I was almost 12 years old that day. Like his brother before him, Robert F. Kennedy was to be the savior of a generation. It was not to be. I still get a lump in my throat when I think of that year. I tear up when I listen to Teddy talk about his brother.
Earlier in the year, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, and my Dad told me it was the beginning of a lot of trouble. Of course, my Dad was right.
The video below is a compilation of photos set to music, with Teddy Kennedy's eulogy as the spoken accompaniment.
Listen and absorb the photos and words of the eloquent eulogy by Teddy Kennedy. There is a lot to listen to and think about.