Westmoreland v. CBS Libel Case

The panelists discussed Westmoreland v. CBS in which General William Westmoreland charged that the producer of a 1982 CBS special,… read more

The panelists discussed Westmoreland v. CBS in which General William Westmoreland charged that the producer of a 1982 CBS special, “The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception,” manipulated the story to fit their conclusions. In 1985 the case was settled out of court but its arguments continue to be studied by the legal profession. The panelists were all participants in the case, including the judge, a juror, and attorneys for Westmoreland, Wallace and CBS. close

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Westmoreland v. CBS Libel Case

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Program ID:
99615-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 1998
Last Aired:
May 28, 1998

Airing Details

  • May 27, 1998 | 11:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 27, 1998 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 1998 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 1998 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 1998 | 2:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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