Film review: ‘CHAPPAQUIDDICK’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Chappaquiddick dramatises the events surrounding the tragic incident on July 18 1969 when a car driven by Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island leading to the drowning death of 28-year-old campaign worker Mary Jo Kopechne. The film reconstructs events based largely on transcripts of a 1970 investigation by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. It suggests that Kennedy

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