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William Laws Calley Jr. (born June 8, 1943) is a former United ...

wikipedia - 17 Mar 2018
William Laws Calley Jr. (born June 8, 1943) is a former United States Army officer convicted by court-martial of murdering 22 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968, during the Vietnam War. While not technically exonerated, after three and a half years of house arrest, Calley was released after a ruling by federal judge J. Robert Elliott who found that Calley's trial had been prejudiced by pre-trial publicity, denial of subpoenas of certain defense witnesses, refu
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Army's top lawyer honors prosecutor in 1971 My Lai court-martial

Stars and Stripes - 22 Aug 2018
His mostly extemporaneous closing argument in 1971 in the court-martial of Lt. William Calley is considered one of the greatest in U.S. jurisprudence and is studied in law schools to this day. But that's not why Daniel was honored recently on Caserma ...
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My Lai exhibit in Portland marks 50th anniversary of war atrocity

Press Herald - 14 Sep 2018
Lt. William L. Calley Jr., who led the first platoon into My Lai, was convicted in 1971 for the murders of 22 people during the rampage. He was sentenced to life in prison, but President Nixon ordered his sentence reduced and he wound up serving three ...
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My Lai massacre exhibit opens in Portland

Lewiston Sun Journal - 15 Sep 2018
Lt. William L. Calley Jr., who led the first platoon into My Lai, was convicted in 1971 for the murders of 22 people during the rampage. He was sentenced to life in prison, but President Nixon ordered his sentence reduced and he wound up serving three ...
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Bill Nemitz: My Lai exhibit puts us on the other side of our guns

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - 16 Sep 2018
Scroll through the Pentagon's website “The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration” and you'll eventually come upon five objectives behind the $63 million, 10-year effort to pay tribute to a war most Americans would rather forget. The goals ...
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For Seymour Hersh, a long career is the best revenge

Daily Astorian - 10 Sep 2018
The best way to tell a story, no matter how significant or complicated, “was to get the hell out of the way and write it,” said the man who broke details of Lt. William Calley Jr.'s shooting of 109 Vietnamese civilians in 1969. Twenty-six American ...
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Review: Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh hates lies

Charleston Post Courier - 02 Sep 2018
As his anger over Vietnam grows, he pursues stories that he hopes will change its direction, eventually unearthing a story about William Calley and how American soldiers committed horrific atrocities in My Lai. Hersh is upfront about how this story ...
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50 YEARS AFTER MY LAI: What I learned representing Lt. Calley

The Commercial Appeal - 09 Mar 2018
Flanked by two military policemen carrying his personal belongings, Lt. William Calley, Jr., of Miami, Fla., leaves court at Fort Benning, Ga., April 1, 1971, after he was sentenced to life imprisonment. Calley was found guilty of murder of Vietnamese ...
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Briefs: Seymour Hersh's Southwest Suburban roots

Suburban Chicagoland - 25 Aug 2018
William Calley Jr., Hersh also broke the story about Mordechai Vanunu who exposed Israel's lies about its nuclear weapons program — the mainstream American biased news media helped cover it up –Vanunu has been persecuted consistently by Israel's ...
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It's 1968. A young private learns My Lai is far from the only lie

Lexington Herald Leader - 02 Jun 2018
In March 1968 at My Lai, American soldiers under the command of Lt. William Calley slaughtered over 500 civilians in an unprovoked attack. Many killings were accompanied by rape, torture and mutilation of women, children, babies and elderly men clearly ...
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My Lai -- 50 years on

The Sun Chronicle - 12 Mar 2018
So they — Calley and (PFC Paul) Meadlo — got on line and fired directly into the people. There were bursts and single shots for two minutes. It was automatic. The people screamed and yelled and fell. I guess they tried to get up, too. They couldn't ...
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Exhibit on Vietnam War's My Lai Massacre comes to Santa Fe

Santa Fe New Mexican - 02 Mar 2018
On the morning of March 16, 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, a company of U.S. Army soldiers under the command of Lt. William Calley entered a small Vietnamese hamlet called My Lai in a search of Viet Cong combatants. They found none. Instead ...
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The Ghosts of My Lai

Smithsonian - 05 Jan 2018
William Laws Calley Jr. was never really meant to be an officer in the U.S. Army. After getting low grades and dropping out of Palm Beach Junior College, he tried to enlist in 1964, but was rejected because of a hearing defect. Two years later, with ...
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Seymour Hersh's Reporter: A life exposing government lies and crimes

World Socialist Web Site - 03 Sep 2018
But unlike his peers, who were content to toe the Pentagon line, Hersh set out to find Calley. Possessing the ability to strike up a rapport with seemingly anyone, Hersh, who had served in the army for six months, managed to drink his way into the ...
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A Brief History of 10 Essential Presidential Pardons

Smithsonian - 02 Aug 2017
The 1968 massacre involved three platoons, one of which was commanded by Lieutenant William Calley. U.S. soldiers killed at least 300 civilians, but only Calley was convicted for the murders. Calley served three years of his sentence, mostly under ...
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Survivors recall US massacre in My Lai

Aljazeera.com - 12 Mar 2018
Although 26 US soldiers were charged with war crimes, only the platoon leader Lieutenant William Calley was convicted of murder. Calley made his first public apology in 2009: "There is not a day that goes by that I do not feel remorse for what happened ...
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911 Attack Timeline, Date & Year

Heavy.com - 11 Sep 2018
September 11, 2001 is a date that stands out in our nation's history, not as a day of defeat, but as a day where America showed that it is, indeed, united. The infamous September 11th terrorist attacks happened in 2001 and a year later, the day was ...
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Three Heroes at My Lai

Reason - 16 Mar 2018
Thompson landed and confronted Lt. William Calley, who was busy eliminating civilians. Calley basically told Thompson to mind his own business. Meanwhile, Sgt. David Mitchell made sure nobody was still moving in the irrigation ditch chosen to be the ...
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Ernest Medina, key figure in My Lai Massacre, dies at 81

ArmyTimes.com - 14 May 2018
Lt. William L. Calley Jr., who led the first platoon into My Lai, was the only one convicted of the 25 men originally charged in the massacre. In a 1988 interview with The Associated Press, Medina looked back on My Lai as a “horrendous thing” that ...

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