Transcript for Who was Mary Jo Kopechne?
Married to cut pec me was a very dedicated. Campaign worker for Bobby Kennedy she even. Types up his one of his speeches to when he declares. His run for the presidency. Something she was incredibly proud of so even though at the time the women were sometimes called secretaries or assistance. They were true campaign workers in charge of states. And delegates for the election and you know they worked these had 24/7. Remember that there were no copy machines there were no cell phones there were no computers and Israel sent into a lot of physical labor to get their job done. Mary Jo for instance. We send to Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania she was to set up. An event that Bobby was going to come to. To address the people of Wyoming Valley planning now is a solidly coal mining community and a hardworking. And she had to design the set up for. His visit. And they had chosen of the front of one of the department stores he would address the people from the air because across the street there which the city square. And Mary Jo racked up when she said now. She said look down market street right to the market street bridge and beyond to the valley she should you set him up here. And he'll have this vast mountain. Panorama. Of people. That's a better shot. Poor him and for the event so she was giving those kinds of responsibilities. From Bob fans who were the other girls had their own things to do.
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