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The Kennedy Corridos: Tragedy Revives a Genre

Frontera Newsletter   |   Friday, June 22, 2018

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. The slain presidential candidate was especially admired by the Mexican-American community, as was his martyred brother before him, President John F. Kennedy. That admiration was expressed poetically and emotionally in many songs written as tributes to the fallen leaders.

Read more in this week's post.