Behind the Picture: Bill Eppridge at 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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