Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.

About the Institute

April 1, 2015

Recent news coverage of our dedication and opening

Read a selection of the 600+ news articles written regarding our dedication

Dedication Coverage

Boston Globe (front page): Obama, senators honor Kennedy at dedication - March 30, 2015

Wall St Journal: Kennedy Institute Unveils Replica of U.S. Senate Chamber

New York Times: Obama Praises Edward Kennedy, and Mourns the Loss of Collegiality - March 30, 2015

Associated Press: Obama challenges leaders to emulate Edward M. Kennedy at institute’s opening – March 30, 2015 (story ran in over 100 newspapers and media outlets)

USAToday: Obama, Biden to honor Ted Kennedy at institute opening – March 29, 2015

Washington Post: Obama, other dignitaries lionize Ted Kennedy and the Senate of the past - March 30, 2015

Evening News Broadcasts on Monday

NBC Nightly News: Obama, McCain Attend Opening of Ted Kennedy Institute – March 30, 2015

CBS Evening News: Ted Kennedy institute hopes to inspire future generation - March 30, 2015

Sunday Morning Political Talk Shows

Meet the Press: A Lion Remembered: The Edward M. Kennedy Institute – March 29, 2015

Face the Nation: Senators reflect on what made Ted Kennedy special – March 29, 2015

Fox News Sunday: Inside the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate – March 29, 2015

ABC This Week- Ted Kennedy’s Senate Showcase – March 30, 2015

Commemorative Magazines

Boston Globe: Capitol thinking at the Kennedy Institute - March 28, 2015

Parade Magazine; Growing Good Citizens – March 26, 2015

Boston Globe: Kennedy Institute as a tribute to democracy, not political royalty – April 02, 2015

Fast Company: In This Museum, You Don’t Learn About Senators. You Are A Senator. – April 03, 2015


People Magazine: Inside Peek: The Childhood Letters and Vintage Family Photos of Ted Kennedy’s Collection – April 02, 2015

The Patriot Ledger: Editorial: Kennedy Institute seeks to foster bipartisanship – April 03, 2015

The Barnstable Patriot: The Inspiration of Edward M. Kennedy – April 03, 2015

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