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Chappaquiddick

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

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

Contributors

Ted Kennedy:
Jason Clarke
Director:
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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