ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1974
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(Studio) Army Secretary Howard Callaway reduces Army Lieutenant William Calley's sentence for My Lai massacre to 10 years Eligible for parole soon.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Calloway says Calley didn't know he could refuse illegal order. His 3 years confinement to qtrs. to count as 1/3 of his sentence.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
(Columbus, Georgia) [Calley attorney Ken. HENSON - says was hopeful for justice. Lieutenant Calley not only 1 at My Lai; he shouldn't take full blame. He was sent on mission and he did it. Should have been totally exonerated.] He'll be sent to Fort Leavenworth; be dismissed as ofr., and be eligible for parole in summer.
REPORTER: WTVM-TV No reporter given
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