The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1968 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 28, 1968
Page 5
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As Joseph Kennedy, Ambassador to England, looks on, Robert is sworn in as a Navai Aviation Cadet in 1943 at Boston. At their father's Florida estate in 1941 are Eunice, Robert, Edward and Jean Kennedy. With Senators John McClellan, left, Joseph McCarthy, direct right and Karl Mundt, far right, Rackets committee counsel Kennedy listens to arguments on procedure In 1957. With his new bride in 1950. Atobert Francis Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States from the same location, the Caucus Room of th7old Sena"! Office Building, from which his late brother had done so eight - His decision, based in part on the N«* Hampshire pnmar> Uctory of Senator Eugene McCarthy, came several weeks before President Lyndon Johnson declined i-or u» ««u. „.«. .„ Jie successful presidenh-il cunpiign for his brothe, in 1960 nohtical experience has come through hard v.oik to 1944 he left his studies to enhst as a Naval se iman Following the v, ar, he returned to Harvard to receive a B.A. in 1948. ,,_... T , c,.\, nn \ In 1951, Mowing his IX-B from the University of Virgmia Law Sd ool, Robert moved to Washington D C, to begin ,ork in the Depai^cnt of Justice Nine >ears later, he was appointed Attorney General of the United States During those nine yea.s, he helped lun Ins brother's successful 1952i campaign for the US Senate, then became an assistmt counsel to the Senile Pumnnent Subcommittee on Investigation. . , , Six months later he left, returning in February, 1954, as chie counsel for the Demociatie minority Undei new chairman John L McClellan m 1955, he became Robert, with brothers Ted, center, and John, right, discuss matters during a Senate hearing in 1959. oowng te failure of his brother John to obtain the MCC piesidential nomination in 1956, Robert became chief counsel of the Senate Sclecl Committee on Impioper Activities in the Labor or Man igement Field in 19)7 1 hen came 1960, his biolher's successful presidential bid and his appointment as Attorney General. The assassination in 1963 led to the end of this c.ucci _ ' For Robert, however, born the seventh of nine children lo rnultirnillionaiie Joseph Kennedy and wife Rose on November 20, 1925, at Brookhne, Mass., the call to political activity was strong. Seeking the New York State senate seat in 1964, he defeated incumbent .Kenneth Keating by some. 800,000 votes, making the first time in history three brothers have been elected to the United States Senate. With other aspirants to "the loneliest job in the world, Robert F. Kennedy speaks out on the issues which involve, and engage, the country he seeks to lead. ^*g£°iff^^^aftH^!^^^ran™^ " ,, fct»,. With Jacqueline Kennedy after her return from Dallas on Nov. 22,1963, while his brother's casket Is placed into an ambulance. ^urin^City parade, Kenneth Keating and Kennedy . shake hands while the parade chairman looks on. Part of the crowd welcoming Presidential hopeful Kennedy to Sacramento In 1968. Atop the 13,900-footMountKennedy In Canada, with the family flag flying beside national flags of both nations. The Kennedys and nine of their ten children. /iiJ Week's Picture Sliow-AP Nev/sfeatures.

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