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An audio history of long-serving senator Ted Kennedy

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The Takeaway looks at the private drama that Ted Kennedy has had to deal with publicly: June 1968 Bobby Kennedy's assasination; July 1969 Guilty plea for leaving the scene of an accident, the Chappaquiddick incident; 1980 Bowed out as a presidential candidate at the Democratic National Convention; May 2008 War on cancer -diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor

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