History Stories
CATEGORY: Robert F. Kennedy
I Was There For Robert Kennedy’s Electrifying Speech about MLK’s Murder
April 20, 2018

Mary Evans was just 16 years old when she attended a rally for presidential hopefull, Robert F. Kennedy. The experience changed her life. Read More

Ted Kennedy’s Chappaquiddick Incident: What Really Happened
April 6, 2018

The fateful events at Chappaquiddick ended Mary Jo Kopechne’s life and derailed Ted Kennedy’s presidential ambitions for good. Read More

Was 1968 America’s Bloodiest Year in Politics?
April 6, 2018

War. Assassinations. Riots. Violent protest clashes. America was certainly no stranger to political violence, but 1968 appeared to bring the bloodletting to new heights. Read More

How Freedom Rider Diane Nash Risked Her Life to Desegregate the South
March 8, 2018

Now an icon of the Civil Rights Movement, Nash was arrested dozens of times for non-violent protests—including while six months pregnant. Read More

The Revolution That Was 1968
February 23, 2018

As simmering political and cultural resentments exploded in 1968, nearly every week produced news of another earth-shattering event. Read More

How Bobby Kennedy Started the War on Gangs
February 1, 2018

Long before MS-13, Bobby Kennedy battled J. Edgar Hoover to take on the Mafia. Read More

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Robert F. Kennedy
June 4, 2013

As we commemorate the anniversary of his death, here are 10 things you may not know about Robert F. Kennedy. Read More