Cover-Up

By People Magazine

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Description

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.


Episode Date
The Secret Keepers
00:46:57

President Nixon had been in office nearly seven months at the time of the Chappaquiddick accident but he viewed Ted Kennedy as a potential threat to his political future. So he sent his private investigator to dig up some dirt, a man who may have known more about Chappaquiddick that anyone else. Learn about his secret investigation and hear from one of the the Senator’s closest confidantes, whom he called in the early morning hours after the accident.


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Jun 21, 2018
The Family Code
00:49:57

Many people say you can’t understand Chappaquiddick unless you understand the effect of Bobby Kennedy’s death on his younger brother, Ted. The same could be said for Mary Jo Kopechne — that you have to understand the effect of Bobby’s death on her. Learn about the two people at the center of the scandal: the man thrust into a position he never expected, and the woman whose life was cut short before she ever had a chance. Hear from those who knew a side of Mary Jo many didn't get to see, and the surprising theory they all share.

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.

Jun 14, 2018
Joey'll Fix It
00:47:14

The weekend of July 18, 1969 was meant to be a special occasion, a reunion for those who worked for Bobby Kennedy’s presidential campaign. But the gathering quickly turned into a night shrouded by secrets and mystery. Hear about the one witness who Ted Kennedy’s team feared the most, and the surprise revelation that turns the Senator’s story on its head.

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.

Jun 07, 2018
10 Hours Later
00:41:25

A young woman is found dead in Senator Ted Kennedy’s car the morning after he drove off a narrow wooden bridge on the island of Chappaquiddick. Officials on-scene learn the victim is not who they at first feared, and questions arise as to why Ted waited so long before reporting the accident. Plus, a mysterious piece of evidence introduces one of many theories about what really 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.

May 31, 2018
Introducing Cover-Up
00:01:54

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.​ Coming May 31.


May 14, 2018