ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon has received letter from Captain Aubrey Daniel, Lieutenant William Calley's trial prosecutor. [AUDIO-VISUAL FAILURE.]
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Senator Birch Bayh feels Calley verdict just, Nixon wrong for intervening in case. [BAYH - says Nixon playing political with Calley case and My Lai tragedy; concerned Nixon intervention could give North Vietnam excuse to impose further hardships on United States POWs.] [Senator Robert TAFT - feels Nixon's responsibility to intervene in Calley case.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark
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