are Peter Ueberroths Connections
to the RFK assassination?
In 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy was murdered right after giving his California
presidential primary victory speech at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Orange Countys Richard Nixon would become president instead of the
Daryl Gates, an Orange County resident and chief of the LAPD, was in charge
of security. He removed all police from the scene claiming someone told
him that Kennedy did not want LAPD there. Gates would work closely with
Ueberroth in staging the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
Rafer Johnson, one of Kennedys bodyguards, hung back, allowing Sirhan
to charge Kennedy. Johnson was the first to get the murder weapon, though
it somehow got back into Sirhans hands. Strangely, Johnson refused
to hand over the weapon until he got to police headquarters, keeping it
in his pocket until hours later. Rafer Johnson would go on to work with
Peter Ueberroth at Ambassadors International, kind of ironic, seeing
the trauma he must have endured when his idol was shot down at the Ambassador
Hotel. Ueberroth would later pick Johnson to light the Olympic torch at
the L.A. Coliseum.
The armed security consisted of Thane Eugene Cesar. Cesar once said, I
definitely wouldnt have voted for Bobby Kennedy. His brother John
sold the U.S. down the river. He literally gave it to the Commies, the
minorities, the blacks. Cesar was an associate of Robert Maheu,
Howard Hughes personal attorney and the former president of the
Irvine Company. Peter Ueberroth was also president of Donald Brens
The first person to testify at S.S.s trial was Paul Ziffren. Ziffren
was the man instrumental in picking Ueberroth to head the Los Angeles
The trial of S.S. was really just a big USC trial. The lawyers, the judge,
the criminalist, the psychiatrists were all out of USC. Peter Ueberroth
is a life trustee of USC.
Southern California have wondered how Ueberroth, the owner of a small
travel agency, rose to so much prominence in such a short time, and its
interesting to note his connections to such a pivotal event in SoCal history.
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