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Jimmy Carter Slams Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy will be remembered as a champion for universal health care, but not by former President Jimmy Carter: Carter tells 60 Minutes that “The fact is that we would have had comprehensive health care now, had it not been for Ted Kennedy’s deliberately blocking the legislation that I had proposed. It was his fault. Ted Kennedy killed the bill.” Carter proposed the legislation more than 30 years ago, and he says Kennedy, who would run against him for president, blocked it because “He did not want to see me have a major success in that realm of life.” Carter goes over such stories in his upcoming book, White House Diary.