Military Opens Hearings on Haditha Killings

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Hearings open on what military prosecutors are calling the massacre of 24 Iraqi civilians by U.S. Marines outside the town of Haditha. First up is Capt. Randy Stone, one of four officers charged with failing to investigate and report the deaths in November 2005.

The hearings are taking place at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Michele Norris talks with NPR's John McChesney.

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