Television: Delayed Replay

"What follows," said Walter Cronkite two-thirds of the way through a regular newscast last week, "is unusual for the CBS Evening News." Indeed it was. For the rest of the program was given over to an 8 min. 40 sec. report on the accuracy of a 1 min. 50 sec. news item that was telecast last November.

The original film was of combat at Bau Me. Though hardly another My Lai, the action included one gruesome incident. A South Vietnamese soldier pulled a knife from the side of a prostrate prisoner and then plunged it back into his bare stomach. Said Cronkite:...

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