Ted Kennedy in Denver; Plans to Speak Tonight

Determined to address convention tonight
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 25, 2008 4:44 AM CDT
Ted Kennedy in Denver; Plans to Speak Tonight
Ted Kennedy, titan of the Democratic party, is expected to address the party's national convention in Denver.    (AP Photo/Toby Jorrin)

Democratic titan Ted Kennedy, who is battling brain cancer, is in Denver and plans to address the Democratic National Convention tonight, reports the Boston Globe. The Kennedy clan is gathering for what is certain to be an emotionally powerful and highly symbolic moment. Doctors are concerned that Kennedy's immune system may be too compromised to make an appearance, but friends say the senator is determined to speak.
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