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RFK’s family should release his papers

For years, the family of the late Robert F. Kennedy has jealously guarded his papers, insisting they represent only his personal communications. Now, the Globe’s Bryan Bender has reported that the trove of documents the family is keeping from public view actually contain papers relating to official business during his time as attorney general under his brother, John F. Kennedy, including possible covert activities.

It is time for them to become public.

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