Robert F. Kennedy Speech Collection
 

Title

Robert F. Kennedy Speech at the University of Mississippi (18 March 1966)

Other Form of Name

Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

Identifier

rfk_cassette_1

Creation Date

3-18-1966

Document Type

Article

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Description

In 1966, Senator Robert F. Kennedy accepted an invitation from the Speaker’s Bureau of the University of Mississippi Law School to address the students. Although protests preceded the event, Kennedy’s speech before a crowd of 6,000 proved successful, generating much goodwill and enthusiasm.

Transcript of the speech is attached as an additional file.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968; Mississippi; University of Mississippi. Speakers Bureau; Southern States; Civil rights; Education; Labor; Foreign relations; Youth, 1960-1970; Volunteers; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

Relational Format

audio recording

Extent

19:44

Original Format

audiocassette

Original Collection

Robert F. Kennedy Speech (MUM01738), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries

Rights

This media file is for personal and research use only. This file may not be reproduced, re-posted, captured or saved except under fair use, as stipulated by U.S. Copyright Law : reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." For publication and professional uses, please contact the Archives and Special Collections at the University of Mississippi Libraries.

Comments

Robert F. Kennedy at Ole Miss 1966- A side label

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