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"Washington is broken" is a common statement, most often heard during election years. In what ways did Robert Kennedy feel Washington to be broken?

Was Kennedy's tenure as Attorney General successful or not? Support your position with specific examples.

Robert Kennedy committed himself to improving the conditions of blacks, Hispanic migrant workers, Native Americans, and any others living in poverty. As Attorney General, what resources were available to him to pursue these goals? What forces served to block his activities in these areas? As President, how could he have perhaps been more successful?

Robert Kennedy's opposition to the Vietnam War was two-fold: first, innocent civilians, particularly women and children, were killed and maimed by U.S. military strikes, and U.S. troops were dying for a war that could not be won; second, the war effort was to support a corrupt, ineffective government which refused to give...

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