The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 20 Episode 39

June 9, 1968: Robert F. Kennedy Tribute - Dionne Warwick, Charlton Heston

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 09, 1968 on CBS
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June 9, 1968: Robert F. Kennedy Tribute - Dionne Warwick, Charlton Heston
AIRED:
Tribute Show - National Day Of Mourning for Robert F. Kennedy
Music:
--Dionne Warwick - "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"
--Duke Ellington - "David Dance Before the Lord" (tap dancer Bunny Briggs plays David)
--Richard Harris - "Camelot"
--Ed Ames - "Who Will Answer?"
--Kate Smith - "Lord's Prayer"
--Robert Goulet - "The Impossible Dream"
--Sergio Franci - "You'll Never Walk Alone" (with Welsh Choir)
--West Point Glee Club - "America the Beautiful" (poem)
--Shirley Verrett - "Oh, Glory"
--Doodletown Pipers - "What The World Needs Now Is Love" & "For What It's Worth."
Also appearing:
--Charlton Heston - reads Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address.
--McNiff Irish Dancers (dancers perform traditional Irish Step Dance)
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    Bern Bennett

    Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

    Ed Sullivan

    Ed Sullivan

    Host

    Ralph Paul

    Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

    Art Hannes

    Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

    Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Himself

    Guest Star

    Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick

    Herself

    Recurring Role

    Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Himself

    Recurring Role

    Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington

    Himself

    Recurring Role

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