Oral History

Ronald E. Chinitz

Chinitz volunteered for John F. Kennedy’s 1960 campaign and Robert Kennedy’s 1968 campaign. He was in the Embassy Ballroom at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968, when Sen. Kennedy was assassinated. An active Kennedy collector for several decades, his collection includes political memorabilia and rare assassination-related materials. Recorded September 15, 2016.