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FRIDAY 'JANUARY 26, 1968

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE TIME

FRIDY, ANUAY 2, 198 TE MIHIGN DALY AGE HRE

Gardner

Quits

#Over
Claims War
Hampered
Programs
Plane Resumption
Of Business Career
As Special Consultant
WASHINGTON (R) - President
Johnson announced yesterday the
resignation of John W. Gardner
as secretary of health, education
$ and welfare. Gardner is the second
Cabinet officer to resign within
two months.
Gardner's resignation c a m e
amid signs he has become increas-
ingly discouraged by the way the
Vietnam war has limited domestic
programs he considers essential to
the nation's well being, although
the White House said Vietnam
had nothing to do with it.
The resignation, which Johnson
announced at the White House
with "deep regret," followed the
Nov. 29 announcement that Rob-
ert S. McNamara would leave his
M job as secretary of defense. Both
are Republicans.
United Nations Ambassador Ar-
thur J. Goldberg reportedly will
resign early this year, and other
major resignations recently have
included the budget director and
the chairman of the Council of
w Economic Advisers, the Interstate
Commerce Commission and the
Civil Aeronautics Board.
Return to Carnegie
Gardner, 55, said he will return
March 1 to the Carnegie Corp.
whose presidency he left two and
one half years ago on a two-year
leave of absence. He said he will
serve Carnegie as a consultant on
a special project.
The President did not name
Gardner's successor, but there was
speculation that the job might
be filled for the remainder of this
year by Undersecretary Wilbur J.
SCoh~en, who has served as a top
assistant to the last three secre-
taries.
Reorganized
As secretary, Gardner has en-
gineered major reorganizations of
the Public Health Service and
other department units and has
4 nearly completed a reshuffling of
the entire health operation.
Word of the resignation came
as a surprise even to some of
Gardner's closest associates, al-
though they would not have been
surprised to see him resign at the'
end of Johnson's current term in
November.
The White House said the an-
nouncement was made sooner
than expected because of news
stories speculating that the res-
ignation was coming. .
Not Submitted
A spokesman for the secretary
had issued a statement Wednes-
day saying Gardner had not sub-
mitted his resignation and was
not dissatisfied with the new
budget, due to be announced Mon-
day.
Gardner fought for a higher
department budget than Johnson
would agree to. And he is reported
to have complained to friends
after recent talks at the LBJ
ranch in Texas.
Disapproved Cuts
Nor was Gardner happy about
cuts ordered by Congress which
will reduce Welfare Department
spending by $550 million between
now and July 1.

Gardner's discouragement with
the nation's progress in solving
its domestic problems-especially
in the cities--has been no secret.
In a speech Dec. 27, he said,
1 "It does not seem to me that
either the Congress or the public
is fully aware of the alarming
character of our domestic crisis.
We are in deep trouble as a people.
And history is not going to deal
kindly with a rich nation that
will not tax itself to cure its
miseries."
While Congress has balked at
Johnson's plea for a 10 per cent
tax surcharge, Gardner said re-
cently he thinks an even greater
increase is needed if urban prob-
lems are to be met.
What's itlie
to work
for agiant?
Depends on the giant. If the
giant happens to be Ford Motor
Company, it can be a distinct
advantage. See your placement
director and make an appoint-

Domestic

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Terrorists Bomb
Miami Shipers
MIAMI, Fla. (R)-Two MiamiI pecializados business on Flagler
establishments that ship commer- Street, in theheart of Little Ha-
cial packages to Cuba were hit vana, and the All Cargo Travel
with terrorist bombs early yester- Agency on Coral Way. A third
day. Exile leaders said the bomb- I blast hit an automobile garage
ers would accomplish nothing ex- but police said it probably was a
cept to "deprive old women and: case of mistaken identity.
children of food, clothing and Exiles Valdez and J. Astigar-
medicine." :ara, owner of the travel agency,
It was generally agreed in the i agreed the blasts were the work of
city's Little Havana section that j Cuban Power.
the bombing was the work of Cu- "They are trying to stop the
ban Power, a new, mysterious anti- shipping of packages to Cuba,"
Castro organization. The group Valdez said. "They believe our
claimed credit Saturday when a shipments help Castro."
plane loaded with supplies for | U.S. Customs Officer Joe Boyett
Cubans was bombed at Miami In- said between 1,000 and 2.000 pack-
ternational Airport. ages are sent by Cuban exiles to
"They're taking the wrong ap- ; relatives in their home land each
prach"Tey'resaingelrongp-month. He said the packages are
profahe"sad Fseven Rothishim- all routed by way of Mexico. Spain
selfjaied fr svenmonts lst r Canada.
year for t e r r o ri s t activities. A statement issued b Cuban
"They're just depriving old women Powerateretisedb ua
and children of food, medicine and Power after Saturdays plane
^lothing." bombing said the shipments would
Sokesenfoobe stopped because they contained
Spokesmen for other groups said spare parts and electrical equip-
the bombings reflected a new exile nent which helped Castro.
militancy brought on by the U.S. Astigarrara and Valdez said they
policy of neutrality toward Fidel shipped only medicine, food and
Castro's government. clothing to Cuba for people who
The early morning blasts ripped were trying to help friends and
through Jose Valdez' Servicios Es- relatives on the Communist island.
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DEFENSE SECRETARY NOMINEE
Nominated by President Johnson as the new Secretary of De-
fense, Clark Clifford has been under examination by the Senate
Armed Services Committee to determine his fitness for the job.
If approved, Clifford would succeed Robert McNamara to the

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WASHINGTON (P)-The Fed-
eral Communications Commission
lenied yesterday a request by Sen.
Eugene J. McCarthy (D-Minn),
for free television time to answer
statements President Johnson
made in a three-network interview
Dec. 19.
In the- telecast, Johnson spoke
3f "the effect of the Kennedy-
McCarthy movement," and of the
presidential ambitions of both Mc-
Carthy and Sen. Robert F. Ken-
nedy (D-NY) indicating they were
working together politically. Both
have denied collusion.
In a seven page letter to Blair
Clark, McCarthy's campaign man-
ager, the commission said that un-

der its rule a legally qualified can-
didate is a "person who has pub-
licly announced as a candidate for
nomination."
The commission held that to
abandon this rule would leave can-
didates, political figures and
broadcast licensees in a hopelessly
uncertain and untenable position.
The commission also denied Mc-
Carthy's contentions that under
the FCC's "fairness doctrine" and
its rules regarding personal attacks
he was entitled to time on the
three networks to reply.
All three major networks, ABC,
CBS and NBC, previously had re-
fused to grant McCarthy time to
reply to Johnson's statement.

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