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The court-martial of Lt. Calley

Author: C Dorian WalkerRichard NaughtonRichard BelzerWilliam C WestmorelandStanley KarnowAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : World Almanac Video : Choices, Inc. [distributor], [2000?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Vietnam War was fought not only in Asia, but also in America. One of the biggest shocks was the realization that American soldiers, and not just distant enemies, were capable of war crimes. The court-martial of a young platoon leader accused of murdering Vietnamese civilians brought a confused nation face to face with this devastating fact. This documentary includes commentary by soldiers in Calley's platoon,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: William Laws Calley, Jr.; William Laws Calley, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: C Dorian Walker; Richard Naughton; Richard Belzer; William C Westmoreland; Stanley Karnow; Richard Hammer; John Sack; Cinetel Productions.; Courtroom Television Network.; Choices, Inc.; World Almanac Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1930545401 9781930545403
OCLC Number: 47047491
Notes: Originally produced as a segment on the television program Court TV in 1998.
Duration on container: 50 min.
Credits: Exec. producers, Eric Ober, Erik Sorenson ; editors, C. Dorian Walker, Elaine Nogay Walker.
Performer(s): Host: Richard Belzer; narrator: James Naughton.
Commentary: William Westmoreland, Stanley Karnow, Richard Hammer, John Sack.
Description: 1 videocassette (37 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Landmark war crimes trials (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Cinetel Productions, Knoxville, Tennessee in association with Courtroom Television Network ; written and produced by C. Dorian Walker.

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The Vietnam War was fought not only in Asia, but also in America. One of the biggest shocks was the realization that American soldiers, and not just distant enemies, were capable of war crimes. The court-martial of a young platoon leader accused of murdering Vietnamese civilians brought a confused nation face to face with this devastating fact. This documentary includes commentary by soldiers in Calley's platoon, archival footage of the atrocities and his court-martial trial.

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