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Published August 30, 2009, 12:00 AM

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy funeral


Family members gather at the coffin of Sen. Edward Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. Kennedy, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 25 more than a year after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)

  • Family members gather at the coffin of Sen. Edward Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. Kennedy, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 25 more than a year after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)
  • Edward Kennedy III, right, mourns at the coffin of his grandfather Sen. Edward Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. Kennedy, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 25 more than a year after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • The Kennedy family gathers around the grave site as an Honor Guard carries the casket of Sen. Ted Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va. on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. Kennedy's remains will be buried alongside his slain brothers, John and Robert. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)
  • Members of the Kennedy family wave after the motorcade carrying the casket of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., passes the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
  • Edward Kennedy Jr., hugs his brother Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I.,at the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • Senate staff and supporters wave as the funeral procession of Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
  • Victoria Kennedy, responds to friends and former staff members who gathered on the steps of the Senate to pay a final tribute to her husband, Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., Saturday (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)
  • The casket carrying the remains of Sen. Edward Kennedy leaves after his Roman Catholic funeral Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston Saturday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • President Barack Obama pauses as he gives the eulogy at the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston on Saturday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • Victoria Kennedy, widow of Sen. Edward Kennedy, far left, follows the casket from the church after Roman Catholic funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Basilica in Boston, Saturday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston walks around the casket with incense before it leaves the church. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., left, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leave the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston on the way to the funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Actor Jack Nicholson sits alone in the pews waiting for the service to start during funeral services for U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy Saturday. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)
  • From left, former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President George W. Bush, former first lady Laura Bush, President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama attend Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy Saturday. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)
  • Edward Kennedy Jr., wipes a tear as he talks about his father Saturday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen, left, sits with Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown as they await the start of funeral services for U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)
  • Sen. Edward Kennedy's ex-wife Joan Kennedy, left, talks to singer Tony Bennett during Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Basilica in Boston, Saturday. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)
  • The program of the memorial service for U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy is held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library on Friday. (AP Photo/Stan Honda, Pool)