Editor says, what if the Chappaquiddick Scandal had never happened? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality a private funeral for Mary Jo Kopechne was held at St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, attended by Kennedy.  we assume Nixon beat Pat Brown in 1962 and chooses to run again in 1966, displaced Ronald Reagan. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.