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Herbert Affair #13671

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 1971
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(Studio) Senior ofr. who accused superiors of covering up atrocities charges he was muzzled.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Fort McPherson, Georgia) [Lieutenant Colonel Anthony B. HERBERT - says not true that he didn't make charges until 18 mos. after relieved of Vietnam post, as Army says; secured civilian attorney to draw up charges. Army's agreement to investigate has been muzzled.] Army denies muzzling. Army says 18 of 21 charges unfounded; didn't involve Americans or already disposed of. Rest of charges referred to general court martial, but

Reasoner, Harry

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