Chappaquiddick

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT003486" title="Edward M. Kennedy" href="/topic/politics/edward-m.-kennedy-PEPLT003486.topic">Sen. Edward Kennedy</a>'s car is pulled from the water off a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island. The body of Mary Kopechne, of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101200000000" title="Washington, DC" href="/topic/us/washington-dc-PLGEO100101200000000.topic">Washington, D.C.</a>, was found in the rear seat. Her death was attributed to drowning. Kennedy's public image and political fortunes suffered an indelible stain from the crash.
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( Associated Press / July 19, 1969 )

Sen. Edward Kennedy's car is pulled from the water off a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island. The body of Mary Kopechne, of Washington, D.C., was found in the rear seat. Her death was attributed to drowning. Kennedy's public image and political fortunes suffered an indelible stain from the crash.

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