Kennedys to Vet Ted's FBI File

And the first installment is a whopping 3K pages
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 12, 2010 1:04 PM CDT
Kennedys to Vet Ted's FBI File
The late Sen. Edward Kennedy's widow, Victoria, and son Ted Jr. listen with Gail Kirk, during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston, Thursday, Sept.24, 2009.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Kennedy clan will have the chance to pore through what the Boston Globe calls Ted Kennedy's "exhaustive and secret" FBI file before it's released to the public. But never fear, gossipers: While the family has the right to block anything that would violate the privacy of living Kennedys, "the reason [for objecting] can’t simply be that it is embarrassing" to the late senator, notes an FBI spokesman. The first installment of the file, which clocks in at some 3,000 pages, has nearly completed bureau review. (Read more Ted Kennedy stories.)

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