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My Lai Massacre #219808

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 18, 1972
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(Studio) Columnist Seymour Hersh, who won Pulitzer Prize for exposing My Lai Massacre, reports in "New Yorker" that Pentagon figures show 347 civilians killed in My Lai Massacre, 100 more at My Khe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pentagon reports investigation of charges mentioned by Hersh. Murder charge against Captain Thomas Willingham in connection with My Khe was dropped. Hersh received transcript of Pentagon investigation into My Lai cover-up. Pentagon refuses release while William Calley case in review. Former Army Secretary Stanley Resor once promised publication, but new Army Secretary refuses.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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