BOSTON (AP) — The crash ended a young woman's life, and with it, a man's White House dreams.
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1969 car crash on Chappaquiddick Island killed a woman — and ended any aspirations he had of challenging President Richard Nixon in 1972.
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* Chappaquiddick -- Kate Mara leads the cast of this biopic, based on the true story of the late Massachusetts senator and presidential hopeful Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claimed the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
In "Chappaquiddick," the new bio-pic by director John Curran ("Praise," "The Painted Veil," "Stone"), I did not really see Jason Clarke ("Lawless," "The Chicago Code," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes") as Ted Kennedy.
The producer of "Chappaquiddick" took an unusual approach in making the film by deliberately avoiding conspiratorial excess and partisan fury.
"It's a piece of history. You can't worry about the politics," said producer Mark Ciardi.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Clarke plunged into frigid waters, repeatedly, for his role as the late Sen...
Nearly a half-century since Wyoming Valley native Mary Jo Kopechne died when presidential hopeful Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy drove his car into a Chappaquiddick Island waterway, the tragedy is hitting the big screen.