A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 14, 1968

THE relatively brief career of Robert F. Kennedy commanded a remarkable share of the public's attention. His restless energy seemed a daily part of the news. Like most other journalists TIME'S editors felt a sense of long familiarity with his high visibility. Even so, as they leafed through past issues last week, they were surprised by the reminders of just how often Bobby Kennedy had appeared on TIME'S cover. Before he was killed by an assassin's bullet at the age of 42, he was our cover subject no fewer than five times, and...

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