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A celebrated Andy Warhol silkscreen of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. A celebrated Andy Warhol silkscreen of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. (Andy Warhol)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Correspondent / September 1, 2009

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WASHINGTON - In the spring of 1970, months after Mary Jo Kopechne died in Ted Kennedy’s car at Chappaquiddick, graphic designer George Lois produced an Esquire magazine cover depicting the senator in a Santa Claus hat, the same innocent headgear Lois had used seven years earlier to ironically crown Sonny Liston, the boxer whom most of middle-class America saw as ... (Full article: 1325 words)

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