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Aerial view of the Chappaquiddick Bridge, where Mary Jo Kopechne, a former staff member in Senator Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 presidential campaign died, July 18, 1969. Following an appreciation party for volunteers on Robert Kennedy’s campaign, Senator Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge at Chappaquiddick, Massachusetts.
Five young women who were at the party on Chappaquiddick Island with Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne July 18th are shown walking with their lawyers on Edgartown's main street on the second day of the inquest into the death of Mary Jo Kopechne. Left to right: Nance Lyons, Esther R. Newberg, and an unidentified lawyer.
Edgartown, Mass.' The five girls that attended the party on Chappaquiddick Island the night Mary Jo Kopechne was killed return to airport terminal from plane after trouble cropped up with the plane 1/8. Earlier in the day they had testified in fourth and last day of inquest into death of Miss Kopechne involving Sen. Edward Kennedy. (L-R) Rosemary Keough, Maryellen Lyons, Nance Lyons, Susan Tannenbaum and Esther Newberg. Behind-right is one of the lawyers, Daniel Daly 1/8/1970
Reporters question American Senator Edward Kennedy (center, with neck brace) and his wife Joan Kennedy (left, in white coat and dark glasses) as they walk across the tarmac after returning from the funeral of Mary Jo Kopechne, Hyannis, Massachusetts, July 22, 1969. Kopechne died when a car driven by Kennedy went over the side of a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island four days earlier.
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Mass.: Front and side views of car which was driven by Senator Edward Kennedy when it plunged off a bridge killing a woman here. The dead woman was identified as Miss Mary Jo Kopechne, 29, of Washington, D.C. She had worked as a secretary for the late Senator Robert Kennedy. Police Chief James Arena said senator Kennedy escaped the overturned but was unable to rescue his companion.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) listens to testimony at the opening of hearings before his Administrative Practices and Procedures subcommittee on draft reforms which Senator Kennedy said that President Nixon could make 'with the stroke of his pen.' On October 30, Senator Kennedy was granted the right to a closed inquest in the death last July 18 of Mary Jo Kopechne.
4 of 48 In 1969, Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge on Chappaquiddick, an island near Martha's Vineyard. The car went into the water, and though Kennedy swam free, his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned in the overturned vehicle. Kennedy fled the scene and waited nine hours to report the incident; he later pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.
Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy walks through the rain to face charges at Dukes County Court House for leaving the scene of a fatal automobile accident July 19th. Kennedy pleaded guilty and was given a suspended two-month jail sentence. Judge James A. Boyle said in suspending the sentence, 'the defendant will continue to be punished far beyond anything this court could impose.' Mary Jo Kopechne, 28, was killed in the crash from which Kennedy escaped safely.
Edward Moore Kennedy, born Feb. 22, 1932. U.S. senator. Critically injured in plane crash June 19, 1964. On July 18, 1969, involved in a car crash on Chappaquiddick in Massachusetts. His passenger, campaign aide Mary Jo Kopechne, drowns. Married Virginia Joan Bennett on Nov. 29, 1958; divorced in 1984. They had three children. Married Victoria Reggie in 1992
Edward "Ted" Kennedy On the night of July 18,1969, Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy was taking 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne back to her home when he accidentally drove his car into a tidal channel on Chappaquiddick Island. Kennedy escaped, but left Kopechne behind, where she died. In "True Compass: A Memoir," the late senator explained how the incident affected him, saying his Catholic faith helped him deal with the guilt and remorse he felt.
*CHAPPAQUIDDICK INCIDENT:July 18,1969,MaryJoKopechne,a female passenger of U.S.SenatorEdward M."Ted"Kennedy,was killed when he accidentally drove his car off a bridge +into a tidal channel on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts.He swam free+lt the scene,not reporting /in 9hrs, Kopechne died in the vehicle.In the early hrs ofJuly19,Kopechne's body+ the car were recovered.Kennedy pleaded guilty to a chrg of leaving the scene of an accident after causing injury+rec'd a2mo suspended jail sentence.