Paul Schrade was shot and wounded at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968 when Robert F Kennedy was assassinated. Photo: TNS
Paul Schrade was shot and wounded at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968 when Robert F Kennedy was assassinated. Photo: TNS

Union leader shot in the head at Senator Robert F Kennedy assassination dies aged 97

  • Paul Schrade was among five people who were wounded but survived the June 1968 shooting of the younger brother of slain President John F Kennedy
  • Schrade rose through the ranks of the United Automobile Workers Union and was deeply involved in civil rights causes, including efforts to unionise farmworkers

Paul Schrade was shot and wounded at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968 when Robert F Kennedy was assassinated. Photo: TNS
Paul Schrade was shot and wounded at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968 when Robert F Kennedy was assassinated. Photo: TNS
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