VPR coverage of Senator Edward Kennedy

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VPR and NPR coverage of the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

Programming on Wednesday August 26, 2009

10AM On Point Tom Ashbrook and his guests Gerald Seib, Senator Judd Gregg, Martin Nolan, Ross Baker, and Jack Beatty remember Senator Kennedy.

12PM Vermont Edition Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy remembers his friend and colleague.

3PM Fresh Air broadscast an interview with Senator Kennedy from 2006.

7PM NPR News Special hosted by Linda Wertheimer.

VPR Coverage

Senator Patrick Leahy remembers Edward Kennedy

Vermont’s longtime senator, Patrick Leahy, called Ted Kennedy a good friend. He spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm and recalled his first memory of Kennedy as a colleague.

Listen to the interview here »


VPR Interview: Author Peter S. Canellos on Ted Kennedy

VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb talks with Peter Canellos, Boston Globe Washington
Bureau Chief and editor of  the book: "Last Lion-the Fall and
Rise of Ted Kennedy" about Edward Kennedy’s life in this archived
interview. (from March 2009)

Listen to the interview here »


NH’s Gregg cherishes friendship with Kennedy »

NH governor praises Kennedy’s work in Senate »

Leahy remembers Kennedy as a close friend and gifted legislator »

VPR Commentary: A monumental legacy »

Additional NPR Coverage

Timeline: Edward M. Kennedy: A Life Of Service

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