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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-05-11 11:00 PM
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11. Funeral Train
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  -Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 June 6, 1968 malaise  Jun-05-11 08:42 PM   #0 
  - I will never forget that morning.... when I found out.  femmocrat   Jun-05-11 08:47 PM   #1 
  - My mom and dad woke me up to tell me he was gone.  stevedeshazer   Jun-05-11 08:52 PM   #2 
  - I had 6 very young children then,and was up at about 5:30 AM and turned on my  virgogal   Jun-05-11 08:53 PM   #3 
  - We lost really good people back then  malaise   Jun-06-11 04:33 AM   #20 
  - I was 11 and woke up my father to tell him the news. Told him that Kennedy was shot and killed.  no_hypocrisy   Jun-05-11 08:54 PM   #4 
  - And the footage of the funeral train...  pipi_k   Jun-05-11 08:57 PM   #5 
  - We were living in Cypress CA at the time,  madamesilverspurs   Jun-05-11 09:12 PM   #6 
  - I'll never forget, but I think most of America has  deutsey   Jun-05-11 09:23 PM   #7 
  - What a coincidence.  Octafish   Jun-05-11 11:06 PM   #12 
  - I think you are right  Art_from_Ark   Jun-06-11 08:02 PM   #31 
  - I was in Waco, Texas  Manifestor_of_Light   Jun-05-11 10:08 PM   #8 
  - Mom and I woke up from our post precinct walk nap  EFerrari   Jun-05-11 10:24 PM   #9 
  - I watched it happen on the black & white TEE-VEE tube.....  Historic NY   Jun-05-11 10:37 PM   #10 
  - Me too. It was shocking. n/t  Cleita   Jun-06-11 12:02 AM   #17 
  - '68 was a bad year for me, too  Art_from_Ark   Jun-06-11 08:13 PM   #33 
  - Funeral Train  WillyT   Jun-05-11 11:00 PM   #11 
  - I was born in 68...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-05-11 11:44 PM   #13 
  - awful  zappaman   Jun-05-11 11:47 PM   #14 
  - He sent my grandmother a telegram the day before he died. :0(  Snoutport   Jun-05-11 11:52 PM   #15 
  - K&R  The Unawriter   Jun-06-11 12:02 AM   #16 
  - I was in high school and being a Californian was watching the CA primary results  Raine   Jun-06-11 12:15 AM   #18 
  - I watched his assassination happen on TV at the home of RFK's Oregon State Chairman  99th_Monkey   Jun-06-11 01:12 AM   #19 
  - You're a good man  malaise   Jun-06-11 04:35 AM   #21 
  - Thanks. nt  99th_Monkey   Jun-07-11 01:57 AM   #39 
  - I don't remember the next few days, either.  EFerrari   Jun-07-11 02:07 AM   #40 
  - Prosecutors in LA want us to forget Bobby and the case for conspiracy.  Octafish   Jun-06-11 08:52 AM   #22 
  - RFK was the first hero I had who  hifiguy   Jun-06-11 10:23 AM   #23 
  - Heard it on my transistor radio, still remember the horrible feeling  Lifelong Protester   Jun-06-11 12:16 PM   #24 
  - Just watched a NBC piece on Bobby yesterday @ HULU  Lucinda   Jun-06-11 12:22 PM   #25 
  - Horrible day  Bluzmann57   Jun-06-11 03:22 PM   #26 
  - I was 14 and just becoming politically aware  susanr516   Jun-06-11 06:51 PM   #27 
  - What a horrid year that was  struggle4progress   Jun-06-11 07:16 PM   #28 
  - The murders of JFK, MLK and RFK in a 5-year span totally changed the American political landscape.  VOX   Jun-06-11 07:47 PM   #29 
  - What a tragic loss -- if only...our history would have utterly changed.  anneboleyn   Jun-06-11 07:57 PM   #30 
  - Weiner! Weiner!  Never Stop Dancin   Jun-06-11 08:03 PM   #32 
  - Say, wasn't RFK a serial adulterer, too? JUST LIKE WEINER, supposedly  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-11 08:16 PM   #34 
  - Are you saying RFK was more morally culpable than Weiner? (n/t)  Never Stop Dancin   Jun-06-11 08:25 PM   #37 
  - 8 years old in the suburbs of Detroit.  Condem   Jun-06-11 08:21 PM   #35 
  - i'll never forget that year.....never  spanone   Jun-06-11 08:22 PM   #36 
  - RFK's death was a week before I graduated from high school  MikeH   Jun-06-11 09:05 PM   #38 
  - Seriously?  Delphinus   Jun-07-11 05:43 AM   #41 
  - The new RFK Inspiration Park  JPZenger   Jun-07-11 11:59 AM   #42 
 

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