Robert F. Kennedy Speech at the University of Mississippi (18 March 1966)
Other Form of Name
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
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
Robert F. Kennedy Speech (MUM01738), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries
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