Picks and Pans Review: Robert F. Kennedy: a Memoir

UPDATED 06/08/1998 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 06/08/1998 at 01:00 AM EDT

Discovery Channel (Sun., June 7, 8 p.m. ET)

As Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says in this documentary, it's the sense of "lost potential" that draws us to the memory of his father. Having evolved from a cold warrior and racket buster into a compassionate champion of the young, the poor and the disenfranchised, Robert Kennedy was murdered 30 years ago this month as he sought the Presidency. Drawing on interviews with friends and family members whose memories remain vivid and poignant, this admiring profile (coproduced by journalist Jack Newfield and based on his book of the same title) makes us grieve anew over the death of a man who was 42 but still growing.

Bottom Line: A moving tribute

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