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My Lai / Hearings #9452

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1970
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(Studio) Fort Benning, Georgia, hearings begin on My Lai incident.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Fort Benning, Georgia ) Hearings begin with Lieutenant William Calley's pre-trial. prosecution for defense says high-officials pressured for-Calley's court martial; government denies it. 1st to take stand Fort Benning's chief legal officer, Colonel Robert Lathrop. Prosecutor, Captain Aubrey Daniel asks Lathrop if at anytime he was told what action to take. [Defense attorney George LATIMER - says publicity has affected case.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist: David Smiton

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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