On to Chicago: Rediscovering Robert F. Kennedy and the Lost Campaign of 1968
Bedlam erupted among 1,500 ecstatic supporters when Bobby and Ethel Kennedy appeared. Looking tanned and rested, he stepped to the rostrum and pulled from his breast pocket an envelope on which he had jotted some notes. Giving a brief speech intentionally so he could wrap up the evening and get to the party, he congratulated his vanquished primary opponent, Eugene McCarthy, called for Party unity, and expressed hope that his campaign might end the divisions in America. . . . Bobby finished his remarks extemporaneously: “We are a great country, an unselfish country, and a compassionate country. And I intend to make that my basis for running....
Presidential Campaign Memorabilia
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