American Politics 1968

1968 Presidential Election
The events leading up to the Presidential election of 1968 were a roller-coaster of events, from Lyndon Johnson's announcement at the end of March that he would not accept the nomination of the Democratic Party for another term as President, to the assassination of Robert Kennedy in June, the night he won the California primary.

Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Johnson removes himself from the race.

Robert Kennedy wins California primary
Robert Kennedy wins the California primary.
He is shot just after midnight.


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