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Top Moments: Looking Back at Ted Kennedy, Mad Men, and Zombies

There are good and bad ways to look back. Comparing one's self to Michael Jackson: bad. Taking a thoughtful look at one of the most influential Americans: good. Cheeky references to classic horror movies: we don't know, but a lot of fun. Welcome to our Top Moments, nostalgic edition.

6. Worst Crash: While Rescue Me's Tommy and family revel in their drunkenness at the bar, the consequences of their choices strike like a semi — when a semi really does hit. Sure, we saw Ellie's car crash (and presumed death) coming as soon as she left the bar, but the scene was still powerful and uncomfortable to watch.

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What to Watch: Sen. Ted Kennedy TV Programming

Here is a look at television coverage about Sen. Ted Kennedy's death planned for this week:
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Sen. Ted Kennedy Dies of Brain Cancer at 77

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal icon who carried on his family name and fight for the poor and working class after his brothers' assassinations, has died at 77.

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The Massachusetts Democrat died Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port after battling a brain tumor with which he was first diagnosed in May 2008, his family said in a statement. He had served in the Senate since 1962, two years after his brother, John F. Kennedy, was elected president, and was the third longest-serving senator in history. In a statement Wednesday, President Barack Obama called him "the greatest United States senator of our time."

After the deaths of President Kennedy and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, he became the patriarch of a famous family that included John F. Kennedy, Jr., Maria Shriver, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the founder of the Special Olympics who died earlier this month.

Kennedy became a symbol of liberalism for supporters and critics alike, pushing for ...read more

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Labor Day: When Winning Is The Only Op
Tribute to Ted Kennedy
Eulogy for Senator Kennedy
Today in History for July 18th

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Year Title Description
2009 Teddy TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2007 Meet the Press: Episode Episode, Guest
2006 The Daily Show With Jon Stewart: 2006 April 20 Episode, Guest
2001 Biography Extra: Ted Kennedy Episode, Subject (person only)
Biography: Ted Kennedy: Tragedy, Scandal and Redemption Episode, Subject (person only)

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Charlie Rose - An appreciation of Ted Kennedy (August  26, 2009)
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NIGHTLINE: Senator Ted Kennedy Passes Away at Age 77: 8/25/09
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