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.

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It airs on PBS August 22.

Former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall is from South Africa.

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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.

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Listen to the interview: