Ted Kennedy Memories: Bob Packwood Shares A Couple


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Former U.S. Sen. Bob Packwood (R-Ore.) served with the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass) for more than 25 years in the U.S. Senate. So we asked Packwood this morning about his memories of Kennedy. Packwood shared two recollections. On the political side, Packwood lauded Kennedy for his ability to compromise, or as Packwood put it, Kennedy "could understand the necessity of taking half-loaves." ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 HANK STERN

Here's One Memory of Ted Kennedy. What's Yours?


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Sen. Ted Kennedy, who died last night, led a life obviously both accomplished and troubled. But beyond the obvious signposts of the highs as the "Lion of the Senate" and the lows of Chappaquidick (and of course now the way Democrats will use his death as an impetus to pass real health care reform), I first realized the depth of the connection he and his family's legacy had in 1980. That's when ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 HANK STERN

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