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Vietnam / Pullout / Truces / My Lai / Perot #443899

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 26, 1969
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(Studio) Rptd. United States 1st Div. to come home at next pullout and leave guarding of Saigon entrance to South Vietnam. Allies declare 24-hr. truce for New Yr.'s, despite violation charges by both sides.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) 2 members board investigating possible Army coverup of My Lai hold news conference [Lieutenant General William PEERS - says wants to interview some, look at records, and make on-the-site analysis.] [Attorney Robert MACCRATE - says better to evaluate testimony by putting it in setting of actual event.] Staff sergeant David Mitchell and 2 mbrs, of his company to testify Saturday Peers doesn't know when study will be completed.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Hanoi refuses to let H. Ross Perot fly Christmas gifts and supplies to American POWs. Perot offers to give it to North Vietnam orphans.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Valeriani, Richard

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