SOURCE: Washington Monthly
Ted Kennedy Bios Show Liberalism's Trials, and its Necessity
by David Masciotra
As liberalism is under attack from the right and from a growing left, the author argues that recent biographies of Ted Kennedy illustrate the imperfections and trials of the idea, but show it's still the best option for organizing a free and fair society.
SOURCE: New York Times
2005 Diary Entry Shows Justice Alito Told Ted Kennedy He Respected Roe Precedent
In his pre-confirmation interview with the Senator, Alito claimed he wrote antiabortion legal memos because he wanted to please his bosses in the Reagan administration. This failed to reassure Kennedy, who voted against his nomination and wrote skeptically of the judge's integrity in his diary.
Neal Gabler's "Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour"
by James Thornton Harris
Neal Gabler's first volume of a biography of Ted Kennedy praises the long-serving senator as the driving force of a hugely consequential period of liberal legislative success. Those looking for gossip or consideration of his personal failures may be disappointed.
Mary Jo Kopechne’s Legacy
by William C. Kashatus
This weeks marks the 50th anniversary of the night Senator Edward M. Kennedy drove his black Oldsmobile off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island. His 28-year-old passenger was killed in the accident.
Health Care for All – A Cautionary Tale from the 1970s
by Richard Moe
If the ultimate goal is to expand affordable health care to every American, Jimmy Carter and Ted Kennedy offer important lessons.
The Senate’s Incomplete Hall of Fame
by Ronald L. Feinman
Three portraits should be added to the room the Senate uses to honor great members: John McCain, George Norris, and Ted Kennedy
What’s Wrong with “Chappaquiddick,” the Movie
by Mel Ayton
It passes off as fact the myth that Ted Kennedy allowed Mary Jo Kopechne to suffocate.
SOURCE: History channel
Ted Kennedy’s Chappaquiddick Incident
What really happened?
Why I Miss the Kennedys
by Walter G. Moss
We could use their mix of idealism and realism again.
Memo to Jimmy Carter: Ted Kennedy Didn't Sabotage Healthcare Reform
by Timothy Stanley
Carter’s claim that he was victimized overlooks the fact that he made liberals many promises that he betrayed.
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