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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

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In July 1969, as the entire world is enthralled by the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, presidential hopeful Senator Edward Kennedy is attending a regatta at Martha's Vineyard. Hosting a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Kennedy is at the wheel of a car which plunges off a small bridge. He leaves the scene of the accident and his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne dead. The following few hours and days determine his political future. Show less


Ted Kennedy:
Jason Clarke
John Curran
Robert McNamara:
Clancy Brown
Joseph Kennedy:
Bruce Dern
Ted Sorensen:
Taylor Nichols
Mary Jo Kopechne:
Kate Mara
Chief Arena:
Taylor Nichols
Joseph Gargan:
Ed Helms
Paul Markham:
Jim Gaffigan

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