Nation: Road Show for a Relic?

Massachusetts Democratic Senator Teddy Kennedy thought he had a fine idea. Why not move the U.S.S. Constitution-"Old Ironsides"-from its berth at Boston Naval Shipyard's Pier 1 to New York next summer so that millions visiting the World's Fair could see the famed frigate?

But no sooner had Teddy floated his notion at a Boston news conference than he was caught up in a battle almost as fierce as that in which the Constitution sank the British warship Guerriere in 1812. Protested Massachusetts' Republican Senator Leverett Saltonstall: "We are proud of Old Ironsides, and she...

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