I was ten years old when Robert Kennedy was assisinated and can remember hearing my father’s voice as he announced his death over the loud speaker at our school. Then there was silence. I don’t remember the silence being forced it was just there was nothing anyone could say. Things changed at that moment and the world became a bit darker.
The enlargement of liberty for individual human beings must be the supreme goal and the abiding practice of any Western society,” he said. “The essential humanity of men can be protected and preserved only where government must answer not just to the wealthy, not just to those of a particular religion, or a particular race, but to all its people.”