There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? —Robert F. Kennedy
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Rose F. Kennedy
University of Virginia School of Law
Robert Francis Kennedy Jr.
United States Naval Reserve
USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
World War II
64th United States Attorney General
20 January 1961- 3 September 1964
United States Senator for New York
3 January 1965- 6 June 1968
Avid civil rights supporter, specifically he fought for the rights of African Americans to be able to vote, attend school, and use public facilities. With help from his brother, Robert andTed were able to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, after the assassination of President Kennedy
Actively fought against organized crime
Was a committed advocate of the poor and racial minorities
Opposed escalation of the Vietnam War
Bobby, Rose, and Pat at the Kennedy home in Hyannis Port, Mass., circa 1942