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Vietnam / My Lai / Mitchell #443666

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 1969
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(Studio) Army still hasn't decided if it will try sergeant David Mitchell for charge of assault with intent to kill.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(FT. Hood, Texas) [sergeant MITCHELL - says charges untrue; not guilty. Served under Medina. Plans for Army career.] [Attorney Ossie BROWN - says publicity out of proportion. Disapptd. in President' remarks with regard to My Lai. Hurts people who are innocent until proven guilty.] [Mil. Cnsl. Captain James BOWDISH - says awaiting decision from Cmding. General about whether Mitchell to go to trial. Evidence doesn't show built on Mitchell's point so far.]
REPORTER: No reporter given (WBRI-TV)

Huntley, Chet

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