A day after news came of Sen. Edward Kennedy’s passing, mourners the country over paid tribute. New York City newspapers on the morning of Thursday, August 27.
The flag, at half-staff, above the Capitol building in Washington D.C. President Obama has ordered all federal buildings to fly their flags at half-staff through Sunday, August 30.
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A visitor pauses before a makeshift memorial at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Ted Kennedy’s body will lie in repose at the library until the afternoon of Friday, August 28.
A woman leaves a message at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
Flags at half-staff surrounding the Washington monument.
The White House.
President Obama approaches a podium in Chilmark, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, August 26, to deliver remarks on the passing of Ted Kennedy.
The Hyannis Port, Mass. post office.
A restaurant in Hyannis Port.
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A Hyannis Port resident, resting next to an impromptu memorial near the Kennedy compound, holds a photograph of himself with the senator.
Mourners gather for a vigil at Washington D.C.’s Dupont Circle on the night of Wednesday, August 26.
At the Washington D.C. vigil for Ted Kennedy.