TITLE

When a Kennedy remembered King

AUTHOR(S)
Page, Clarence
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Caribbean Business;4/10/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 14, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on former U.S. President Robert F. Kennedy's campaign speech delivered to a black audience in Indianapolis, Indiana. He cites that Kennedy was informed regarding the death of Martin Luther King Junior after he arrived at the place by plane. He mentions the reaction of the audience upon knowing the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader's death. He notes that Kennedy was assassinated after few weeks of his campaign speech.
ACCESSION #
31787896

 

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