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Lt. Calley / Sentence Reduction #16768

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 20, 1971
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(Studio) Lieutenant General Albert O. Connor reduces Lieutenant William L. Calley sentence from life imprisonment to 20 years
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Fort McPherson, Georgia) [3rd Army spokesperson Major Herbert KASSNER - reads statement saying Lieutenant General Connor approves guilty verdict, 20 years confinement.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Fort Benning, Georgia) Calley remains confined to apt. at Fort Benning. [Info. ofr. Captain Willie JOHNSON - says living conditions better in apt. than in post stkade.] [Unidentified GIs, CITIZENS - express opinions regarding sentence reduction.] Case to be reviewed by military appeals system next.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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