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LAPD removes Kennedy death items from display
hosted ^ | Mar 3 | LINDA DEUTSCH

Posted on 03/03/2010 2:46:04 PM PST by JoeProBono

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Police Department apologized to the family of Robert F. Kennedy for exhibiting the tie, white shirt and black jacket the senator was wearing when he was assassinated in 1968.

After a complaint from the family, the LAPD removed the items from a display at a homicide investigators conference in Las Vegas.

"This is supposed to be a learning experience," Police Chief Charlie Beck told The Associated Press on Wednesday. "It wasn't intended to cause anyone grief or to be prurient or salacious in any way."

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: donutwatch; jpb; kennedy; kennedyfamily; lapd; leo; museum; rfk

1 posted on 03/03/2010 2:46:05 PM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

Who owns the items now?

Do the police still hold it as “evidence”?

Do they normally exhibit “evidence” for fun?


2 posted on 03/03/2010 2:48:04 PM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: JoeProBono

They are part of history.

There is no one left alive that even MET him, much less to feel “grief.”

This was a bad, bad decision and sets a bad precedent.


3 posted on 03/03/2010 2:48:48 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: freedumb2003

“There is no one left alive that even MET him”

This might be hyperbole...


4 posted on 03/03/2010 2:50:17 PM PST by Flightdeck (Go Longhorns)
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To: freedumb2003
There is no one left alive that even MET him,much less to feel "grief"

?????

His widow is still alive as well as most of his children; nephew and nieces.

5 posted on 03/03/2010 2:52:57 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: a fool in paradise

“Other items in the exhibit entitled “Behind the Scenes” included gloves and a knit cap from the O.J. Simpson murder trial and a rope tied around the neck of Sharon Tate and other weapons used when seven people were killed by the Manson family 40 years ago.

Debra Tate, the sister of Sharon Tate, said she and family members of other victims should have been notified in advance that evidence was going to be shown.”


6 posted on 03/03/2010 2:53:21 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Flightdeck

>>This might be hyperbole...<<

Very few. He was born in 1925 so today he would be 85 and, as a Kennedy, probably dying from liver disease. That leaves a small number of people who would are old enough to be his contemporary.

He died in 1968, 42 years ago. So the number of people who might have known him when he and they were adults is still a very small number.

I doubt any in his family remember him personally.


7 posted on 03/03/2010 2:56:02 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: Churchillspirit

>>His widow is still alive as well as most of his children; nephew and nieces.<<

I didn’t think she was still around — how old is she?


8 posted on 03/03/2010 2:56:49 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: freedumb2003

Born in 1928.


9 posted on 03/03/2010 2:59:42 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Churchillspirit

I have checked multiple sources, but this one had the best typeface: http://www.notablebiographies.com/Jo-Ki/Kennedy-Robert.html

They all say 1925 — but I may have leapt to early on my conclusion.


10 posted on 03/03/2010 3:03:40 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: Flightdeck; freedumb2003
This might be hyperbole...

Considering the source, I said it's just another collision with facts.

11 posted on 03/03/2010 3:04:59 PM PST by TankerKC (Law Enforcement IS Big Government.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Entered By:LAPD Headquarters
Entered On:Friday February 26th, 2010 :: 06:15 a.m. PST
Community “Behind the Scenes: The LAPD Homicide Experience” Exhibit at the Palms Casino Resort
WHAT: The Los Angeles Police Department to host the California Homicide Investigators Association 2010 Conference.

A unique aspect of the conference will be a first-ever “Behind-The-Scenes: The LAPD Homicide Experience,” a glimpse into some of the most notable homicides and critical incidents that occurred in Los Angeles over the past 100 years.

The Key West Ballroom will be transformed into a multimedia museum of photographs, video displays and actual evidence, some of which has never been seen in or outside of a courtroom.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 2nd (Media Preview)
4pm - 6pm

WHERE: Key West Ballroom
Palms Casino Resort
4321 West Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89103

INSIDE THE EXHIBIT: Evidence associated with the deaths of Marilyn Monroe & Senator Robert Kennedy1963 famous “Onion Field” case Evidence, pictures and video from the murders involving Charles Manson, O.J. Simpson, the Black Dahlia and more Bullet-riddled police car and suspect getaway vehicle from the nation’s most notorious bank-robbery-and-shootout in North Hollywood.

AVAILABILITY: The exhibit will be open to the public on March 3-4, 2010, from 10 am -7 pm


12 posted on 03/03/2010 3:05:42 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Churchillspirit

*doh* — the WIDOW. That makes her 82?

80 is the new 40 — who knows.

But still, I think the items are part of history and part of the public domain. Mr. Kennedy gave up a lot of “privacy” options when he decided to enter the public eye.

IMHO.


13 posted on 03/03/2010 3:05:45 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: JoeProBono; Revolting cat!

I wonder if they will release the video/film of the reputed Hollywood orgy attended by some of the Manson family and some of the Manson victims. It reportedly has shots of Sammi Davis Jr. and Mamma Cass in it (and Sammi admits he joined the Church of Satan for the orgies).


14 posted on 03/03/2010 3:12:03 PM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: freedumb2003

He didn’t need to give up his tie. “evidence” goes back to the family. Unless there is going to be an appeal for Sirhan Sirhan. In which case the evidence belongs in the vault where it is not subject to possible contamination.


15 posted on 03/03/2010 3:13:09 PM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: TankerKC
Considering the source, I said it's just another collision with facts.

And, I've had a collision with grammar and spelling. That should be:

Considering the source, I'd say it's just another collision with facts.

16 posted on 03/03/2010 3:15:44 PM PST by TankerKC (Law Enforcement IS Big Government.)
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To: JoeProBono
If LA can't put them on display, they should sell them on Ebay. I sure some sick Kennedyphile would pay millions.
17 posted on 03/03/2010 3:18:34 PM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: freedumb2003

Pity the LAPD did not preserve the door frame in the pantry (the one with the bullet holes in it) as well as they looked after Kennedy’s clothes.


18 posted on 03/03/2010 3:49:18 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: a fool in paradise
"and Sammi admits he joined the Church of Satan for the orgies"

So that was before or after he converted to Judaism in the mid-fifties? Perhaps he was a satanic-jew? I'm confused because the Manson thing happened in 1969 I believe, and Davis converted to Judaism in the mid-fifties so either he gave up Judaism and took up Satanism or what you wrote is complete and total bunk and you're probably citing some tabloid bs.
19 posted on 03/03/2010 3:50:34 PM PST by brent13a (You're a Great American! NO you're a Great American! NO NO NO YOU'RE a Great American! Nooo.....WTF?)
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To: Churchillspirit

>>Pity the LAPD did not preserve the door frame in the pantry (the one with the bullet holes in it) as well as they looked after Kennedy’s clothes.<<

I seem to recall some sort of controversy about that when they sold the Ambassador... At least the door wouldn’t have been so personal (still struggling with that one).


20 posted on 03/03/2010 3:55:23 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: Churchillspirit

21 posted on 03/03/2010 4:29:11 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: freedumb2003
There is no one left alive that even MET him

My cousin is still alive.

22 posted on 03/03/2010 4:41:43 PM PST by pbear8 (Climate change is a fraud like Obama)
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To: pbear8

>>My cousin is still alive.<<

My hyperbole has been called out. I hang my head in shame.

Over the top just ain’t what it used to be... ;)


23 posted on 03/03/2010 4:53:23 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: JoeProBono

Who are these “Kennedys” they mention in the story?


24 posted on 03/03/2010 5:23:57 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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After a complaint from the family, the LAPD removed the items from a display at a homicide investigators conference in Las Vegas.
Intercourse that whole intercoursing family.
25 posted on 03/03/2010 5:39:16 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: brent13a
what you wrote is complete and total bunk and you're probably citing some tabloid bs.

He was a swinger. he did it for the orgies in the 1960s.

26 posted on 03/04/2010 8:19:49 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: brent13a
Paul Krassner wrote about the reputed film linking members of the Manson family to the Hollyweird set. He mentioned the film as being in police holdings.

Manson ran in Hollywood circles. He knew musicians beyond just the Beach Boys. He also ran in drug circles.

Bob Crane filmed his own orgies.

Rob Lowe videotaped his activities.

Pamela and Tommy Lee videotaped their activities.

Chuck Berry videotaped his activities.

I don't claim that such a film exists or that the police hold it, but do not find the possibility to be “outrageous”.

PS. Anton LeVay was a police crime photographer awhile.

27 posted on 03/04/2010 8:25:02 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: a fool in paradise

If you can’t be a satanic swinger, what else is there for fun? (just kidding)


28 posted on 03/04/2010 8:33:58 AM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: freedumb2003; JoeProBono
Thanks for the pictures, Joe.

Almost as much controversy about the killing of RFK as that of his brother.

29 posted on 03/04/2010 11:48:24 AM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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