Teddy's Legacy

The life, work and legacy of Ted Kennedy are vivid reminders that it is possible to remain passionate and committed to one's worldview and still inspire love, respect and gratitude from those in opposition [Sept. 7]. Through Kennedy's example, we can see that graciousness and a spirit of compromise can accomplish wonderful things and that lives can be redeemed at any point. Limbaugh, Coulter, Beck and others, take note. Ron Kuhlmann, DANVILLE, CALIF.

When I recently heard Kennedy was dying, my thoughts went immediately to Mary Jo Kopechne, the 28-year-old schoolteacher and former assistant to his brother Bobby who...

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