If you want to know why Sen. Ted Kennedy never became president, then watch the season premiere of FOX News Channel’s Scandalous. The four weeklong historical documentary series kicks off its second season tonight with “Chappaquiddick.” This tragic summer of 1969 accident ultimately became a consequential political event of the 20th Century. Chappaquiddick is a prime example of how the media protected the Kennedy family. Fox News Channel’s coverage of this event is worth watching.
Here is the official news release:
FOX News Channel (FNC) will present the season premiere of Scandalous: Chappaquiddick, a four-week-long historical documentary series narrated by acclaimed actor Bruce McGill on Sunday, December 2nd at 8PM/ET. This second season will spotlight the personal tragedy and political drama that enveloped the United States in the summer of 1969, turning the island of “Chappaquiddick” into a household name. The program will chronicle the perspective of many of those involved, along with the journalists who covered the puzzling accident that left the political career of the late Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy tarnished and led to the death of campaign strategist Mary Jo Kopechne. Through archival footage, records and never-before-seen photos, the series will revisit the daily twists and turns of the drama that first captivated the world nearly 50 years ago. In addition to airing on FNC, special director cuts of the series will be available on FOX Nation.
What: Scandalous: Chappaquiddick
Where: FOX News Channel
When: December 2nd at 8PM/ET