Destroying a dynasty: How Richard Nixon used Chappaquiddick scandal to squash Ted Kennedy's presidential aspirations - and suggested the victim, 28, died after performing 'immoral act' | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Destroying a dynasty: How Richard Nixon used Chappaquiddick scandal to squash Ted Kennedy's presidential aspirations - and suggested the victim, 28, died after performing 'immoral act'

Ted Kennedy's dream of one day becoming president continued even after the Chappaquiddick scandal.

This is the focus of the new episode of Scandalous airing this Sunday on Fox News, which takes a look at how the then-sitting president Richard Nixon used the tragedy to killed Kennedy's aspirations for a spot in the Oval Office.

'The Nixon White House was obviously very interested in this case because it had always been assumed that Teddy would be running against Richard Nixon when he sought reelection in 1972,' explains Boston herald columnist Howie Carr in an exclusive clip from the episode.

Thomas Whalen, the Associate Professor of Social Services at Boston University then points out how documents and recordings that are now in the public record show how Nixon and his team plotted to bring Kennedy down following the crash.

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