Win One for Teddy?
First, let us say that Ted Kennedy was a flawed man but a charming one. And he was a masterful politician. Our prayers go out to his family and may he Rest In Peace.
That said the answer to the above question is probably not. After all...
Did John Kennedy's death win the cold war?
Did Robert Kennedy's death end the Vietnam War?
Did John Kennedy Jr.s death lead to greater government regulation of private plane pilots and when they could take off?
Did Mary Jo Kopecne's death bring about tougher drunk driving laws in 1969?