The Nation: The Clamor Over Calley: Who Shares the Guilt?

LEUT. WILLIAM CALLEY'S secretary, Mrs. Shirley Sewell, had just come back to his apartment with the 1971 tags for Calley's Volkswagen and motorboat. Calley had just got up from a nap when Captain Brooks Doyle Jr., his young deputy military counsel, walked through the door. "They've got a verdict, Rusty," Doyle said. Calley stopped in his tracks, his face a mask of fear, his right fist pounding into his left palm. "So they're finally ready," he mumbled, turning into the bedroom to don his Army greens. Half an hour later, Calley walked shakily before the six-man jury, saluted and heard the...

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