In the early days of 1968 Robert F. Kennedy announced he would not run for the Democratic nomination for president, inspiring writer Pete Hamill to pen a letter pleading with the New York Senator to reconsider: "You should run because if you won, the country might be saved … I don't think we can afford five summers of blood." In this web exclusive, Hamill reads his letter to correspondent Jim Axelrod, and also recalls witnessing the assassination of RFK a few months later.
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