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Robert Kennedy Sets Up JFK Campaign Headquarters

May 21, 2010 |  7:36 am

May 21, 1960, Robert Kennedy

May 21, 1960, Robert Kennedy 

May 21, 1960: Robert F. Kennedy talks to reporters at the Biltmore Bowl after arriving in Los Angeles to set up campaign headquarters for his brother Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass). And a headline writer takes the easy way out, shortening “Robert” to “Bob.”

On the jump, "La Dolce Vita"  wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes ...  And the Southern Baptist Convention approves a resolution against having a Roman Catholic as president.

May 21, 1960, La Dolce Vita

May 21, 1960, Comics
"I Was Afraid of This."

May 21, 1960, Robert Kennedy

May 21, 1960, Baptists and Kennedy