People, May 6, 1974

"I came here not to negotiate but to learn," said Senator Edward Kennedy, arriving in Russia. One of the first lessons he learned was not to poll his hosts on sensitive issues. Speaking at Moscow University, Ted asked his audience how much they thought the Soviet Union should spend on defense. His interpreter announced abruptly that the Senator was feeling ill. "I'm perfectly all right," protested Ted. Later, after a four-hour talk with Premier Leonid Brezhnev, Kennedy, with Wife Joan, Daughter Kara, 14, and Son Teddy Jr., 12, went out to meet the...

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