Share Your Memories: Senator Edward Kennedy Dies, Age 77

August 26th, 2009

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the last surviving brother of an American political dynasty, died late Tuesday night at age 77. Kennedy struggled with a malignant brain tumor for much of the past year. Known as the “liberal lion” of the Senate, Kennedy’s career in politics has touched the lives of countless New Yorkers over the course of his 47 years on Capitol Hill.

Watch a video tribute to Senator Kennedy from the 2008 Democratic National Convention, and his endorsement of Barack Obama for president.

Watch a conversation with Senator Kennedy on Charlie Rose from 2005. Kennedy talks about his vision for America.

Watch a retrospective of Sen. Kennedy and the Kennedy political dynasty on The American Experience.

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