pictory: Edward (Ted) Kennedy on the US Hostage Crisis in Iran (1980)


pictory: Edward (Ted) Kennedy on the US Hostage Crisis in Iran (1980)
by Darius Kadivar

Veteran US Senator Edward Kennedy, the brother of former President John F Kennedy, has died at 77, after a long battle with a brain tumour. Here are footages of his 1980 Presidential campaign running against Jimmy Carter.

See BBC Report Here

Democrats for Reagan (1980 Political Commercial)

1980 DNC: Divided party limps toward the fall

Senator Edward Kennedy interview from 1964 ( At Kennedy Presidential Library)

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From JFK's conspiring to replace the Shah by his head of SAVAK, General Teymour Bakhtiar and later forcing Ali Amini upon him to Ted Kennedy's striking a secret deal (later exposed) with Khomeini's top aide, Ayatollah Sadooghi, in a bid to release the US hostages and pave the way for his democratic nomination in 1980 elections, the Kennedy brothers never acted in the interest of Iran and Iranians.