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Published on Dec 8, 2012
RFKinEKY's 2004 reenactment of Robert Kennedy's early morning speech on the Letcher County Courthouse steps in Whitesburg, just like in 1968, with participation of the Whitesburg High School band. The visit was part of a 2-day tour through eastern Kentucky, which purpose was to examine the outcomes of the first wave of "war on poverty" legislation with the people it most affected. RFK in EKY, The Robert F. Kennedy Performance Project, (2004) is a series of public conversations and art activities centered around the real-time, site-specific, intermedia performance recreating Robert Kennedy's 1968 two-day, 200 mile "poverty tour" of south-eastern Kentucky.