Most people didn’t realize the friendship, or didn’t accept it, or didn’t know about the friendship. You know, Ronny was so identified with the Republican Party. And Teddy obviously with the Democrat Party. But that doesn’t make any difference, Larry, really. It shouldn’t make any difference. I’m afraid it does now, but it shouldn’t.
They both had very definite opinions about things. It was a wonderful, wonderful friendship.
– Nancy Reagan talks about the deep friendship between her husband and Ted Kennedy on the Larry King show.