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Author: Edward M Kennedy; John Bedford Lloyd; Ron Powers; Hachette Audio (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Hachette Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Edward M. ("Ted") Kennedy, was first elected as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts in 1962, after playing a key role in his brother John's Presidential campaign." In 2004 he began interviews at the Miller Center of the Univ. of Virginia for an oral history project about his life. Since then he has drawn from his fifty years of contemporaneous notes from personal diaries and worked closely on this book with ... Ron  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Edward M Kennedy; Edward M Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Kennedy; John Bedford Lloyd; Ron Powers; Hachette Audio (Firm)
ISBN: 9781600247545 1600247547
OCLC Number: 435681162
Notes: Compact discs 1 and 17 are enhanced compact discs.
"Includes a PDF file of historical photographs from Ted Kennedy's life and an exclusive video interview with the Senator."--Container.
Credits: Produced by John McElroy; directed by Scott Sherrat and John McElroy.
Performer(s): Read by John Bedford Lloyd.
Description: 17 sound discs (ca. 17 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Computer (PC & Mac compatible) with CD-ROM drive required to access pdf file on disc 1, bibliography pdf file on disc 17, and bonus video (ca. 6 min.) (VLC media .mov file) on disc 17.
Contents: The torch --
Family. Safe harbor ; No crying in this house ; Wartime London ; Boarding school boy ; The Harvard screwup --
Brotherhood. Kennedy for President ; Becoming a politician ; The New Frontier ; Drinks with the Senator ; 1963 ; Falling to earth ; Thunder ; Bobby --
On my own. the shock of silence ; The hospital ; Nixonian radicals ; Backlash in Boston ; Sailing against the wind ; The Reagan years ; The family business --
Renewal. the woman who changed my life ; Campaigning for political survival ; The Clinton years ; The living Rose ; Senator ; Perseverance.
Responsibility: Edward M. Kennedy.

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For the first time, one of America's greatest leaders tells his personal story - of his legendary family, politics, and fifty years at the centre of national events  Read more...

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