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A torch goes out: Edward Kennedy, Senate legend and last in a storied line of brothers

The Chicago Tribune, 27 August 2009
Publié le : 27 août 2009
 Calvin Woodward, Glen Johnson 

"HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) The greatest heights eluded Ted Kennedy over a lifetime of achievement and pain. No presidency. No universal health care, chief among his causes. "Instead, Kennedy built his Washington monument stone by stone, his imprint distinct on the Senate's most important works over nearly half a century. He toiled across the Potomac River from the graveyard of his fallen brothers. "The last of the Kennedys who fascinated the nation with their ambition, style, idealism, tragedies and sometimes sheer recklessness Edward Moore Kennedy died late Tuesday night at 77. A black shroud and vase of white roses sat Wednesday on his Senate desk, which John Kennedy had used before him."

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