In this June 1968 file photo, Sirhan Sirhan, right, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, is seen with his attorney Russell E. Parsons in Los Angeles.
February 10, 2016 7:21 AM EST

Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin will seek parole for the 14th time Wednesday morning — almost 48 years after he shot and killed the Democratic senator for New York.

Kennedy was shot on June 5, 1968, at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles just after he’d won the state’s Democratic presidential primary. The younger brother of President John F. Kennedy died the next day.

Sirhan B. Sirhan, a Christian-born Palestinian from Jordan who opposed Kennedy’s support for Israel, was wrestled to the ground with a gun in his hand and later convicted of the killing. He was sentenced to death, but the sentence was commuted…

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