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Nightline #943518

ABC Special for Wednesday, Aug 26, 2009

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A broadcast of taped segments hosted by Terry Moran (ABC) re: Sen. Ted Kennedy, following his death today at age 77, including:
  • Taped segment with David Wright (ABC), Cokie Roberts (ABC), Sen. Kennedy, Rose Kennedy, and “Cape Cod Times” reporter Karen Jeffrey re: Sen. Kennedy’s lifelong connection to the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
  • Taped segment with Moran, Sen. Kennedy, Vice President Joe Biden, former Sen. Birch Bayh‡, Sen. Orrin Hatch‡, ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl, and Jessica Katz‡ re: Sen. Kennedy’s many friendships and acts of kindness.
  • Taped segment with Claire Shipman (ABC), Sen. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy’s granddaughter Maeve Townsend, Maeve’s sister Carrie‡, Robert Kennedy’s grandsons Joe and Matt Kennedy, and unidentified others re: the next generation of Kennedys.
  • A brief Closing Arguments segment with Moran re: Sen. Robert Byrd’s recommendation that Congress’s anticipated health care legislation be named for Sen. Kennedy.
  • Reporter(s):
    Wright, David;
    Shipman, Claire
    Duration:
    00:31:00

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