Robert F. Kennedy

Tuesday, August 25, 1964

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

From card catalog: Robert F. Kennedy announces that he will accept the Democratic nomination to run for US Senator from New York. He talks about the candidacy and why he wants to run.

Appeals to New Yorkers to vote for him even though he left the state to be a cabinet member.

Question and answer. Mayor Wagner and Mrs. Kennedy speak briefly about the campaign.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 70412
Municipal archives id: T574


Ethel Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Robert F. Wagner


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Broadcast in cooperation with CUNY, this 1942 wartime radio show features members of faculty discussing different aspects of Americanism, the war effort, and the threat of un-democratic ideas.


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