5 in  (folded)

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