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List Of Notable Guests Of Kennedy Funeral

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A list of notable people who attended Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's funeral in Boston on Saturday:

  • President Obama
  • First Lady Michelle Obama
  • Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden
  • Former President George W. Bush and wife Laura Bush
  • Former President Bill Clinton
  • Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn Carter
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
  • Former Vice President Al Gore
  • Former Vice President Walter Mondale
  • Former Vice President Dan Quayle
  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah
  • Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn.
  • Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
  • Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.
  • Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine
  • Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine
  • Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.
  • Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H.
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
  • Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.
  • Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.
  • CIA Director Leon Panetta
  • Attorney General Eric Holder
  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
  • Energy Secretary Steven Chu
  • Interior Secretary Ken Salazar
  • Former Sen. Tom Daschle, D-S.D
  • Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass.
  • Former acting Gov. Jane Swift, R-Mass.
  • Former Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.
  • Former Gov. Michael Dukakis, D-Mass.
  • Gov. Jon Corzine, D-N.J.
  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif.
  • Boston Mayor Thomas Menino
  • New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • Chicago Mayor Richard Daley
  • Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.
  • Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass.
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill.
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson
  • Rep. William Delahunt, D-Mass.
  • Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass.
  • Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.
  • Former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., and wife Elizabeth Edwards
  • Former Rep. Martin Meehan, now chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell
  • Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen
  • Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown
  • Shaun Woodward, secretary of state for Northern Ireland
  • Martin McGuinness, deputy first minister of Northern Ireland
  • Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley
  • Joan Kennedy, ex-wife of Sen. Kennedy
  • Actor Jack Nicholson
  • Singer Tony Bennett
  • Basketball player Bill Russell
  • Massachusetts Treasurer Timothy Cahill
  • Tenor Placido Domingo
  • Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
  • J. Keith Motley, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • Former Massachusetts Senate President Robert Travaglini
  • Massachusetts Transportation Secretary James Aloisi
  • Steve Grossman, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
  • University of Massachusetts President Jack Wilson
  • Charles Stith, director of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center at Boston University
  • Israel's consul-general in Boston Nadav Tamir
  • Boston Red Sox owner John Henry
  • Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino
  • Boston Red Sox chairman and co-owner Tom Werner
  • Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca
  • Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich
  • Executive Director of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Peter Meade
  • Civil rights advocate Hubie Jones
  • John Walsh, chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party
  • Rev. Eugene Rivers
  • Boston City Council President Michael Ross
  • Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo
  • Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray
  • Former Massachusetts Senate President William Bulger

This program aired on August 29, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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