Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, 1932-2009 Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts — the scion of an American political dynasty who became an iconic liberal legislator — died Aug. 25 after battling brain cancer. Universally known as Teddy, he had served in the Senate since 1962.

Visitors line up to pay their respects at the gravesite of Sen. Edward Kennedy, a day after his burial in Arlington National Cemetery. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Visitors Line Up To Pay Respects At Kennedy Grave

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Rain, Tears At Boston's Farewell To Kennedy

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Part 1, Which Includes Recollections from JFK Library Chairman Paul Kirk Jr. and Joseph P. Kennedy

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Kennedy Had Close Ties To Funeral Church

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Crowds Pay Respects To Kennedy

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In this photo taken circa 1962, U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy (from left) talks with his brothers, U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy. Hulton Archive/Getty Images) hide caption

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Ted Kennedy: The Last Of A Family Power Dynasty

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Senator Kennedy Unique Force In Nation's Capitol

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Thousands Of Mourners File Past Kennedy's Casket

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Kennedy Remembered As Civil Rights Champion

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