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Revisiting What Trump Promised

This clip is from October 2016, less than a month away from Election Day in the United States. Listen again to what President Trump described as our reality and watch the background images. 359 more words

News Stories

‘Chappaquiddick’: Just Another Political Drama

By Julia Wilson, Edited by Anthony Peyton

Every year tends to bring its slew of American political dramas and this year has been no different. Last year, there was the Academy Award nominated film The Post, and now there’s Chappaquiddick. 492 more words


What Would You Have Done?

What would you have done? That is the question that the movie Chappaquiddick frames in your mind as you watch it. It is a question that the main character, Ted Kennedy, asks to an unfortunate friend, Mary Jo Kopechne, minutes before he drives his car off a bridge killing her and setting forth the plot of the movie. 812 more words


‘Chappaquiddick’: Aspirations of Kennedys were lost in a murk of regret and realpolitik

By Tom Meek 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

The infamous 1969 incident that left a woman dead and stunted Ted Kennedy’s political career gets framed in sharp historical and emotional focus by director John Curran (“The Painted Veil”), who goes about the task with an unflinching eye. 664 more words


Commentary Recap Movie Review: Chappaquiddick

You may be asking, what’s a commentary movie review? It’s a review where I will provide the play-by-play of the movie. I will do that in commentary style, meaning that I will comment on the first thing that pops into my head as the movie plays out scene by scene. 2,124 more words

ABC News Entertainment Correspondent Jason Nathanson: "Chappaquiddick" tells the story of something that was "hush-hushed"

ABC News Entertainment Correspondent Jason Nathanson gives John his thoughts on the new movies, “Chappaquiddick,” “Blockers” and “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Then, Jason and John discuss Amy Schumer’s refusal to interview with WJLA in Washington during a press tour for “I Feel Pretty.” 19 more words

John Williams

Family of Mary Jo Kopechne Says 'Chappaquiddick' Movie Sets the Record Straight

LUZERNE COUNTY— It’s been almost 50 years since Luzerne County Native Mary Jo Kopechne was killed when then-Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge in Chappaquiddick, Massachusetts. 815 more words