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Robert F. Kennedy assassinated 45 years ago this week (archival photos, video)

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This week is the 45th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The brother of President John F. Kennedy won the California Democratic primary on June 4, 1968, but just after midnight, he was shot by assassin Sirhan Sirhan.

Sirhan was immediately arrested. Kennedy died early on June 6 at the hospital.

Click through above to see photos of Kennedy in Los Angeles and the aftermath of his assassination from the L.A. Public Library's archives.

Watch video of CBS's coverage of the evening, beginning with Kennedy's primary victory, with chaos breaking out around the 46-minute mark as Kennedy was assassinated.

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