It was 45 years ago today that Sirhan Sirhan shot and killed Robert F. Kennedy after a celebration of Kennedy’s win in the California presidential primary.
There were six people shot that night. Only Kennedy died.
A CBS News reporter found out her father was one of the first doctors at Kennedy’s side, and has been on a mission to find photographic proof of his role saving the lives of people. To do so, she visited the survivors.
It’s a great story which you can find here.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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