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Massacre Interview / Senate Reaction / Agnew Criticism #3129

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1969
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(Studio) Attys. for Army and Calley move to suppress public interviews of witnesses before Court-martial begins. CBS interview with ex-soldier and participant in massacre, Paul Meadlo, brought strong Capitol Hill reaction.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Interview denounced by Hollings and Senator Peter Dominick. [Senator DOMINICK - calls it bad judgment on CBS' point It had judicial and legal impacts.] Secretary of Army, Stanley Resor, to appear before Congress Armed Services Cmtes. Senator Jacob Javits calls for inquiry as to why Army waited so long to disclose facts about killings. Cautioned press to handle story with care until Court-martial over. Also spoke of Agnew's news media attacks. [Senator JAVITS - says serious matter if it's administration policy; not if it's Vice President's personal opinion.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:10

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