CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1969
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(Studio) Army to court-martial 6 of 8 Green Berets charged with murder of South Vietnam civilian. Won't ask for death penalty. Victim suspected double agent. CIA rptd involved. 6 tried are officers, incling. former Berets head. 2 noncommissioned witnesses may be used as prosecution witnesses against other 6. Several Congmen. protest trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [Representative Peter RODINO, JR. - says men used as scapegoats for bungling and mishandling of case. Men point of elite corps. Can't understand how case got so out of hand.] [Defense Attorney Henry ROTHBLATT - says no legal evidence of murder. No case without corpse. No crime committed.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
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