Barbara Walters remembers a funny moment that occurred with Robert Kennedy when he appeared on the Today Show
"The thing about him was the extraordinary sense he gave to being alive. This makes his death so grotesque and unbelievable. No one had such vitality of personality." -Arthur Schlesinger Jr., 1963
Representatives of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) present President John F. Kennedy with a photograph of the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial of Global City, Taguig, Phillippines, in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. (L-R) ABMC Vice Chairman Admiral Thomas Cassin Kinkaid; President Kennedy; ABMC Chairman General Jacob “Jake” Loucks Devers; Senior Member of ABMC and former Secretary of the Senate Leslie L. Biffle, 7 April 1961.
Jack and Pat in Palm Beach, circa 1944-1945
I just found a video of Bobby Jr. speaking in around 2002 and his voice sounds so cute! You can tell that spasmodic dysphonia is still there, but it isn’t as noticeable as it is today and I just love him.