Given orders to "search and destroy," a small platoon did just that at small Vietnamese hamlet in 1968. The result was more than 500 people dead, including women and children, and an outraged nation.

Use the link below to answer the questions:

1. What happened on March 16, 1968?
2. How did the government's "body count" policy effect the events at My Lai?
3. What happened to Lt. William Calley?
4. How did the news of My Lai, which didn't break until 1969, effect America?