ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 1973
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(Studio) Senator Armed Services Committee holds hearings with regard to secret military involvement in Laos and Cambodia in `69 and `70. Committee looks into another grave accusation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) [Former Air Force Captain Gerald GREVEN - states he received orders to strike hospital.] [Former Army intelligence specialist Allen STEVENSON - testifies prime targets for air strikes were fixed installations, troop concentrations and enemy hospitals.] Army Chief of Staff Creighton Abrams denies enemy hospitals were designated as targets. Abrams admits he knew about secret military involvement in Laos and Cambodia. [Senator Harold HUGHES - demands reason for not informing Senator Armed Services Committee at confirmation hearings.] [ABRAMS - states he wasn't asked about secret military involvement at hearings.] Abrams denies taking part in lies on Cambodia bombing; orders for secrecy came from DC.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
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