Boston Globe Washington bureau chief Peter E. Canellos talks about his newspaper's new book Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.
By Up to Date, Feb 27, 2009
Kansas City , Mo. – The Massachusetts Senator failures were distressingly human - divorce, drinking, philandering - and grandiose. After living in the shadow of his older brothers John and Robert, Ted created his own, becoming the most successful senator of his generation, initiating and or helping to pass landmark legislation on immigration, gun control, education, health care, and civil rights.