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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"I won't take a lift, thank you Senator McGovern, the car might fall in the water."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date14 Jul 1972
Embedded text or transcriptBridge to the White House
E. Kennedy
Person DepictedNixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
McGovern; George S. (1922-)
Kennedy; Edward Moore [Teddy] (1932-2009)
Implied textSenator Edward Kennedy appeared in court on the 20th July 1969 for failing to report an accident in which a woman passenger in his car, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned. She was found in the back seat of his car which lay submerged in water alongside a bridge on Chappaquidick island. It took eight hours following the accident for Senator Edward Kennedy to appear at the police station.
NotesNews: 13 Jul: The Democratic convention moved towards a first ballot nomination of Senator George McGovern. A senor aide said he was hopeful that Senator Edward Kennedy would accept McGovern's pending invitation to be his running mate.
SubjectsPresidents USA
White House
presidential elections
presidential nominations
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