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Henderson Trial #214003

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1971
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(Studio) Colonel Oran K. Henderson testifies at My Lai court martial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Meade, MD) 103rd witness will testify in last My Lai trial. Civilian attorney Henry Rothblatt lets Henderson tell own story of My Lai events he's accused of covering up. Henderson denies being asked to investigate massacre; just to report helicopter pilot threatened to shoot American ground troops; believed no wrongdoing at My Lai. [HENDERSON - says when this is over, Americans will know all they wanted to know about My Lai; states didn't try to coverup; notes no reason why jury shouldn't believe me.] Cross-examination to be arduous `and lengthy.
REPORTER: Hal Walker Artist: Aggie Whelan

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Walker, Hal
Duration:
00:02:20

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