DOCUMENT DUMP: FBI Releases Ted Kennedy’s File

NEW YORK TIMES: Senator Kennedy once wrote to the Los Angeles district attorney, asking him not to seek the death penalty for Sirhan B. Sirhan, who assassinated his brother, Robert F. Kennedy. One F.B.I. file suggests that the feeling was not mutual. It recounts the unsubstantiated claims of an inmate who served prison time with Mr. Sirhan, and who said that Mr. Sirhan tried to hire him to kill Senator Kennedy. “He advised during this time subject offered him one million dollars and a car in exchange for killing Senator Kennedy,” according to the file. Another file dealt with character […]

BREAKING: Ted Kennedy Is Dead

BOSTON GLOBE: Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who carried aloft the torch of a Massachusetts dynasty and championed a liberal ideology during almost a half century in the Senate, but whose personal and political failings may have prevented him from realizing the ultimate prize of the presidency, died Tuesday night at his home in Hyannis Port. He was 77 and had been  Senator Edward M. Kennedy battling brain cancer.  Senator Edward M. Kennedy Overcoming a history of family tragedy, which included the assassinations of a brother who was president and another who sought to occupy the White House, Kennedy seized on […]