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My Lai / Mitchell / Ruling #206448

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 1970
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(Studio) Judge in sergeant David Mitchell My Lai trial won't admit testimony from witnesses who speak at House investigation unless House releases transcripts; Representative Edward Hebert won't release testimony.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Jencks Act says defendant can see evidence government has against him; Hebert fears House testimony may prejudice My Lai trials; ruling may end prosecution of all My Lai defendants.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Secretary Army Stanley Resor denies General William Westmoreland knew of My Lai before information released.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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