Robert F. Kennedy And What This Nation Might Have Been

Jun 5, 2018

On June 5, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy won the California Democratic presidential primary. Minutes after giving a victory speech at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, he was shot multiple times. The 42-year-old senator from New York and former U.S. Attorney General died the next day.

Fifty years later, many still wonder what path our country would have taken if Bobby Kennedy had not been assassinated and possibly gone on to become president.

Historian and author Larry Tye looks at the life of Robert F. Kennedy in his book, "Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon." As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death, Larry Tye joins "Cincinnati Edition" to discuss RFK's legacy and continued impact on the country.

Tune in to "Cincinnati Edition" June 5 at 1 p.m. to hear this segment.