1/24/1924 - 3/20/2015
Civil Rights Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Bob Kastenmeier
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Bob Kastenmeier, a liberal Democrat from Wisconsin whose 32 years in Congress were marked by his early and staunch opposition to the Vietnam War, died Friday. He was 91.
Kastenmeier, a World War II veteran who represented the liberal Madison area starting in 1959, had been suffering from heart problems and died at his home in Arlington, Virginia, said his wife Dorothy. She said her husband's main interest had always been world peace, "and I think the people will...