Robert Kennedy's Political Journey, And 'Dark Money' in Missouri

Jun 12, 2017

Robert Kennedy speaking in 1963 to a civil rights crowd in front of the Justice Department. Even after his brother's assassination, the senator "desperately wanted to be involved in the life of the nation," says John Bohrer.
Credit Warren K. Lefler / Library of Congress

In the years following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, his brother Robert forged a path of his own on the political front. Today, we discuss the pivotal years of Bobby Kennedy's life as he grappled with the past  while working toward a future of his own. Then, a new term is making waves in Missouri politics: "dark money." We discuss how restricted transparency in government is causing a heated debate in the state.