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View of an Oldsmobile Delta 88 car owned and driven by American Senator Ted Kennedy after it had been pulled out of the water following an accident (on July 18, 1969) that resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, late 1969.

View of an Oldsmobile Delta 88 car owned and driven by American Senator Ted Kennedy after it had been pulled out of the water following an accident (on July 18, 1969) that resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, late 1969.

Exterior view of the cottage where American Senator Ted Kennedy and friends held a party on the evening of July 18, 1969, after which Kennedy was involved in a car crashed that resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, late 1969.

Exterior view of the cottage where American Senator Ted Kennedy and friends held a party on the evening of July 18, 1969, after which Kennedy was involved in a car crashed that resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, late 1969.

July 18, 1969  U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy drove a car off a wooden bridge into a tidal channel on tiny Chappaquiddick Island, an accident that took the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, a passenger in the car Kennedy was driving.

July 18, 1969 U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy drove a car off a wooden bridge into a tidal channel on tiny Chappaquiddick Island, an accident that took the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, a passenger in the car Kennedy was driving.

House on Chappaquiddick Island, Martha's Vineyard where party was held. Ted Kennedy attended party before nearly fatal accident.

House on Chappaquiddick Island, Martha's Vineyard where party was held. Ted Kennedy attended party before nearly fatal accident.

Map of Chappaquiddick Island, just off the island of Martha's Vineyard, that shows the locations of the major events of the evening of July 18, 1969, when a car driven by Senator Ted Kennedy crashed off of a bridge resulting in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, late 1969.

Map of Chappaquiddick Island, just off the island of Martha's Vineyard, that shows the locations of the major events of the evening of July 18, 1969, when a car driven by Senator Ted Kennedy crashed off of a bridge resulting in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, late 1969.

Sen. Ted Kennedy drove a car off a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island after a party in 1969. Aide Mary Jo Kopechne died in the accident. He is shown wearing a neck brace at her funeral. Controversy over the incident effectively ended his presidential aspirations.

Mary Kennedy, wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., dies

Sen. Ted Kennedy drove a car off a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island after a party in 1969. Aide Mary Jo Kopechne died in the accident. He is shown wearing a neck brace at her funeral. Controversy over the incident effectively ended his presidential aspirations.

Pallbearers carrying the coffin of Mary Jo Kopechne; Senator EDWARD KENNEDY wearing neck brace, trailing casket; Ted Kennedy walking through crowd wearing neck brace. Chappaquiddick affair on January...

Pallbearers carrying the coffin of Mary Jo Kopechne; Senator EDWARD KENNEDY wearing neck brace, trailing casket; Ted Kennedy walking through crowd wearing neck brace. Chappaquiddick affair on January...

Just before midnight on July 18, 1969, U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy drove a car off a wooden bridge into a tidal channel on tiny Chappaquiddick Island, an accident that took the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, a passenger in the car Kennedy was driving. Try your luck with our trivia questions to see how much you know about Kennedy, Chappaquiddick, the accident, and its aftermath.

Just before midnight on July 18, 1969, U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy drove a car off a wooden bridge into a tidal channel on tiny Chappaquiddick Island, an accident that took the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, a passenger in the car Kennedy was driving. Try your luck with our trivia questions to see how much you know about Kennedy, Chappaquiddick, the accident, and its aftermath.

Chappaquiddick, July 18, 1969. U.S. Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy drove off a bridge into a tidal channel with Mary Jo Kopechne in vehicle. He swam free & left the scene of the accident. He also did not report the accident for 9 hours. Mary Jo was found the next day, having drowned. He plead guilty to leaving the scene of an accident. Received slap on the wrist for her death. Tragic.

Chappaquiddick, July 18, 1969. U.S. Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy drove off a bridge into a tidal channel with Mary Jo Kopechne in vehicle. He swam free & left the scene of the accident. He also did not report the accident for 9 hours. Mary Jo was found the next day, having drowned. He plead guilty to leaving the scene of an accident. Received slap on the wrist for her death. Tragic.

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