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High life

50 years after Bobby Kennedy’s murder, the ‘deep state’ still reigns supreme

9 June 2018

9:00 AM

9 June 2018

9:00 AM

New York

 

This week 50 years ago saw the assassination of Robert Kennedy, a man I met a couple of times in the presence of Aristotle Onassis, whom some Brit clown-writer once dubbed Bobby’s murderer. (Bad books need to sell, and what better hook than a conspiracy theory implicating a totally innocent man?) I once witnessed Bobby, at a Susan Stein party, asking Onassis for funds — the 1968 election was coming up — and Ari showing Bobby his two empty trouser pockets.

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