BOSTON (CBS) – As a young U.S. Senator in New York, Robert F. Kennedy traveled to South Africa in 1966.
A new film about his visit, entitiled, “RFK IN THE LAND OF APARTHEID: A Ripple of Hope,” contains never before seen footage of Kennedy.READ MORE: Plainville Firefighter In Coma After Contracting COVID-19
It airs on PBS August 22.
Former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall is from South Africa.READ MORE: How To Get An Appointment When COVID Vaccines Open For Mass. Residents 16+
As a young college student, she accompanied Kennedy and his wife on their trip.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Suzanne Sausville spoke to Marshall about the historic significance of that trip.MORE NEWS: Vehicle Inspections Will Resume At Most Massachusetts Locations Saturday
Listen to the interview: