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1965 Immigration Bill Changed Face of America

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As a first-term senator, Ted Kennedy championed the rewriting of America’s restrictive immigration laws drafted in the 1920s. Fighting hard for the Immigration and Nationality…read more

Ted Kennedy in His Own Words

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Senator Edward Kennedy, who died Tuesday of a malignant brain tumor at age 77, was one of the nation’s most prominent senators for nearly five…read more

Kennedy Promotes Health Care for Seniors in 1960s Ad

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In this advertisement from his first Senate campaign in the 1960s, late Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy advocates for universal health care for senior citizens, also…read more

Founder of the Special Olympics Dies at 88

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister to President John F. Kennedy and Senator Edward Kennedy, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Shriver, part of one of…read more

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