The Final Journey

On 6 June 1968, Robert F. Kennedy, at the time a US Senator and candidate for President, was shot and killed by an assassin. Following his funeral in New York City, Senator Kennedy’s body was moved by train, to Washington DC where he would be laid to rest next to his brother in Arlington National Cemetery. Unexpectedly, all along the route of the train, working class people spontaneously gathered to pay their respects and offer one last tribute to the Senator. Photographers aboard the train managed to capture some of those images, which you can see in this video….