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R. F. K. Must Die: The Assassination of Bobby Kennedy

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Synopsis

5 June, 1968: Robert Kennedy wins the California democratic primary and is set to challenge Nixon for the White House. Moments later, he is assassinated by 24-year-old Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan.

But even under hypnosis, Sirhan has never been able to remember the shooting and leading psychiatrists believe he was a 'Manchurian Candidate', hypnotically programmed to kill Kennedy.

Now, newly-discovered film and photographs appear to show three senior CIA operatives at the crime-scene, suggesting the CIA was behind the assassination.

A disturbing new investigative documentary based on O’ Sullivan’s reports for BBC Newsnight and The Guardian. Accompanying book to be published by a major US publisher on the 40th anniversary of the assassination in June, 2008.

Details

Year
2008
Type of film
Features
Running Time
139 mins
Format
DigiBeta
Director
Shane O' Sullivan
Producer
Shane O' Sullivan
Editor
Shane O' Sullivan
Director of Photography
George Dougherty
Music
Pyratek
Principal Cast
Robert Kennedy, Sirhan Sirhan, Munir Sirhan, Paul Schrade, Dr Herbert Spiegel, Sandra Serrano, Dr Herbert Spiegel, Bradley Ayers, Haynes Johnson, Wayne Smith, Ed Lopez, Robert Blair Kaiser, Lawrence Teeter, David Rabern, Evan Freed, Vincent Di Pierro, Michael McCowan

Production Company

E2 Films
46 Nichols Court
10 Cremer Street
London E2 8HR
UK

T +44 (0)20 7613 2639

shane.osullivan@virgin.net
http://www.rfkmustdie.com