40 years later: The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

Idealism lost in '68 is reborn in L.A. classroom

David Steiner was present in the Ambassador Hotel ballroom the night Robert Kennedy was shot. For years he struggled to find the hope that went astray in the aftermath. full story »

Photos: Hope and despair in L.A.

Images from Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 California campaign

"The New York Senator's condition was listed as critical..."

Read the Times front page from June 5, 1968

Blog: Share your memories of RFK

"I vividly remember finding my mother sitting on the couch in front of our TV set, weeping quietly."
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Where history turned

Why didn't we preserve the actual site where Bobby Kennedy was shot 40 years ago? full column »