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West Point / Pelosi Punishment #229329

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1973
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(Studio) West Point commencement yesterday. For 1 cadet James Pelosi, end to long ordeal.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(West Point Academy) Pelosi charged with violating honor system. Bd. of officers dismissed case but Pelosi forced to endure the Silence, form of severe punishment. [PELOSI - says forced to live and eat alone. Ostracized by cadets and academy officials almost 2 years Punishment is personally degrading, but stuck it out because personal pride.] 5 other cadets have gone to federal court protesting punishment.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Mudd, Roger;
Schakne, Robert

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