European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jun 9 1968, Page 1

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 9, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseAmhi a Good and decent man9 Kennedy eulogized Eulogy sen. Edward Kennedy Eulo gives his brother Robert in St. Patrick so Cathedral in new York City. President and mrs. Johnson Are seated on the aisle in the second Row. Behind the president is Rufus Youngblood head of the Whitehouse secret service detail. Earl Warren chief Justice of the supreme court sits behind Youngblood. Mayor John Lindsay of new York City is the first person clearly visible Between the rows of candles flanking the casket. A photo Roy seized in London on Canada s tip Nap _ j a James T charged with con racy and murder in the Tanta of or. Pyard 1 apr non col. 1 Sirhan array los Angeles up Swarthy Sirhan Bishara Sirhan Friday was indicted for the assassination of sen. Robert f. Kennedy and later arraigned under super Security precautions in a jail convicted the 24-year-old native of Jordan could be executed in the state Gas first degree in u r cd e r indictment was voted by Tholos Angeles county grand jury after a Clay Long hearing. Sirha also was indicted on five counts of assault with intent to commit murder. For Sirhan the arraignment was his first Public appearance since enraged Kennedy part members and hotel workers seized him in a wild Melee Ashe tousle haired senator slumped to the floor with bullets in his head and shoulder. Sirhan was brought into the third floor c h a p e 1 in a wheel chair. He had a Bandage on his left ankle which was sprained during his he told the court lie could t Al Ord an attorney the Public it fender was formally assigned to handle his s next court proceeding was set for june 28 at 9 he will be asked to enter a plea to the 200 newsmen and officers crowded into the Chapel sir Han s wheelchair was pushed up to the was so tight that Many officers including police Captain had to surrender their pistols. All newsmen were risked before entering the Superior court judge Arthur l. Alarcon read his name Sirhan corrected the pronunciation. Alarcon called him sir Halm and the defendant said he was asked if he had Money for counsel sir Hun replied no lengthy indictment was read count by count by Deputy disc. Ally. John Howard an the Jurist appointed two psychiatrists to examine Sirhan at the request of the Public defender. When a representative of the american civil liberties Union said Sirhan wanted to be represented by counsel other than the Public defender the judge said this was not the j proper time to consider thei request. When Sirhan was asked bythe Jurist if the arrangements were agreeable to him he replied in u firm voice yes psychiatrists named Liy Alarcon were drs. Eric Marcus and Edward Steinbook

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