I wasn’t alive during the 1960s when the triumphs and tragedies of the Kennedy family sparked an indelible mark of magic and mystique for the Kennedys on the American psyche.   Ted Kennedy was a link to that generation for my generation.   His death is not just a death of a senator, but an end of an era.


2008 DNC convention tribute to Teddy:

Kennedy delivered the eulogy for his brother Bobby in 1968.   His words could easily be applied to him: