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Palm Beach, Florida / Rape Case / The Kennedys #134501

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) Investigation into alleged rape by Senator Edward Kennedy's nephew William Kennedy Smith at the Kennedy family compound in Palm Beach, Florida, featured; scenes shown. [Senator's press secretary Paul DONOVAN - comments.] [On Friday, KENNEDY - comments.] Details of case reviewed. [Hostess Michelle CASSONE - describes Kennedy's attire that night.] [Smith's landlord Harold PETROWITZ - describes Smith's conduct.] ["The Kennedys: An American Drama" David HOROWITZ - comments.] [In 1969, KENNEDY - talks about incident.] Kennedy family image examined; scenes and photos shown of Chappaquiddick accident in which a woman riding with Kennedy drowned. [In Palm Beach, three PEOPLE - comment on Kennedys and the media coverage of them.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, John;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:03:10

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