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Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy appears before the Platform Committee of the Democratic Party on August 19, 1964.  This was the year after his brother, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated. JFK's successor, Lyndon Johnson, was the Democratic Party nominee in 1964.

Robert Kennedy ran for president in 1968 but was himself assassinated during his campaign.

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