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RFK Political Button Museum
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Robert Francis Kennedy, the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy, was just as entrenched in the political arena as his brother. With terms as the U.S. Attorney General from 1960-1964 and as a U.S. Senator from 1964-1968 the younger Kennedy garnered significant prominence in his career. His support of Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King Jr. as well as his ruthless pursuit of organized crime made him well-liked among voters. In 1968 he mounted a Presidential campaign to unseat Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson but was assassinated after leaving The Ambassador Hotel just after winning the California primary election. 

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