CHAPPAQUIDDICK — Review by Erica Abeel

A riveting recreation of the famous accident that quashed Ted Kennedy’s presidential bid and the cover-up by his political fixers, anchored by Jason Clarke’s perfectly pitched portrayal of a flawed man. Continue reading…

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CHAPPAQUIDDICK — Review by Susan Granger

First used in 1954, the term “affluenza” refers to an inability to understand the consequences of one’s actions because of financial privilege. That, plus the corrosive arrogance of being a Kennedy in Massachusetts, explains why Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s hopes of ever becoming President of the United States sank on the night of July 18, 1969. Continue reading…

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