[News Script: News at Ten]

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Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story with Lee Elsesser, the first story, Crime is about the mafia gaining control of a large number of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents in New Jersey and a local investigation into the alleged corruption. The second story, Mee Lie is about the My Lai Massacre, the Vietnam War mass murder of unarmed South Vietnamese civilians by U.S. troops. The story states that a statement issued by the Pentagon has not found evidence that the army covered up this massacre, however, chairman Mendel Rivers said there's no … continued below

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.) December 10, 1969, 10:00 p.m.

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  • Main Title: [News Script: News at Ten]
  • Alternate Title: Crimes
  • Alternate Title: Mee Lie Hearings
  • Series Title: NBC News Scripts

Description

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story with Lee Elsesser, the first story, Crime is about the mafia gaining control of a large number of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents in New Jersey and a local investigation into the alleged corruption. The second story, Mee Lie is about the My Lai Massacre, the Vietnam War mass murder of unarmed South Vietnamese civilians by U.S. troops. The story states that a statement issued by the Pentagon has not found evidence that the army covered up this massacre, however, chairman Mendel Rivers said there's no evidence the massacre took place.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: NBC 5/KXAS News Scripts (AR0787), University of North Texas Special Collections

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KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection

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  • December 10, 1969, 10:00 p.m.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: News at Ten], item, December 10, 1969, 10:00 p.m.; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1216390/: accessed August 12, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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