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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
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptBridge to the White House
President
Vice-President
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
vice-presidents
USA
White House
presidential elections
presidential nominations
Democrats
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