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Eileen McNamara

Shades of 1960

By Eileen McNamara
January 31, 2008

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IN HIS endorsement of Barack Obama this week, Senator Edward M. Kennedy dismissed doubts about the Illinois senator's age and experience with a glancing reference to President Harry S. Truman's misgivings about another brash young senator who challenged party elders for the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 1960. (Full article: 704 words)

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