In one of the most controversial politics of the 20th century, this suspenseful historical drama analyzes the 1965 Ted Kennedy infamous incident and led to the death of his pasage, campaign strategist. In the summer of 1969, as he was driving on a bridge, young Kennedy escaped the car and left the scene of the accident, leaving Kopechne, aged 28, drowning. Kennedy went to the hotel but did not report the accident for nine hours. After the accident and the following week, the US Senator struggled to use his power and influence to save his presidential aspirations and protect his family’s inheritance and family name. Kennedy pleaded guilty to the accusation of leaving the scene of a soldier’s death, but later he only received a two-month suspended sentence.