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The Surprising Phone Call Ted Kennedy Made to His Mistress After a Woman Died in His Car in Chappaquiddick
In the early morning hours after Sen. Ted Kennedy crashed his car off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, killing his passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, he turned first not to his wife — but to his mistress for help
Everyone Knew Mary Jo Kopechne's Name After She Died in Ted Kennedy's Car, but No One Knew Anything About Her
In the third episode of PEOPLE's podcast Cover-Up, you'll get to know the real Mary Jo — a small-town girl with big dreams who was deeply affected by Sen. Robert Kennedy's death — and so much more than a "blonde secretary"
50 Years After a Woman Mysteriously Drowned in Ted Kennedy's Car, a Letter Claims to Reveal the Truth
"I'm not convinced the mystery has been solved," Mary Jo Kopechne's cousin tells PEOPLE. "I know there are things that we do not know about what happened that night"
Chappaquiddick, 50 Years Later: 10 Revelations About the Deadly Scandal That Could Have Brought Down a Kennedy
PEOPLE's East Coast Editor Elizabeth McNeil spent eight months investigating what really happened on the tiny Massachusetts island of Chappaquiddick on July 18, 1969
Cover-Up Episode 5: Swept Under the Rug
On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy's car crashed off a small bridge on the tiny Massachusetts island of Chappaquiddick and plunged into the dark waters below, killing 28-year-old passenger and political aide Mary Jo Kopechne.
Cover-Up Episode 2: Joey'll Fix It
If Ted Kennedy was nervous about anything on the morning of July 19, 1969, he certainly didn't show it. Shortly before his Oldsmobile was found upside down in a tidal pond on Chappaquiddick, he was on the porch of his hotel in Edgartown, Massachusetts.
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Cover-UpĀ Episode 1: 10 Hours Later
On the night of July 18, 1969, Ted Kennedy's car went off the Dike bridge on Chappaquiddick Island and plunged into the water below. The car landed upside down, and Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign worker for Ted's brother, Bobby, was left trapped inside.