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# Robert F Kennedy

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March 2023
# California
Sirhan Sirhan who assassinated Robert F Kennedy in 1968 is denied parole for 16th time
A California parole board ruled that the 78-year-old still lacked insight into what had caused him to carry out the killing 55 years ago.
All time
Robert F Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan granted parole
Two of RFK’s sons went against their siblings’ wishes to support the release of their father’s assassin.
# The Kennedys
Recovery mission underway for two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon did not return to shore at Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, on Thursday.
# Brian Burns
Trump looks set to to appoint the son of a Kennedy adviser as ambassador to Ireland
The US president-elect told a New York Times reporter he intends to nominate Brian Burns.
# Famous words
My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins
Continuing our series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, President Michael D Higgins picks an emotional address by Robert F Kennedy.
# US 2012
Videos: 5 classic moments from Democratic National Conventions
After the Republicans formally nominated Mitt Romney at their convention last week, it’s the turn of the Democrats to endorse Barack Obama once more. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…
# Dynasty
Mr Kennedy goes to Washington? Family heir may run for US Congress
Reports indicate that the grandson of Robert Kennedy may run for Congress, ending what has been an unusual period without any Kennedys in national office.