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Ted Sorensen, speechwriter for Kennedy, dies at age 82

Ted Sorensen, the speechwriter, aide and alter ego to President John F. Kennedy, whose poetic turns of phrase helped idealize and immortalize a tragically brief administration, died Sunday.

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Ted Sorensen, JFK's speechwriter and defender, dies at 82
Article | Ted Sorensen, the admired longtime assistant to President John F. Kennedy who provided his chief with many of the words and thoughts that still resonate through American life, died Sunday at New York Presbyterian Hospital of complications from a recent stroke. He was 82.

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