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Brig. Gen. Donaldson / Lt. Col. McCloskey / Murder Charges #217485

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 02, 1971
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(Studio) Army accuses Brigadier General John West Donaldson of murdering 6 Vietnam civilians, assaulting 2 others; army accuses Lieutenant Colonel William J. McCloskey of murdering 2 Vietnam civilians.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Alexandria, Virginia) [DONALDSON - says investigation report 1 sided; has full confidence in army, judicial system; believes will be vindicated.] Pentagon says both Donaldson and McCloskey accused of firing at civilians from copters.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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