Boston Globe Prepares for End of Teddy Kennedy Era

Editors and reporters are finishing a biography of the liberal lion.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Sen. Edward Kennedy's hometown paper, the Boston Globe, seems to be preparing for the end of the Teddy Kennedy era. Editors and reporters are putting the finishing touches on a mostly glowing biography of the liberal lion. Ted Kennedy, Scenes from an Epic Life ($28), is due out March 3. We've seen a copy, and it is a walk through modern Democratic history from Kennedy's viewpoint, featuring many Kennedy clan shots. The 208-page book devotes just two pages of words and two of pictures to the tragic 1969 Chappaquiddick accident in which Mary Jo Kopechne died after Kennedy's car flipped into a Martha's Vineyard channel.

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