Press: Covering Teddy

Asking the question again

On a visit to Boston, Senator Ted Kennedy was cornered by a local television reporter. With mike in hand, she dutifully asked the question, and Kennedy coolly responded with the answer. Yes, he had every expectation that President Carter would be renominated, he said, and yes, he fully intended to support him. The reporter was disappointed. "I've heard that answer before," she groused off-camera. "Oh, uh, that's all right," smiled Kennedy, "I, uh, T've heard the question before too."

So he has. And, as Reporter James Wooten points out in...

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