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Kennedy Environment Bill / Chappaquiddick #26778

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1973
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(Studio) Govt. affairs bring Senator Edward Kennedy back to Martha's Vineyard and memories of Chappaquiddick affair.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts) Kennedy visits Chappaquiddick to discuss bill to preserve natural beauty of Martha's Vineyard and surrounding islands. To limit development on islands. [Senator KENNEDY - says Cape Cod perfect example of overdevelopment.] Senator Edward Brooke against bill. Says bill to preserve property of wealthy summer residents and put permanent residents out of work by limiting development. [Contractor Henry CARREIRO - says bill to obtain political and economy ends of privileged few.] Despite environmental efforts, Kennedy remembered best in Chappaquiddick area for accident killing Mary Jo Kopechne.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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