Many people, Kennedys among them, have drawn comparisons between Barack Obama and the Kennedy legacy. Pete Hamill, journalist and novelist who contributed an essay to A Time it Was: Bobby Kennedy in the Sixties (Abrams, 2008), Chris Smith, contributing editor to New York Magazine, and Frederick Harris, professor of political science at Columbia University and director of the Center on African-American Politics and Society, talk about RFK's 1968 campaign and its relevance today.
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