Behind the Picture: RFK’s Assassination, Los Angeles, 1968

Robert F. Kennedy’s body in transit, 1968

People pay respects to slain RFK as the train carrying his body passes by, June 1968.

Bill Eppridge—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Following a funeral mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, RFK’s body traveled by train to Washington, DC, where he was buried near his older brother John. Above: People pay respects to the slain senator as the train carrying his body passes by, June 1968.

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