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Many Reasons Why


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The American Involvement in Vietnam
Presented by Michael Charlton There's no question that there was a breakdown (of discipline) at the time of the incident there at My Lai; but of course this is very small compared with the massacre of civilians in Hue" by the North Vietnamese ... The My Lai incident was a most regrettable one. The orders were clear. Every soldier had a card on how to treat an enemy in his hands. This was a case where the leadership fell down ... This is a sad chapter, but it was an aberration. There was not an incident comparable to that during the course of the whole war. (GENERAL WESTMORELAND) 6: Gulliver in Lilliput
Michael Charlton interviews the Commander of American Land Forces in Vietnam. General William Westmoreland , about fighting the war.


Presented By: Michael Charlton
Unknown: William Westmoreland
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

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