CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1974
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(Studio) Army Lieutenant William Calley, accused of massacring My Lai, Vietnam, citizens, may soon go free. Army Secretary, Howard Callaway cut his 20 year sentence in 1/2. (DC) Calley free on bail now. New sentence means eligible for parole. Calaway, says Calley guilty, but thought he was carrying out legal order. Little Nixon can do to affect Calley case. President can only reduce sentences.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite Bob Schieffer
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