Remembering the Lion

Moments from Ted Kennedy's funeral this weekend

Monday, August 31, 2009

Friends, colleagues and extended family gathered on Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Roxbury, Massachusetts, to pay their respects at the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy.  We listen to some of the most notable moments.

Watch part of Ted Kennedy Jr.'s speech at his father's funeral at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica church in Boston.

Contributors:

David J Fazekas

Comments [1]

Jessica Bennett

The many tributes to Senator Kennedy at his funeral and online remind us of what we have lost in the Senate. Few politicians have his intelligence or fierce moral convictions to help the poor and the disadvantaged. On our blog, Dana Sachs share a story about finding a transcript in her research for her forthcoming book on Operation Babylift, and how Senator Kennedy fought for humane treatment of orphans in American-funded orphanages in Viet Nam:

<a href="http://www.beaconbroadside.com/broadside/2009/08/dana-sachs-ted-kennedy-and-the-children-of-operation-babylift.html">Ted Kennedy and the Children of Operation Babylift</a>

Aug. 31 2009 12:38 PM

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