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Vietnam / Song My Massacre / House #201232

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1969
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(Studio) Army holds Lieutenant William Calley and sergeant David Mitchell for possible Court-martial in alleged massacre of 100s of civilians in Song My area. Ex-soldier, Michael Terry, reported coming across scene of massacre. Photos of massacre, as seen in Cleveland, Ohio's "The Plain Dealer," shown. Ronald Haeberle took photos. sergeant Michael Bernhardt also witnessed slayings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Fort Dix, New Jersey) [BERNHARDT - tells of seeing members of Company fire onto groups of civilians. Describes how bodies were laid out. There was order to destroy town and inhabitants. 60-70 took point Think I was only 1 who refused to do so. Copter pilot lodged complaint, and was later killed and subject was dropped. Calley carried out orders.]
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

(Studio) Representative William Minshall of Defense Appropriations Sub. Committee calls for study of affair.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Kilpatrick, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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