Ted Kennedy Delivers Great American Speech in 1968

08/27/2009 12:41 PM |

David Kurtz, over at Talking Points Memo, has dug up this incredible speech delivered by a 36-year-old Ted Kennedy just three days after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. As Kurtz says:

The speech Kennedy delivers, which I was not familiar with until yesterday, stands even 40 years later as a close-to-perfect expression of modern American liberalism.

(The best part begins at 5:20.)