Robert F. Kennedy | California hope, L.A. despair
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign would last only 82 days and would end in violence in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968, just moments after wining the California primary.
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Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy( Associated Press )
March 23, 1968, Sacramento
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy campaigns at a shopping center in Sacramento a week after announcing his candidacy for president.
He was 42 years old and serving his first term in the U.S. Senate. His campaign would last only 82 days and would end in violence in Los Angeles in early June, just moments after his greatest political victory.
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