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My Lai / Laird / Media / Cong. #3284

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 01, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird doesn't think My Lai will hurt President' policies, but won't say it helps. United States Court of Mil. Appeals gets joint petition from prosecution and defense of Lieutenant William Calley's case. Both sides ask for restraining order to stop media from further reports Report on Congress reaction.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) House shelves resolution praising all Vietnam vets and troops still there. House to approve 1 praising President peace efforts. Senate Foreign Relations Committee opens new Vietnam hearings next month [Chairperson J. William FULBRIGHT - says don't anticipate looking into My Lai affair, although it affects foreign relations]

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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