Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy: June 5, 1968, Los Angeles Busboy Juan Romero, 17, comforts Robert F. Kennedy moments after Kennedy is shot in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel kitchen. Thirty-five years later, Romero would tell Times’ columnist Steve Lopez: “He was looking up at the ceiling, and I thought he’d banged his head. I asked, ‘Are you OK? Can you get up?'”

Robert F. Kennedy

Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy ( Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times ) June Los Angeles Busboy Juan Romero, comforts Robert F. Kennedy moments after Kennedy is shot in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel kitchen. I remember this so well.

Such a moving photograph. I like to think this is the moment Bobby Kennedy realized his obligation to justice, civil rights and social equality.

Senator Robert Kennedy discusses school with young Ricky Taggart of 733 Gates Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn February 1966 Dick DeMarsico, photographer

Great photo: Robert and Ethel Kennedy pays respect to Coretta Scott King and her family after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Atlanta, Georgia April 1968.

Great photo: Robert and Ethel Kennedy pay respect to Coretta Scott King and her family after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Robert Kennedy, 1964.

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RFK...his only words were to ask the kind busboy holding his head (Romero) if everyone was ok...

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RFK...his only words were to ask the kind busboy holding his head (Romero) if everyone was ok...

Robert F. Kennedy struggles to hold his nephew, John F. Kennedy, Jr., as he speaks with his brother Edward Kennedy. The entire Kennedy family was spending Easter in Stowe, Vermont (March 1964).

Robert F. Kennedy struggles to hold his nephew, John F., as he speaks with his brother Edward Kennedy. The entire Kennedy family was spending Easter in Stowe, Vermont (March (Photo Bettmann/CORBIS)

Celebrating victory… Jack, Bobby, Sargent Shriver

boblova: “ celebrating victory… jack, bobby, sarge and lem ”

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