Nation: Pressure, Pressure ...

"This is Ted Kennedy," said the voice over the telephone.

"No, it isn't," replied the female delegate to Massachusetts' Democratic convention.

"Yes, it is."

"If you are, then tell me the date of the President's birthday."

With that, the voice, which was indeed Ted Kennedy's, whispered in a frantic aside to aides standing near by: "When's the President's birthday? Is it the 27th or the 29th?"

Said an aide: "I don't remember."

Said the voice to the woman delegate: "May 27th."

"No, it isn't," said she, and slammed the receiver down.

That was one vote that Teddy Kennedy...

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