• Short Summary

    THE TRIAL IN FORT BENNING, GEORGIA, OF 27-YEAR-OLD U.S. ARMY OFFICER LIEUTENANT WILLIAM L. CALLEY?

  • Description

    THE TRIAL IN FORT BENNING, GEORGIA, OF 27-YEAR-OLD U.S. ARMY OFFICER LIEUTENANT WILLIAM L. CALLEY JUNIOR, ACCUSED OF MASS MURDER IN SOUTH VIETNAM, HAS AROUSED WORLD WIDE INTEREST. MONDAY'S (MARCH 29) GUILTY VERDICT AROUSED EVEN MORE PASSION, ESPECIALLY WITHIN THE UNITED STATES ARMY. A REPORTER IN SOUTH VIETNAM INTERVIEWED SOME OF THE MEN OF CALLEY'S OLD PLATOON IN CHU LAI, AFTER THE GUILTY VERDICT BUT BEFORE THE LIFE IMPRISONMENT SENTENCE WHICH WAS PASSED TODAY (WEDNESDAY MARCH 31). VISNEWS HAS INTERCUT FILM OF THESE INTERVIEWS WITH A PRESS CONFERENCE IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, GIVEN BY CAPTAIN ERNEST MEDINA -- CALLEY'S FORMER COMPANY COMMANDER, WHO IS HIMSELF AWAITING TRIAL FOR MURDER AT MY LAI.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5S2R9YPH592FDM71FEE7EY24Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA5S2R9YPH592FDM71FEE7EY24Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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