Edward M. Kennedy: Chappaquiddick

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Edward M. Kennedy: Chappaquiddick

 您的位置::Chappaquiddick2011-02-02 []tag:此篇演讲稿范文的内容简摘::ChappaquiddickMyfellowcitizens:Ihaverequestedthisopportunitytotalktothepeo  Kennedy:ChappaquiddickMyfellowcitizens:IhaverequestedthisopportunitytotalktothepeopleofMassachusettsaboutthetragedywhichhappenedlastFridayevening.  ThismorningIenteredapleaofguiltytothechargeofleavingthesceneofanaccident.  Priortomyappearanceincourtitwouldhavebeenimproperformetocommentonthesematters.  ButtonightIamfreetotellyouwhathappenedandtosaywhatitmeanstome.  OntheweekendofJuly18,IwasonMarthasVineyardIslandparticipatingwithmynephew,JoeKennedy--asforthirtyyearsmyfamilyhasparticipated--intheannualEdgartownSailingRegatta.  Onlyreasonsofhealthpreventedmywifefromaccompanyingme.  OnChappaquiddickIsland,offMarthasVineyard,Iattended,onFridayevening,July18,acook-out,IhadencouragedandhelpedsponsorfordevotedgroupofKennedycampaignsecretaries.  WhenIlefttheparty,around11:,Iwasaccompaniedbyoneofthesegirls,MissMaryJoKopechne.  MaryJwasoneofthemostdevotedmembersofthestaffofSenatorRobertKennedy.  Sheworkedforhimforfouryearsandwasbrokenupoverhisdeath.  Forthisreason,andbecauseshewassuchagentle,kind,andidealisticperson,allofustriedtohelpherfeelthatshestillhadahomewiththeKennedyfamily.  MaryJoKopechneThereisnottruth,nottruthwhatever,tothewidelycirculatedsuspicionsofimmoralconductthathavebeenleveledatmybehaviorandhersregardingthatevening.  Therehasneverbeenaprivaterelationshipbetweenusofanykind.  IknowofnothinginMaryJosconductonthatornayotheroccasion--thesameistrueoftheothergirlsatthatparty--thatwouldlendanysubstancetosuchuglyspeculationabouttheircharacter.  NorwasIdrivingundertheinfluenceofliquor.  Littleoveronemileaway,thecarthatIwasdrivingontheunlitroadwentofanarrowbridgewhichhadnoguardrailsandwasbuiltonaleftangletotheroad.  Thecaroverturnedinadeeppondandimmediatelyfilledwithwater.  IrememberthinkingasthecoldwaterrushedinaroundmyheadthatIwasforcertaindrowning.  ThenwaterenteredmylungsandIactualfeltthesensationofdrowning.  ButsomehowIstruggledtothesurfacealive.  ImadeimmediateandrepeatedeffortstosaveMaryJobedivingintostrongandmurkycurrent,butsucceededonlyinincreasingmystateofutterexhaustionandalarm.网欢迎你。 上一篇:下一篇: 相关范文:英语演讲稿。