ROBERT F. KENNEDY - APPLICATION SIGNED - HFSID 179356
Sale Price $1,360.00
ROBERT F. KENNEDY
Robert F. Kennedy signs a document for Hungarian visas or transit-visas by persons of foreign nationality.
Partly Printed Document Signed: "Robert F. Kennedy," 2p, 8½x11, front and verso. New York, no date but probably late 1950s. "Questionnaire" in Hungarian and English, "Application for Hungarian visas or transit-visas by persons of foreign nationality." Filled out by typewriter, providing required information on his profession ("Lawyer Washington, D.C."), place and date of birth ("Boston, Massachusetts-Nov. 20, 1925"), purpose of visit to Hungary ("Journalistic purposes"), length of proposed stay in Hungary ("Two or three days"), date of passport expiration ("Dec. 9, 1962"), in case of transit-visa, the country of destination ("By automobile from Yugoslavia"), and other facts. Stamped in upper left: "Cosmos Travel Bureau, Inc." with address and telephone number. ROBERT F. KENNEDY made a name for himself as Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor or Management Field (1957-1960) investigating such labor leaders as Jimmy Hoffa. He left the office to successfully manage his brother John's presidential campaign in 1960, and served as President Kennedy's Attorney General (1961-1963) and as President Johnson's Attorney General (1963-1964). "Bobby" was elected U.S. Senator from New York in 1964, serving from 1965 until he was assassinated in Los Angeles in June 1968, just moments after declaring victory in the California presidential primary. Stained staple holes at upper left corner, nicked at right edge, lightly creased, two stray brown ink marks at box #12. Overall, fine condition.
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