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Chappaquiddick

car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunges off bridge; woman companion dies (1969). [Am. Hist.: Facts (1969), 452]
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On that night, Kennedy hosted a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, as a sort of reunion for former members of his brother Robert Kennedy's 1968 presidential campaign team, according to (http://www.
There had to be an element of magic in it because the Kennedys were cursed by bad luck: First Jack assassinated; then Bobby, shot in a hotel pantry; then Ted's car span off a bridge at Chappaquiddick Island and his female passenger died; then Jack's son killed in an air plane crash.
Although Kennedy might have been too dangerous to drive a car over a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, he was highly unlikely to hijack an airplane.
In this work for general readers, author Donald Nelson, a physics professor, attempts to prove there was another passenger in the car with Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne on that summer night in MarthaAEs Vineyard when KennedyAEs car went off a bridge and into a pond on Chappaquiddick Island.
left a party on Chappaquiddick Island near Martha's Vineyard with Mary Jo Kopechne, 28; some time later, Kennedy's car went off a bridge into the water.
Kennedy admitted leaving the scene of the accident on Chappaquiddick Island in the US and was handed a two-month suspended sentence.
Ted Kennedy's legacy is marred by the 1969 car accident on Chappaquiddick Island that left a woman dead.
After touring Edgartown's elegant shops, historic town hall and its own Portobello Road, great for quirky gifts and one-off pieces of art, I rented a bike and hopped on the $6 (pounds 4) ferry across to Chappaquiddick Island.
For Americans, reaching the moon provided uplift and respite from the Vietnam War, from strife in the Middle East, from the startling news just a few days earlier that a young woman had drowned in a car driven off a wooden bridge on Chappaquiddick Island by Sen.
From our next stop, Edgartown - a very smart, upmarket place where our B&B was the elegant Jonathan Munroe House - we hired bikes and made the 60-second ferry crossing to Chappaquiddick Island.
On the evening of Friday, July 18, 1969, Senator Kennedy attended a small reunion party on Chappaquiddick Island organized by a group of women who had worked for his brother Robert's presidential campaign.
On the same day that man landed on the moon, newspapers reported that he had been involved in a car accident on Chappaquiddick Island, near the Kennedy home in Massachusetts.