Family portrait of American politician Robert Kennedy (1925 - 1968), his wife Ethel Kennedy (nee Skakel), and their children, as they stand on the steps outside their home, McLean, Virginia, March 1958. Pictured are, Robert Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, who holds infant Michael (1958 - 1997), and, the children from left, Kathleen (later Kathleen Kennedy Townsend), Joseph II, Courtney (later Courtney Kennedy Hill), Robert Jr, and David (1955 - 1984).

Family portrait of American politician Robert Kennedy (1925 - 1968), his wife Ethel Kennedy (nee Skakel), and their children, as they stand on the steps outside their home, McLean, Virginia, March 1958. Pictured are, Robert Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, who holds infant Michael (1958 - 1997), and, the children from left, Kathleen (later Kathleen Kennedy Townsend), Joseph II, Courtney (later Courtney Kennedy Hill), Robert Jr, and David (1955 - 1984).

Bobby and Ethel and their 7 (at the time) children...Boys (L-R) RFK Jr, David, Michael, Joe II. Girls (L-R) Kathleen, Kerry, Courtney

Bobby and Ethel and their 7 (at the time) children...Boys (L-R) RFK Jr, David, Michael, Joe II. Girls (L-R) Kathleen, Kerry, Courtney

Robert Kennedy With His Children and Niece Caroline and Nephew, John Jr..After JFK's Tragic Assassination, RFK Took A Strong Fatherly Role In the Lives of His Fatherless Niece & Nephew...Sadly, They Had His Guidance For Less Than Five Years Until He Met The Sad, Sad Fate...America's, and These Precious Childrens' Great Losses...

Robert Kennedy With His Children and Niece Caroline and Nephew, John Jr..After JFK's Tragic Assassination, RFK Took A Strong Fatherly Role In the Lives of His Fatherless Niece & Nephew...Sadly, They Had His Guidance For Less Than Five Years Until He Met The Sad, Sad Fate...America's, and These Precious Childrens' Great Losses...

Heartbreak...RFK's death...And, It Happens Yet Again...Less Than Five Years After His Older Brother...Jackie's Grief Is Certainly Apparent...Bobby Was Her Strength & Second Father To Her Two Children...June 1968...

Heartbreak...RFK's death...And, It Happens Yet Again...Less Than Five Years After His Older Brother...Jackie's Grief Is Certainly Apparent...Bobby Was Her Strength & Second Father To Her Two Children...June 1968...

Ethel Skakel married Robert Kennedy June 17, 1950.  She was pregnant with their eleventh child when her husband was murdered June 5, 1968 while he was campaigning for President. She has not remarried.

Ethel Skakel married Robert Kennedy June 17, 1950. She was pregnant with their eleventh child when her husband was murdered June 5, 1968 while he was campaigning for President. She has not remarried.

Kennedy Family Leaving on a Plane  Democratic presidential nominee, John F. Kennedy waves as he boards a plane enroute to his Massachusetts home. On the ramp with Kennedy are Robert Kennedy, his brother and campaign manager (L) Mrs. R. Kennedy (R) the children are Joseph Kennedy II, Robert Shriver, Kathleen Kennedy and bottom row are Bobby Kennedy and David Kennedy.  Date :July 17, 1960.✿❤✿❤✿❤✿❤✿

Kennedy Family Leaving on a Plane Democratic presidential nominee, John F. Kennedy waves as he boards a plane enroute to his Massachusetts home. On the ramp with Kennedy are Robert Kennedy, his brother and campaign manager (L) Mrs. R. Kennedy (R) the children are Joseph Kennedy II, Robert Shriver, Kathleen Kennedy and bottom row are Bobby Kennedy and David Kennedy. Date :July 17, 1960.✿❤✿❤✿❤✿❤✿

Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and  resistance. - Robert F. Kennedy

Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. - Robert F. Kennedy

McLean, Virginia  1968,  Robert Kennedy with 9 of his children at their Hickory Hill home.  It's the last weekend with his family before going on the campaign trail.

McLean, Virginia 1968, Robert Kennedy with 9 of his children at their Hickory Hill home. It's the last weekend with his family before going on the campaign trail.

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