NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 23, 1969
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(Studio) 4 Army Sgts.: Wooldridge, Higdon, Hatcher, and Lazar took 5th Amendment during Senator hearings.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) [Senator John McCLELLAN - asks if conduct is breach of trust, and you've been traitor to government] [sergeant Major William WOOLDRIDGE - takes 5th.] [Senator Abraham RIBICOFF - asks about alias.] [sergeant Win. HIGDON - takes 5th.] [Senator Charles PERCY - wants to give them another chance.] [ATTORNEY - asks Percy which 1 of Sgts. he wants to hear decline 1st.] [WOOLDRIDGE - says inappropriate to comment.] [HIGDON - says "no comment."] 5th Amendment taken 114 times.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski
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