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Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary

Author: Ray E Boomhower
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On April 4, 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., arrived in Indiana to campaign for the Indiana Democratic presidential primary. As Kennedy prepared to fly from an appearance in Muncie to Indianapolis, he learned that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot outside his hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. Before his plane landed in Indianapolis, Kennedy heard the news that King had died. Despite
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Boomhower, Ray E., 1959-
Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007031882
(OCoLC)165956521
Named Person: Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray E Boomhower
ISBN: 9780253007759 0253007755
OCLC Number: 796827231
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Winner, Best Book of Indiana, JournalismWinner, Best Books of Indiana, NonfictionHistorical/BiographicalAuthor Ray Boomhower is the 2010 Regional Ind.
Winner of Winner, Best Book of Indiana Journalism, Indiana Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists.
Winner of Winner, Best Book of Indiana, JournalismWinner, Best Books of Indiana, Nonfiction Historical/BiographicalAuthor Ray Boomhower is the 2010 Regional Ind.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A landmark for peace --
The decision --
The Governor --
The speech --
The campaign --
The voters speak --
The train.
Responsibility: Ray E. Boomhower.
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