Tag Archives: Sirhan Sirhan

Gavin Newsom Overrules Parole For RFK’s Assassin

The Los Angeles Times reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday refused to parole the man convicted of gunning down Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles, a brazen assassination of a presidential candidate that scarred the nation and altered the course of American politics during the turbulent 1960s. A two-person state parole panel recommended in August that Sirhan Sirhan be paroled, …

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CA Parole Panel Approves Release Of RFK’s Assassin

The Washington Post reports: A California parole board panel on Friday voted in favor of Sirhan B. Sirhan’s request for release from prison on parole, 53 years after he was arrested and convicted of the assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, finding that he was no longer a threat to society, according to Sirhan’s brother, one of Kennedy’s sons and …

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