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Vietnam / Hamlet Incident #201711

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 1969
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(Studio) Report on another alleged massacre.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mekong Delta, South Vietnam) Pentagon studies report of American Company using homes at hamlet for target practice. Assistant priest says it didn't happen. American Company last year mistakenly shot man thought to be VC, after 1 of tanks blew up. Hses. accidentally sprayed by gunfire. Woman describes incident and resulting deaths. Pentagon says event occurred this year, not last year Hamlet population and war damage shown. United States government, May, 1969 film shows atrocities committed by other side. Humanity and inhumanity both here.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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