The third season of Fox News Channel's Scandalous returned with an in-depth look at the sexual assault trial of William Kennedy Smith. 

The three-week-long historical documentary spotlights the chance 1991 encounter at a Palm Beach, Florida nightspot between the nephew of President John F. Kennedy and a local woman from Jupiter, Florida.



The accusation by 29-year-old Patricia Bowman would ultimately lead to a heavily scrutinized rape trial, one of the first nationally-televised trials in which millions of Americans tuned in to watch the dramatic proceedings.

"Scandalous: The Trial of William Kennedy Smith" takes an extensive look at the rape allegation and revisits the dramatic 10-day trial through interviews with key witnesses, notable reporters and court officials.

The premiere episode, "Balmy Palm Beach," focused on the media frenzy surrounding the accusation against Kennedy Smith, then a 30-year-old medical student at Georgetown University. 

Watch a clip above and tune in to "Scandalous" on Sunday nights at 8:00pm ET on Fox News Channel, plus see the special director's cut on Fox Nation.


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