A Senator’s Life: Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy

Boston magazine looks back at the man who transcended his family—and his all-too-human failings—to become a legend.

A Senator's Life

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The Best Kennedy
How the tragedies of Teddy’s life made him into one of America’s greatest senators.
By Chris Matthews

Living History
The liberal lion, remembered by those who knew him best.
By Francis Storrs

But the Dream Should Die
Why Ted Kennedy should be the last Kennedy we ever elect.
By Joe Keohane