Archive on 4 - The My Lai Tapes
Robert Hodierne reveals the truth about the infamous My Lai massacre of 16 March 1968, based on the transcript of a Pentagon enquiry conducted by Lt General William Peers. The findings of the investigation were so uncomfortable for the US Military that they were suppressed. Some 400 hours of tape show that US soldiers raped and murdered hundreds of civilians in not just one but three villages in an orgy of killing that proved to be a turning point in the Vietnam War.
- 2009-12-12 20:00:00 - 2009-12-12 21:00:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,