• Short Summary

    Lieutenant William Calley is admitting at his Fort Benning court martial that he killed South Vietnamese civilians at My Lai village in 1968.

  • Description

    Lieutenant William Calley is admitting at his Fort Benning court martial that he killed South Vietnamese civilians at My Lai village in 1968. Defence lawyer Richard Kay, in a statement to newsmen yesterday (Wednesday) outlining Calley's proposed testimony, announced that Calley considers he was following orders at My Lai and that he was psychologically impaired by the stress of combat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7Y500NR414WIRFFKEQVTZWDAB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7Y500NR414WIRFFKEQVTZWDAB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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