Infamous Assassination Attempts In Pictures


Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy ( Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times ) June 5, 1968, Los Angeles Busboy Juan Romero, 17, comforts Robert F. Kennedy moments after Kennedy is shot in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel kitchen. Thirty-five years later, Romero would tell Times’ columnist Steve Lopez: “He was looking up at the ceiling, and I thought he’d banged his head. I asked, ‘Are you OK? Can you get up?'”