Swept Under the Rug

Swept Under the Rug

Swept Under the Rug

Cover-Up - June 28, 2018 - 46:45

The investigation into Chappaquiddick was cloaked in an atmosphere of threats, fear and intimidation. The attempt to have Mary Jo Kopechne’s body exhumed for an autopsy was fought by her parents — and would become their lasting regret. Hear from the experts who testified about Mary Jo’s final moments - and from the last man who tried to find out what happened that night. To continue the discussion, join our Facebook group to share your thoughts and theories or reach us directly at coverup@people.com. And for more on the case, go to people.com/coverup.

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A presidential hopeful crashes his car in the middle of the night and leaves a young woman to die. What transpired in the hours after Ted Kennedy’s car went over the bridge in Chappaquiddick changed the course of American history. Nearly 50 years later, everyone has a theory yet no one knows the truth. Follow the investigation and hear from those who lived through it in this series from People magazine and Cadence13.