Nation: To Sail Against the Wind

Kennedy charts a new course to revive his campaign

Surrounded by five aides, a dozen Secret Service men and two dozen reporters, Ted Kennedy stepped off a Delta airliner at Boston's Logan Airport last week and waved to a cheering crowd. While a high school band struck up the Beatles' song With a Little Help from My Friends, Kennedy grinned and shouted, "We're going up to Maine and then to New Hampshire and all the way through to California. Then we'll see who is going to whip whose what." Equally boisterous at his downtown headquarters, he told supporters that he had challenged...

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