PG-13 | | Drama, History, Thriller
Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
The "Kennedy curse" refers to the various tragic events and deaths that have the Kennedy family throughout the years: Rosemary's botched brain surgery (lobotomy) in 1941, Joe Kennedy Jr.'s 1944 sudden death (plane crash), Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy's death in 1948 (plane crash), JFK and Jackie's loss of their infant son in 1963, the assassination of JFK in 1963, a plane in 1964 carrying Ted Kennedy and others that crashed killing the pilot and an aide, the assassination of Bobby Kennedy in 1968, Ted Kennedy being charged with leaving the scene at Chappaquidick in 1969, Ted Kennedy's son, Ted Jr., losing his leg in 1973, RFK's nephew Michael Skakel being charged with murder in 1975 (litigation pending), RFK's son David's death in 1984 (drug overdose), William Kennedy Smith's attempted rape charge in 1991 (he was acquitted), another RFK son Michael's death in 1997 (ski accident), and the deaths of John Kennedy Jr., his wife, and his sister-in-law in 1999 (plane crash).
You'll never be great.
When starting his TV address, Ted's tie knot is skewed to Ted's left and it then centers itself in later shots.
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