RFK - Funeral Train and Final Resting Place

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, in New York City, was the scene of Bobby Kennedy’s funeral.  His remains were thereafter placed on a “funeral train,”which was greeted by many thousands of people on its journey to Washington, D.C.

Many, many crowds of people lined the tracks as the funeral train made its way to D.C.  A tragedy occurred while the train was en route.  Two people who wanted to greet those onboard, stepped onto the tracks.  They were both killed.

Bobby Kennedy now rests in Arlington Cemetery, not far from the grave of his much-loved brother Jack.

Media Credits

Clip from RFK, a film produced by David Grubin and aired on PBS’ American Experience.   Copyright, Grubin, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

Written and Directed by David Grubin

Produced by David Grubin and Sarah Colt

Narrated by Blair Brown

Music by Michael Bacon



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