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Green Beret Case, #204965

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 1969
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(Studio) Attorney George Gregory says Vietnam allegedly killed by 8 Green Berets was double-agent for United States and North Vietnam. Gregory representatives Major Thomas Middleton Gregory says agent's death saved many lives., Army refuses to discuss case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Nha Trang, South Vietnam) Some Berets say they've been threatened with arrest or prison if they talk about case. Commander Special Forces Colonel Alexander Lemberes denies charge. [LEMBERES says I didn't tell Berets not to talk of case. Don't think anyone did. Have not been told about case and haven't inquired.] Except for former Beret Commander, Robt Rheault, all of defendants in intelligence branch and all based here. Reporter tells positions of 8 men. Theory is that well-planned assassination backfired and men being sacrificed to avoid political repercussions.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:02:50

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