Katie Couric's Notebook: Remembering RFK

When Robert F. Kennedy served as U.S. Attorney General during his brother's administration, many African Americans were not able to vote.

It wasn't illegal. It just was impossible. In some districts, black voters were intimidated and threatened at the polls. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlawed that discrimination.

Today, on the 40th anniversary of Bobby Kennedy's assassination, a black man is his party's presidential nominee.

And it's time to honor RFK's memory. Click on the monitor for my full Notebook.
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