Edward Kennedy, 1932-2009

Last lion : the fall and rise of Ted Kennedy

by the team at the Boston Globe, Bella English ... [et al.] ; edited by Peter S. Canellos.

Biography, Nonfiction, Politics

The complete biography of one of the most powerful men in American politics, and his personal redemption from the disappointing member of a grand dynasty to a sage in the Senate and the patriarch of a broken family


The Kennedy legacy : Jack, Bobby and Ted and a family dream fulfilled

Vincent Bzdek.

Biography, History, Nonfiction, Politics

John, Robert, and Ted Kennedy's individual stories can be seen as essentially one, each successive brother striving to fulfill the interrupted promise of the brother before. The closing of Ted Kennedy's chapter in America's political and cultural life means that, for the first time perhaps, the real measure of the Kennedy legacy can finally be taken. This is a story of a brotherhood in three acts: Act I is John F. Kennedy's presidency, as seen fr...



The Senator : my ten years with Ted Kennedy

Richard E. Burke, with William and Marilyn Hoffer.

Nonfiction, Politics


Senatorial privilege : the Chappaquiddick cover-up

Leo Damore.

Politics, Nonfiction

An eye-opening account of how Ted Kennedy was able to put himself above the law and how the death of Mary Jo Kopechne was trivialized by the rush to protect Kennedy's career and cover-up the facts about the accident at Chappaquiddick.


Death at Chappaquiddick

by Thomas L. Tedrow and Richard L. Tedrow.

Nonfiction, Politics