THE KENNEDYS: “Chappaquiddick” (1969)

The term “Chappaquiddick incident” refers to the circumstances involving the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, whose body was discovered underwater inside an automobile driven by U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy. During the early morning hours of July 19, 1969, Kopechne’s body and the car were found in a tidal channel on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts. After […]