POLITICS: George and Teddy Harmonize

My brothers believed in the dignity of man. How can those who stood with them support a man whose agents used cattle prods and dogs against human beings in Alabama?

The words were those of Senator Edward Kennedy, spoken in 1968 about George Wallace, then a spoiler candidate for President. Last week, at a remarkable political hoedown in Decatur, Ala., a more conciliatory Kennedy delivered the principal speech at a ceremony honoring Governor Wallace with a patriotism award. The sight of Wallace and Kennedy sharing a Fourth of July platform bedecked with plastic...

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