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06/13/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Robert F. Kennedy Assassination: 40 Years Later

Forty years ago, on June 5, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy was brimming with the confidence of a young, charismatic and liberal political star.

He had just won the California Democratic primary, giving him a strong chance to win the party's presidential nomination, rising out of the shadow of his brother John F. Kennedy, the president murdered less than five years before.

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