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CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 01, 1969
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(Studio) United States Court of Mil. Appeals receives petition to prohibit media from rpting. more accounts of My Lai. Defense and prosecution of upcoming court-martial of Lieutenant William Calley filed petition. Calley Commander, Captain Ernest Medina, also investigated. Attorney F. Lee Bailey representatives him.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Columbus, Ohio) [BAILEY - likens situation to Nuremburg Trials, where each accused Commander of responsibility. Asked for conference with some of admin. to head off pretrial publicity. Calley no murderer; calls it a bad war. Would like to cross-examine witnesses.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Ryan, Tom

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