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April 25, 1968: Sen. Kennedy visits Cape Girardeau

10:47 AM, Apr 26, 2011   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) -- Senator Robert Kennedy of New York made his first campaign visit to Missouri about a month and a half before his assassination.

Senator Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy and astronaut John Glenn visited Cape Girardeau on April 25, 1968.

Students from Southeast Missouri College greeted the group and cheered as the Senator spoke.

He spent about two hours there before continuing on the campaign trail.


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