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Artist or CreatorLeslie Gibbard
Title or Caption'A Mr Ali to see you, Mr President - wanting a pardon for not killing anybody ...'
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date03 Apr 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptCalley
Person DepictedAli; Muhammad (1942-2016)
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 2 April: Lieutenant William Calley was confined to quarters at Fort Benning, Georgia, as the result of President Nixon's intervention in his case. Mr Nixon's decision to release from prison the man who had just been sentenced for the premeditated murder of 22 civilians, was seen as political rather than for legal reasons.
SubjectsPresidents USA
USA
Vietnam War 1964-1973
draft-dodging
massacres
soldiers
trials
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