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Voices–Juan Romero

Photograph by William Dietsch / Los Angeles Times Juan Romero in a photo dated June 18, 1968. "It is hard to understand. I did nothing. It just happened. Mr. Kennedy was there and he needed someone with him, that’s all." … Continue reading

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June 5, 1968

"Oh no! No! Don’t. . . !" –Robert F. Kennedy, on being put into an ambulance "Get a doctor! Get a doctor!What is America coming to?" "Some people beat the guy’s head and began tearing at his hair." –Paul Houston, … Continue reading

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Voices–Sandi Gibbons

    Above, a frame grab from a video of Robert F. Kennedy’s speech at the Ambassador Hotel. Based on Sandi Gibbons’ description the evening, I believe she is on the far right of the frame next to Ethel Kennedy … Continue reading

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Snapshot of history

Photograph by Howard Decker Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel, a few minutes before he was shot. Thanks, Howard! Check out his blog.

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Voices–Boris Yaro

By Boris Yaro Times staff writerJune 6, 1998I went to the Ambassador Hotel 30 years ago to make a victory-party picture of Sen. Robert Kennedy as he won the California presidential primary. I was a Times reporter, but on that … Continue reading

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