Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, known as the "liberal lion of the Senate," and the last surviving brother of a fabled political dynasty, died late Tuesday at his home in Cape Cod after a year-long struggle with a malignant brain tumor.
Sen. Edward Kennedy, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in May, was honored during the opening night of the Democratic convention. Following is a transcipt of his remarks to the assembly.
Caroline Kennedy introduces a tribute to her uncle, the ailing Sen. Edward Kennedy, as part of the opening of the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
Sen. Edward Kennedy underwent surgery to treat a malignant brain tumor Monday, and his doctors said that the surgery was successful, according to a family spokeswoman.
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