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Alan P. Henry, longtime reporter for 22nd Century Media and The Lake Forest Leader, covered the Chappaquiddick story for Boston Herald American in 1969. He reviews the new movie, “Chappaquiddick” and reflects on his experiences in this week’s edition. Alan P. Henry/22nd Century Media
Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter
5:03 pm CDT April 30, 2018
For 60 years, much of the American media has treated the Kennedy family name with reverence bordering on hero-worship, handled family shortcomings with kid gloves, and kept the high-minded fires of Camelot burning bright. All of which makes the well-crafted movie, “Chappaquiddick,” a rare, rude and refreshing awakening.