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Ted Kennedy’s Life And Legacy

Sen. Kennedy And President Obama
Sen. Kennedy And President Obama
Sen. Ted Kennedy with Barack Obama during an Obama for President rally at American University in Washington, D.C., January 28, 2008 (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)
Sen. Kennedy Talks With Reporters
Sen. Kennedy Talks With Reporters
Sen. Ted Kennedy spoke to reporters outside his Hyannisport home in May 2008, days after being diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. (WBZ)
Kennedy Siblings
Kennedy Siblings
A young Ted Kennedy poses with his siblings in 1941. (L-R) Eunice, Bobby, Teddy, and Jean Kennedy. (AP)
Kennedy Brothers
Kennedy Brothers
Edward Kennedy, then a student at the University of Virginia, with his brothers John F. Kennedy, then a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, and Robert F. Kennedy, then chief counsel to the Senate Rackets Committee. (AP)
Edward & Joan Marry
Edward & Joan Marry
Edward Kennedy and Joan Bennett are married on Nov. 11, 1958 at St. Joseph's Church in Bronxville, NY. (AP)
John and Ted
John and Ted
John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy in Hyannisport in July 1960. (AP)
Kennedys Go Skiing
Kennedys Go Skiing
Attorney General-elect Robert F. Kennedy and his brother Ted ski in Stowe, Vermont in December 1960. (AP)
Ted Kennedy Wins Senate Seat
Ted Kennedy Wins Senate Seat
Newly elected Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife Joan wave to party workers on November 6, 1962. Kennedy won the senate seat vacated two years earlier when his brother John was elected President. (AP)
Kennedy Brothers At White House
Kennedy Brothers At White House
In 1962 brothers Robert F. Kennedy, Edward Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy pose at the White House. (AP)
President Kennedy's Funeral Procession
President Kennedy's Funeral Procession
Widow Jacqueline Kennedy is flanked by her brothers-in-law Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy in the procession carrying the coffin of slain President John F. Kennedy. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy At JFK's Funeral
Sen. Kennedy At JFK's Funeral
Jacqueline Kennedy enters the church with her children Caroline and John F. Kennedy Jr., for the funeral of President John F. Kennedy. In the background is the President's brother, Sen. Ted Kennedy. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy With Wife Joan
Sen. Kennedy With Wife Joan
Kennedy with his wife Joan at New England Baptist Hospital in November 1964, after he was injured in a plane crash. (AP)
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Senator Ted Kennedy With Father
Sen. Ted Kennedy with his father, Joseph P. Kennedy at New England Baptist Hospital in December 1964, as senator Kennedy recovered from injuries suffered in a plane crash. (AP)
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Sen. Kennedy and Wife Joan In Vietnam
Sen. Kennedy and Wife Joan In Vietnam
Sen. Ted Kennedy and his wife Joan arrive in Vietnam in October 1965. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy With Carl Yastrzemski
Sen. Kennedy With Carl Yastrzemski
Sen. Ted Kennedy and Vice President Hubert Humphrey talk with Red Sox slugger Carl Yastrzemski at Fenway Park in September 1967. (AP)
Kennedy Brothers
Kennedy Brothers
Sen. Ted Kennedy and his brother, Sen. Robert Kennedy of New York sit together during a session of the Senate Labor Subcommittee in March 1967. (AP)
Funeral Of Robert F. Kennedy
Funeral Of Robert F. Kennedy
The casket of Robert F. Kennedy is carried to a grave site at Arlington National Cemetery on June 8, 1968. Edward Kennedy is second from the left. (AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy At Sen. Robert Kennedy's Funeral
Sen. Ted Kennedy At Sen. Robert Kennedy's Funeral
Ethel Kennedy is escorted by her brother-in-law Sen. Edward Kennedy at the funeral of her husband, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy Leaves Courthouse
Sen. Kennedy Leaves Courthouse
Kennedy leaves an Edgartown, Mass. courthouse in July 1969 after receiving a two month suspended sentence for failure to report the Chappaquiddick car accident that killed his aide Mary Jo Kopechne. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy and George McGovern
Sen. Kennedy and George McGovern
Kennedy introduces presidential nominee George McGovern to the party's delegates in Miami, on July 14, 1972. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Family
Sen. Kennedy and Family
Ted Kennedy Jr. is flanked by his parents Sen. Ted Kennedy and Joan Kennedy in West Palm Beach, Florida in December 1973. The young Kennedy lost a leg to bone cancer. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Barbara Walters
Sen. Kennedy and Barbara Walters
Sen. Ted Kennedy is interviewed by Barbara Walters in the Boston Public Garden on May 28, 1976. (AP)
Kennedy Family In China
Kennedy Family In China
Kennedy and his wife Joan pose with their children Ted Jr. and Kara at the Great Wall of China. (Photo from Ladies Home Journal/AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Coretta Scott King
Sen. Kennedy and Coretta Scott King
Kennedy and Coretta Scott King share a laugh before Kennedy spoke at a 50th birthday celebration of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in January 1979. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Wife Joan
Sen. Kennedy and Wife Joan
Kennedy and wife Joan accompany their son Ted Jr. at Wesleyan University in November 1979. (Photo by Bob Child/AP)
Sen. Kennedy
Sen. Kennedy
Kennedy withdraws his bid for president on day one of the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Kennedy had challenged incumbent President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy
Sen. Kennedy
Ted Kennedy speaks at the 1980 Democratic National Convention. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy
Sen. Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy and her children John F. Kennedy Jr. and Caroline stand with their uncle Ted Kennedy at John Jr.'s 1983 graduation from Brown University. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy and President Reagan
Sen. Kennedy and President Reagan
Senator Ted Kennedy and President Ronald Reagan during a 1985 fundraiser for the John F. Kennedy Library. (Photo by Charles Tasnadi/AP)
Sen. and Mrs. Kennedy
Sen. and Mrs. Kennedy
Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife Vicki in Hyannisport, 1992. (Photo by Susan Walsh/AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton
Sen. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton
Senator Ted Kennedy, Chairman of the Senate Labor Committee shows then-first lady Hillary Clinton to her seat as she prepares to testify before the committee in 1993. (Photo by Doug Mills/AP)
Sen. Kennedy, JFK Jr., Caroline Kennedy
Sen. Kennedy, JFK Jr., Caroline Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Caroline Kennedy at the Kennedy Library in Boston, 1996. (Photo by Charles Krupa/AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Kennedy speaks outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston, in May 1996. (Photo by Elise Amendola/AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy speaks at the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. (Photo by Ed Reinke/AP)
Sen. Kennedy At Nephew's Funeral
Sen. Kennedy At Nephew's Funeral
Kennedy, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger leave the funeral of Kennedy's nephew Michael Kennedy in January 1998. Michael Kennedy died in a skiing accident. (Photo by Robert Bukaty/AP)
Sens. Kennedy and McCain With Spouses
Sens. Kennedy and McCain With Spouses
Kennedy holds the Profile In Courage award, next to co-winner Sen. John McCain in May 1999. In the background, their spouses Vicki Kennedy and Cindy McCain. (Photo by Elise Amendola/AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy and US Rep Patrick Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy and US Rep Patrick Kennedy
Senator Ted Kennedy stands with his son, U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy on a boat off the coast of Martha's Vineyard on July 21, 1999. Navy divers were working to recover the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife and sister-in-law. (Photo by Charles Krupa/AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Vice President Gore
Sen. Kennedy and Vice President Gore
Vice President Al Gore shares a laugh with Senator Ted Kennedy, who endorsed Gore's presidential campaign in January 2000. (AP)
Sen. Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy
Sen. Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy
Senator Ted Kennedy and his niece, Caroline Kennedy, speak at the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. (Photo by Ron Edmonds/AP)
Sen. Kennedy and President Bush
Sen. Kennedy and President Bush
President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Kennedy speak in January 2002 about education reform. (Photo by Ron Edmonds/AP)
Sen. Kennedy and President Clinton
Sen. Kennedy and President Clinton
Kennedy and former President Bill Clinton share a laugh at the John F. Kennedy Library in 2003. (Photo by Steven Senne/AP)
Sens. Kennedy and Biden
Sens. Kennedy and Biden
Kennedy confers with Senator Joseph Biden during a 2003 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Patriot Act. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Kennedy speaks at George Washington University in 2004. (Photo by Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
Sens. Kennedy and Kerry
Sens. Kennedy and Kerry
Senator Ted Kennedy with fellow Massachusetts Senator, and then-Presidential Candidate John Kerry at a 2004 fundraiser in Boston. (Photo by Steven Senne/AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Kennedy during the confirmation hearings for Judge Samuel Alito, January 2006. (Photo by Susan Walsh/AP)
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Sen. Ted Kennedy
Kennedy speaks at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in New Mexico on January 31, 2008. (Photo by Toby Jorrin/AP)
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