Trials: Nuremberg and Viet Nam

It seemed at first a pedestrian case ambling toward a predictable conclusion. An obscure physician from Brooklyn, drafted into the Army and clearly a military misfit, was haled before a general court-martial, charged with preaching antiwar dogma to enlisted men and refusing to teach them dermatology as he had been ordered. But last week the case of Captain Howard Levy took on unexpected significance both as a precedent in military law and as a chapter in the worldwide debate over the Vietnamese war. For the first time...

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