Ted Kennedy’s New York Connections

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Kennedy at the 1980 Democratic National Convention.
Kennedy at the 1980 Democratic National Convention. Photo: Getty Images

He'll be justifiably remembered as more quintessentially Massachusetts than Jason Varitek eating a can of baked beans while wearing a tricornered hat, but Ted Kennedy also grew up and married in Westchester, saw his first child born there, and gave his most celebrated speech at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City. [City Room/NYT]