1979 15¢ Robert F. Kennedy
Issue Date: January 12, 1979
City: Washington, D.C.
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Engraved
U.S. #1770 commemorates the life of Robert Francis Kennedy, a prominent political figure. Kennedy served as a U.S. Senator and U.S. Attorney General.
Like his brother, John F. Kennedy, Robert was killed by an assassin's bullet. He was shot in 1968, after winning the California presidential primary.
The stamp design was taken from a family photo suggested by Mrs. Ethel Kennedy.