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Robert F. Kennedy

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  • Richard Threlkeld dies at 74; veteran TV anchor and correspondent

    Richard Threlkeld, a former CBS and ABC correspondent who covered the fall of Saigon and helped establish the CBS "Sunday Morning" show with weekly stories that showcased his prodigious energy and incisive writing, died Friday in a car crash on Long...
  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied

    Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied
    Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...
  • Lynn D. 'Buck' Compton dies at 90; judge also known for WWII service

    Lynn D. 'Buck' Compton dies at 90; judge also known for WWII service
    As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. "Buck" Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. And after then-Gov. Ronald Reagan appointed...
  • Attorneys For RFK Convicted Killer Sirhan Push 'Second Gunman' Argument

    Attorneys For RFK Convicted Killer Sirhan Push 'Second Gunman' Argument
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS *Lawyers for convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan contend a second gun killed RFK *Sirhan -- the only person charged and convicted -- is serving a life sentence *For the first time, Sirhan's attorneys rule out a security guard as a gunman...
  • 7 Days: 7/28 - 8/3

    7 Days:  7/28 - 8/3
    Thursday July 28 HISTORY IN THE MAKING Bill Eppridge witnessed a good deal of history firsthand, particularly in the '60s, and he usually had a camera with him as it unfolded. Chances are you've seen shots he took of the Beatles arriving in the U.S.,...
  • Anthony J. Konstant, restaurateur, dies

    Anthony J. Konstant, restaurateur, dies
    Anthony K. Konstant, a civil rights advocate and restaurateur who led the way in desegregating restaurants on U.S. 40 in northeast Maryland and later owned the landmark Williamsburg Inn in White Marsh for many years, died Friday of heart failure at Oak...
  • PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon

    PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon
    Philip Matthew Hannan Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
  • Harry Belafonte carries his own tune in HBO's 'Sing Your Song'

    Singer ... actor ... activist ... all major elements of a singular life. Harry Belafonte overcame racism to emerge as a major force not only in entertainment but also in civil rights. Making its HBO debut Monday, Oct. 17, after showings at the Sundance...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Post 9/11, we look over our shoulders

    Where were you when you learned that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated? I was on an elementary school playground in Ohio that had gone suddenly quiet, as we watched one of our teachers slowly sink into a swing and begin to sob uncontrollably. We...