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Kennedy Car Accident / Kopechne Death #204684

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1969
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(Studio) Massachusetts suspends Senator Edward Kennedy's driving license until hearing. Preliminary study shows fault in car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne. "Worchester Gazette" reports 5 other girls at party with Senator and Mary Jo knew nothing of accident until next day. Senator charged with leaving scene of accident. Cnty. Prosecutor Walter Steele says other charges considered. Police Chief, Dominick Arena holds news conference
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Edgartown, Massachusetts) [ARENA - says not giving Senator preferential treatment. It's motor-vehicle case; I need witness. No negligence shown.]
REPORTER: Ben Silver

Reasoner, Harry;
Silver, Ben

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