Bobby Kennedy’s passion and
vision helped his brother John get elected President, sparked a country’s
conscience, guided the nation through terrifying crises, and inspired a
generation. He was Attorney General, a United States Senator, and a candidate
for President. RFK also riled the establishment as he sharpened his political
acumen, and challenged America to become the best version of itself. Bobby Kennedy For President examines the
impact of the “Bobby Phenomenon,” and the continuing influence of one of the
United States most iconic figures who’s life was tragically cut short when he
was assassinated on June 6, 1968 at age 42.
new interviews with RFK confidantes and staffers, including Harry Belafonte,
Rep. John Lewis, Rep. Neil Gallagher, Dolores Huerta, Ambassador William Vanden
Heuvel, Paul Schrade, Franklin A. Thomas, William Arnone, Marian Wright Edelman
and Peter Edelman -- Porter reveals anew what America gained and what it lost
in the life, vision, politics, and enduring legacy of Bobby Kennedy.