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Kennedy Death / The Procession / A Discussion #944490

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 2009
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live picture of Jesse Jackson & others viewing the casket of Senator Edward Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston shown.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) Kennedy's journey from Hyannis Port to Boston reviewed; scenes shown from along the motorcade route of thousands of citizens saying goodbye. [Mourners Tamra DEMALO†, four PEOPLE - react.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & John King about today's events. [GERGEN - talks about Teddy, Hyannis Port, the Kennedys, the people along the route; speculates about his death being a catalyst for health care reform: that President Obama has a small window to rally Democrats.] [At the library, KING - comments on the events going on in tribute to Kennedy; speculates about whether state law will be changed to name a successor to Kennedy as a temporary senator.] Other material: [Nephew Bobby KENNEDY, Jr. - talks about Teddy's life.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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