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Green Beret Cases #446981

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1969
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(Studio) Case similar to 8 Green Berets held for murder of Vietnam double agent uncovered. Captain convicted in 1967 of killing Vietnam man, thought to be double agent. He's now serving long sentence.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Captain John McCarthy, Junior, in Fort Leavenworth for 24 years Case being appealed. Friends say McCarthy treated unjustly. Army refuses to give out information on case. Defense attys. cannot discuss case either.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) Prison spokesperson won't say if McCarthy there. Army admits it. Defense Department says 8 Berets arrested in Vietnam by Field Cmdrs. and department didn't know of it. 8 taken to regular living qtrs. from hot cells.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Long Binh, South Vietnam) Film of 8 men's new qtrs.; some of best in South Vietnam. Men shown.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Duc Lop, South Vietnam) Special Forces headquarters shown. Near here South Vietnam agent seen talking to North Vietnam and later assassinated.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Nha Trang, South Vietnam) Army has no comment on case. Colonel Robert Rheault's replacement is Colonel Alexander Lemberes. [LEMBERES - says case has effect on morale, but not on our operations. We advise and assist Vietnam. Our image as "cloak and dagger" outfit is wrong.] Who blew whistle on 8 Berets, and what will its effect be on Berets?
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

Reporter(s):
Goralski, Robert;
Hager, Robert;
Huntley, Chet;
Kalber, Floyd
Duration:
00:06:40

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