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Woman Officer Court Martial #202407

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 1969
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(Studio) Navy Lieutenant Susan Schnall returns to duty pending appeal as 1st US woman officer to be sentenced to prison term. Court martial gave nurse 6 mos. hard labor for anti-war activities.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Oakland, California) Lieutenant Schnall, wife of medical student, told her prison term would be suspended whatever trial outcome. [Lieutenant Susan SCHNALL - believes she should be able to speak out as member of armed forces. Stand moral one, and covered in Nuremburg code, which enabled officers to speak out against unreal issues. Against all wars and Vietnam conflict.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:01:40

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