NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court refuses Army Lieutenant William Calley's appeal against his conviction for killing 22 Vietnam civilians at My Lai, in 1968. Calley free on bond; Army won't punish him further.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman
(Columbus, Georgia) Calley set free on bond in fall of 1974. Lectures to college students are his only income. [CALLEY - doesn't know circumstances of court's decision.] [Attorney Ken. HENSON - says Calley will lead normal life. ] [HENSON - say Calley made effort not to let bitterness and resentment enter his life.] Says Calley unjustly branded as convicted murderer due to desire to put Vietnam behind us.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
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