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This is Ted Kennedy’s presidential concession speech to Jimmy Carter in 1980 on the floor of the Democratic Convention. It is widely recognized as the last of the famous Camelot speeches by the Kennedy’s.

This is just an excerpt. To hear the entire oration, and to see his appearance at the 2008 Democratic National Convention to support Obama’s nomination as Democratic candidate for President of the United States, please click on link below.

I’ve also posted his 2004 DNC speech which I watched live on my TV in my room in the YMCA hostel just off Central Park South West, New York, on my first and, as yet, only visit to the USA.

The 2004 DNC was held in Boston, where I had first set foot on American soil a few days earlier, and Kennedy’s speech contain many references to that wonderful city. (more…)

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