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Historian Revisits RFK's 1968 Trip To Eastern Kentucky

Chicago Review Press

In the late winter of 1968 Democrat US Senator Robert Kennedy undertook a two day tour of Eastern Kentucky to gauge the progress of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and to test his antiwar and antipoverty message with Appalachian voters.  Now there’s a new book out on this important chapter in Kentucky and American political history.  WUKY's Alan Lytle recently sat down with award winning journalist Matthew Algeo – author of All This Marvelous Potential – Robert Kennedy’s 1968 Tour of Appalachia.

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