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(NECN) - In his only run for the White House, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was defeated in his attempt to win the Democratic nomination from incumbent President Jimmy Carter, whose national favor was declining as the days of the Iran Hostage Crisis grew in number. Kennedy delivered his concession speech after learning that he did not earn his party's nomination, arguably one of his greatest and most well-known speeches as a politician. The man who had lived through the death's of his brothers -- President John F. Kennedy while in office and Robert Kennedy while in pursuit of that same office -- fell short. But his career pushed forward in the Senate, where, in 2008, he helped then-Senator Barack Obama win the presidency. We look back at Sen. Kennedy's run at the White House by revisiting the closing remarks offered on that night in 1980. For more of NECN's coverage on the life of Sen. Kennedy, visit <A HREF="http://www.rememberingkennedy.com/" target="_blank"><b>RememberingKennedy.com</b></a>.