THE MILITARY: Closing the My Lai Case

As it tries to whip its new all-volunteer force into shape, the U.S. Army is doing its best to rid itself of the lingering legacies of Viet Nam. Two weeks ago, Army Secretary Howard H. Callaway paroled Lieut. William L. Calley, the only man convicted for taking part in the My Lai massacre. With Calley free, Callaway last week took another calculated step toward exorcising the demon of Viet Nam. Saying he wanted "to tell it like it is," the Secretary released key parts of the Army's official inquiry into what happened at...

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