The Chappaquiddick Incident

In July 1969, United States Senator Edward Kennedy was involved in a car accident on Chappaquiddick Island in which a young woman named Mary Jo Kopechne died. Around 10 hours elapsed before the politician reported the incident to police. Jim Arena was the police chief whose job it was to investigate the accident.

(Photo: US Senator Edward Kennedy. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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