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Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D, Mass., right, admires a monument following the dedication of Pier 4 to Kennedy at the Charlestown Navy Yard in 2002. Kennedy is standing with his wife, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. (Lisa Poole/AP)
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D, Mass., right, admires a monument following the dedication of Pier 4 to Kennedy at the Charlestown Navy Yard in 2002. Kennedy is standing with his wife, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. (Lisa Poole/AP)
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Former Mayor Thomas Menino's focus was always the city of Boston. But his name was well known in political circles in Washington and around the country.

Joining Morning Edition to speak about Menino's political reputation is Victoria Reggie Kennedy. She's the president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute and the widow of the late Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy. Hear the full interview in the audio player above.

This segment aired on October 31, 2014.

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