In this historic memoir, the late Ted Kennedy takes us inside his family, re-creating life with his parents and brothers and explaining their profound impact on him. For the first time, he describes his heartbreak and years of struggle in the wake of their deaths. Through it all, he describes his work in the Senate on the major issues of our time - civil rights, Vietnam, Watergate, the quest for peace in Northern Ireland - and the cause of his life: improved health care for all Americans
"A Walk through the 20th Century"
Edward Kennedy, the senior United States senator from Massachusetts, speaks on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, August 25, 2008.
For decades Americans have turned to LIFE magazine to see, understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. The magazine now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. This book includes a Foreword by the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene, and several others.
Senator Ted Kennedy and his dog, Splash, invite children along on a typical whirlwind day on Capitol Hill. This witty and very informative behind-the-scenes look features the voice of Senator Kennedy as himself.
For the first time, one of America's greatest leaders tells his personal story - of his legendary family, politics, and 50 years at the centre of national events. Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family.
With a Senate career that has spanned more than four decades, Edward M. Kennedy has become one of the strongest voices in American politics. In America Back on Track, he argues that America is at a crossroads, having reached a point where it has departed more deeply from its fundamental ideals than at any time in its modern history.