CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 17, 1971
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(Studio) 4 years since My Lai. Mil. trials reviewed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [1970 My Lai film shown; also "Life" magazine photos.] Trials considered: S/sergeant David Mitchell; Captain Eugene Kotouc; sergeant Chas. Hutto; Lieutenant William Calley; Captain Ernest Medina; and Colonel Oran Henderson. [Films, interviews, sketches shown with regard to 6 men.] Calley as possible scapegoat pondered. General William Westmoreland's advance to Army Chief of Staff noted. Was it premeditated murder?
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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