Newsweek will produce a Ted Kennedy Commemorative Issue, “The Last Brother – Edward M. Kennedy 1932-2009″ to hit newsstands Friday, August 28 and will remain on sale through November 30.

The 99-page newsstand-only issue will be full of photographs, essays and remembrances, with contributions from Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Birch Bayh, author Burton Hersh and political commentator Neal Gabler, among others.

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“Senator Kennedy is a fascinating, transcendent figure, and our special issue is devoted to shedding light on one of the most controversial politicians in our history,” said Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham.