NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 08, 1969
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(Studio) Lieutenant William Calley's Attys. file motion to have charges dropped against him. Charge he can't get fair trial due to prejudicial publicity. Hearing on motion January 20. Army to decide on court-martial for sergeant David Mitchell, accused of assault with intent to kill. Pentagon Bd. conts. to study how My Lai was investigated.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Captain Ernest Medina's Intelligence Ofr. and Commander Aviation Battalion who coptered men to My Lai, testified Army conducts briefing for Congress on Communist atrocities. Most slain during Tet offensive in 1968. [House Armed Services Committee Richard ICHORD - talks about Communist atrocities. Communists use My Lai as propaganda.]
REPORTER: Robert Goralski