Broken Glory: The Final Years of Robert F. Kennedy by Ed Sanders

By Ed Sanders

June 6, 2018, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, and there are nonetheless unanswered questions about even if his homicide was once the results of a conspiracy. Broken Glory is a photo historical past advised in epic verse of Bobby Kennedy's existence and occasions major as much as the fateful 1968 election crusade, with a hundred illustrations by means of artist Rick Veitch.

It encompasses the tale of his convicted killer, Sirhan Sirhan, in addition to a wide forged of characters that comes with Lyndon Johnson, J. Edgar Hoover, Richard Nixon, and Eugene McCarthy, who first challenged the sitting president of his personal celebration, and it recollects the foremost occasions that made 1968 a turning element in American heritage: the Tet offensive and conflict of Hue, quickly after via the My Lai bloodbath, the assassination of Martin Luther King, and the riots that ensued. The authors remove darkness from the proof for a conspiracy, fostered might be by way of components of the CIA, that fielded a moment shooter and made from Sirhan Sirhan a patsy, mirroring the half performed by way of Lee Harvey Oswald within the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an occasion that haunted JFK’s more youthful brother until eventually his demise day.

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