Search the Archive

Vietnam / My Lai /-Rivers / Mitchell #201561

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Representative Mendel Rivers ends House Armed Services Sub. Committee's study of My Lai. Names 4-man investigative team for in-depth probe. Says he's heard no evidence to convict anyone. 1 of 2 charged in My Lai affair, sergeant David Mitchell held News Conf.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Hood, Texas) [sergeant MITCHELL - feels charges are unjust. Not guilty; nothing out of ordinary at My Lai. [Attorney Ossie BROWN - chides reporter for going into facts of case.] Mitchell says photos purported to be of My Lai possibly could be.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil
Duration:
00:01:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.