Ted Kennedy: In His Own Words

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"I do not seek to escape responsibility for my actions by placing the blame either on the physical and emotional trauma brought on by the accident or on anyone else. I regard as indefensible the fact that I did not report the accident to the police immediately."
A statement to the people of Massachusetts following the 1969 car accident on Chappaquiddick that killed passenger Mary Jo Kopechne

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