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Sirhan Bishara SIRHAN

 
 
 

 

April 25, 1969 - Condemned assassin Sirhan B. Sirhan listens intently to his Chief Defense Attorney,
Grant B. Cooper (right) as co-defense attorney Russell E. Parsons looks on before the defense
requested a postponement of the formal sentencing date of 5/14/69.

 

 

Los Angeles: Despite the plea for clemency from the family of slain Robert Kennedy, Sirhan B. Sirhan was
formally sentenced to death for the assassination of the Senator. The handwritten letter, signed by Senator
Edward Kennedy, stated in part, "My brother was a man of love and sentiment and compassion." He would
not have wanted his death to be the cause for the taking of another life."
Photo is a copy of the first and last page of the five page letter.

 

 

May 23, 1969 - San Quentin, CA- Sirhan Sirhan became Convict No. B21014 at San Quentin
Prison 5/23. Sirhan's official prison photo is shown here. The 25-year-old Arab immigrant,
under a death sentence for the murder of Senator Robert Kennedy, was taken from his
Los Angeles County jail cell and whisked to San Quentin.

 

 

 

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan

 

 

Soledad, California: Sirhan Sirhan, convicted killer of Senator Robert Kennedy, pleads his case before
the parole board on June 15, 1983. Last year the board rescinded a Sept. 1, 1984 parole date.
Photo shows a headshot of Sirhan Sirhan during the hearing.

 

 

Soledad, California: Sirhan Sirhan, convicted killer of Senator Robert Kennedy, pleads his case before
the parole board on June 15, 1983. A correctional officer from Soledad listens in the background.

 

 

March 27, 1986 - Soledad, CA- Sirhan Sirhan wipes his brow during his parole hearing
at the Soladad Correctional Training Facility.

 

 

March 27, 1986 - Soledad, CA- Convicted slayer of Robert Kennedy, Sirhan Sirhan, is shown
here during a parole board hearing where he was again denied freedom.

 

 

File photo of Sirhan Sirhan from 1997.

 

 

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan

 

 

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan

 

 

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan

 

 

Sirhan with his lawyer, William Pepper, during the Board of Parole Suitability hearing
at Pleasant Valley State Prison, California, on March 2, 2011.

 

 

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan: Pictured for the first time in 10 years, he appears more relaxed than ever
in this image of him laughing in court, revealing a missing tooth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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