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Klukowski: Chappaquiddick Movie Spotlights Kennedy Scandal that Changed America

A new movie coming out in theatres on Friday, Chappaquiddick, is a tragic drama revealing the sordid details and political damage-control surrounding the night that Sen. Ted Kennedy’s (D-MA) car went off a bridge near Edgartown, Massachusetts, leading to the death of young Mary Jo Kopechne and devastating damage to Kennedy’s presidential ambitions.

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Watch: First Trailer for Ted Kennedy Accident Drama ‘Chappaquiddick’

Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty) plays the then-37-year-old Kennedy while Kate Mara (House of Cards) plays Mary Jo Kopechne, the 28-year-old former secretary of Robert Kennedy who was killed when the senator accidentally drove his car off of Dike Bridge on the Massachusetts island on the night of July 18, 1969.

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Ann Coulter: The History of Sex in America, Part 1

Just as every new generation thinks it discovered sex, refusing to wonder how they came kicking and screaming into the world, apparently the new thing is for every generation to think it discovered sexual harassment. There have been tectonic shifts in Americans’ attitudes about sex, but the idea of thanking someone by sending him a prostitute with a note in her vagina is of relatively recent vintage.

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Klukowski: Nuclear Option Restores Constitutional Balance

Thursday’s nuclear option vote restores 200 years of Senate practice, going far beyond Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to restore the proper constitutional balance for Supreme Court and federal court appointments.

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch listens as he is asked a question as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox: ‘I’m Not for Open Borders’

SANTA MONICA, California — Former Mexican President Vicente Fox spoke exclusively with Breitbart News on Wednesday inside the J.W. Marriott about migration, saying Mexicans have a right to come to the United States to live and work, but that he is not for “open borders.”

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‘Dude Where’s My Car?’ Ted Kennedy’s Chappaquiddick to Get Hollywood Spin

They need a title for Ted Kennedy’s story. The recent Benghazi movie was called “13 Hours.” Maybe this one should be named “11 Hours.” In the early 1960s, a movie was made about JFK’s sunken boat in World War II – “PT 109.” Maybe the Chappaquiddick story could be called “PT 9-1-1.”

This July 19, 1969 file photo shows the wreckage of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy's car after being pulled from the water next to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick Island in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. A new feature film is in the works about the tragedy on the small Massachusetts …

Kennedy Memoir: It Isn’t News Teddy Was an Alcoholic

BOSTON – Patrick Kennedy must be doing something right – apparently everyone in his family is angry about his new memoir, which is already at the top of the Amazon.com best seller list before its official publication Friday.

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Long Before James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, There Was Joe Kennedy

It’s the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters – an ambitious Irish family parlays fabulous wealth generated in the rackets into a spectacular political rise. But in the end, like Icarus, they crash and burn as their sordid, never-severed underworld ties finally drag the arrogant sons down in disgrace and scandal. The Bulgers? Yes, of course. But also the Kennedy clan.

Johnny Depp arrives for screening of the movie 'Black Mass' presented out of competition at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival on September 4, 2015 at Venice Lido. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read