Sen. Edward M. Kennedy speaks to a Chicago crowd in May 1972.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy at the Conrad Hilton March 9, 1980 with Mayor Jane Byrne and Joan Kennedy.
During his bid for the presidency in 1980, Kennedy rides the L and chats with Beverly White on the way to the Jefferson Park CTA terminal. White told reporters she would vote for Kennedy. “I couldn’t believe my eyes,” she said. “I think he’s the right one.”
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at La Hacienda Restaurant March 27, 1987. He sang in Spanish and gave Harold Washington’s candidacy for Chicago Mayor a strong endorsement before the Hispanic audience declaring, “One good term deserves another.”
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