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KENNEDY vs. McCARTHY
WHO CAN WIN?
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Vol. LXXVIII, No. 144 Ann Arbor, Michigan, Friday, March 22, 1968 Seven Cents

Ten Pages

SGC To Help 'U'

Get State Funds
Asks Regents To Hold Joint Meeting'
To Discuss Issues With Students

Rocky Withdraws
From Contention
'In Republican Race

By DAN SHARE
Student Government Council last night voted to organ- .f.
ize alumni and students in a campaign to pressure the State
Legislature into restoring proposed cuts made in the Uni-
versity's budget appropriation, ge. :pr:;"nm e
Council also invited the Regents to participate in a meet- f
M ing with an open dialogue on student problems at "any time,
any place."
SGC decided to work for restoration of Gov. Romney's
recommended $64.7 million, rather than trying to get the -
$75.8 million the University originally requested. The state
Senate has approved a $61.3 million appropriation for the ?
University The bill is currently in the state House Appro-
priations Committee.
SGC President Mike Koeneke, '69BAd, said that Univer-
sity officials have indicated that if the extra $3.4 million
,were not appropriated a $348 tuition hike for out-state stu-
dents would be necessary.
Koeneke said it is vital that students unite behind the
-- -- - -- - effort. "I c a n n o t s t r e s s
enough," he said, "how much
Protesti g we will be sticking our necks !
out in the next two weeks."
Ask Dialogue
I1 ellSifies SGC's letter to the Regents was -
a warning of just how serious the Prof. 1.. Hart Wright Addresse
lack of dialogue between the stu-
At~ ~ ~ o adUidns and Regents had become.
The letter reads .in part: "The
den s Local ADA Chaptei
WASHINGTON (A') - Rebelling possibility of future conflicts be-
students swelled their occupation tween the Regents and SGC is
forces in the administration very real and seems to us to make
building of predominantly Negro it imperative that free and open u s
Howard University yesterday as !lines of communication be es-
school o p er a t i o n s remained I tablished."
halted Council stressed that this is an By STEVE NISSEN of the history department and L.
Other students held their urgent reiteration of former in- The Ann Arbor chapter of Amer- Hart Wright of the Law School
ground in school dormitories in vitations. Sam Sherman, '68, icans for Democratic Action spoke against offering the en-:
defiance of a warning by school pointed out that the Regents have (ADA) last night refused to de- $ dOr
received several such invitations liver an exclusive endorsement for The group narrowly defeated by
would be cleared out tomorrow if "The Regents," he said, "are the President to either Sen. Robert a 19-18 voted a motion to offer no:
othe uprising didn't end. The stu-I ones who are setting back the Kennedy or Sen. Eugene Mc- endorsement for any candidate.
te sididn't mTe dialogue on this campus." Carthy. Support Peace Platform
Officials of the udn't sov - Endorsements However, the group passed a Wright proposed that ADA offer
dent said dcddtfomly!support for a peace platform at:
ported university could not be SGC also decided to formally resolution to "commend the can- the Chiag centormat
found. They issued no statement endorse Mrs. Norma Kraker, (R- the Chicago convention rather
beyond one Wednesday announc- First Ward), superintendent of didacy of Sen. Kel- than engaging in a "purely polit-
ing that the school was closed Off Campus Housing, Len Quen- Ken- ical venture" by supporting a
on, (D-Second Ward), Max Shain, d2 single candidate.
No Acion .,(D-Third Ward), Max Shap, hours of animated debate over "LBJ is not my cup of tea
Justice Department officials con- paert (D-Fifth Ward), in the whether the local chapter should either," Wright said, but added i
terred was nivritofias City Council election April 1.o i back the national organization in that the move to block his renom-
but there was o indication of McCa
C'rnar ,C a ndorsing~ Mc1arthy- "r n + "n hof.

Says Nixon
'Has Support{
Of Leaders
NEW YORK ')-Gov. Nelson
A. Rockefeller withdrew yesterday
from contention for the Repub-
lican nomination for president,
thus virtually assuring victory for
Richard M. Nixon in the GOP
race.
"I have decided to reiterate un-
equivocally that I am not a can-
didate campaigning, directly or in-
directly, for the presidency of the
United States." Rockefeller said in
a prepared statement at a news
conference.
He left the door open, however,
for a draft. He said:
"'I have said that I stood ready
to answer to any true and mean-
ingful call from the Republican
party to serve it and the nation.
I still so stand. I would be dere- ;
lict or uncandid were I to say
otherwise."
Expect No Call

-Daily-Jim Forsyth

I ADA

r Refuses
IcCarthy
ent course of action in Vietnam,"

he said. '"I expect no such call. And I
Livermore defended the motives shall do nothing in the future,.
of the Johnson administration in by word or deed, to encourage,
carrying out the war. "It is not such a call."
a war for military bases for the He said he has taken his name
United States, not a war because off the ballot for the Oregon pres-
of love for Diem or Ky or Thieu, ' idential primary, May 28, filing
not a war to seek economic ad- with the Oregon secretary of state,
vantage for the United States, nor an affidavit that he is not a can-
to oppose monolithic communism didate.
but a war of conscience," he Nixon said he was "very much
said. qurprised" by Rockefeller's move

-Associated Press
Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller
AT CONVENTION:
U'As19a Det.Asks
Viet Poliey Chiange

Goldstein supported McCarthy's but the former vice president A resolution callig for a change
candidacy by lashing out at those quickly added: "I'm not home yet. ;n United States policy concern-
who "oppose the war but are I don't take anything for granted." mng the Vietnam war drafted by
mealy-mouthed and afraid to op- r members .of the University Asian
"1Not Exclusion iStudies department will be intro-

I

i'annaprr. rc an enmimnanr o -" v rriotrn'" nnr no

contemplated action.uappaert is an incumbent;. ination" appeal
The confrontation appeared to Richard Remmington (D-First , The resolution called for a "ra- "Before the N
have become a waiting game. Ward) and Russell West (D- pid end to the Vietnam War" and mary less tha
Students are demanding that Fourth Ward), will receive favor- a "fundamental relocation of na- the power stru
charges be dropped in the cases able critiques in a letter sent to tional resources. Carthy," he sa
of about 25 students charged with registered voters, but will not be A panel of four ADA members actly two sen
taking part in a Charter Pay dis- formally endorsed. discussed the question before it their oppositio
turbance on the campus March 1. James Riecker (R - S e c o n d was put to debate. Dr. Edward of them areE
But many of the students in- Ward), received an unfavorable Pierce former candidate for mayor added.
terviewed say they're holding out recommendation. Council said and Walter Goldstein spoke in Livermore ex
for a long list of other demands. that Riecker "will not represent i favor of an endorsement for Mc- to supporting
Summarizing the students com- students even though his ward in-|Carthy and Profs. Shaw Livermore "I see no alter
plaints, the university Student cludes most of the central cam--- - -
Council president, Ewart Brown, pus area.", --
"We want Howard University to ed its stand that regulationsgov- rofssors Xpore
begin to relate to the black com- erning student use of automobiles
munity the way Harvard and are "no longer being enforced." 4, oA hi v .U t p a
MIT relate to the white com- It also adopted a memorandum ,
inunity," by Ken Mogill, '68, chairman of:
Opening Not Scheduled Joint Judiciary Council, describ- By LESLIE WAYNE confrontation r
The chairman of the university's ing attempts to curb student driv- Ways to break up the "lock-in" presentsystem
board of trustees, Lorimer D. Mil- ing privileges as illegal. that prevents society from realizing continued. "We
ton, said he does not know whenatpiantsdeaciermsueasn ontihd
the institution will reopen. a utopian ideal were discussed last roulette with d
"But when it does reopen," he -McCarthy Arrival night by Prof. Lawrence B. Slo- frontation."
said, "it will reopen for students bodkin, of the zoology department "We are at a
who want to go to college and not Sen. Eugene McCarthy (D- and Prof. John R. Platt, director , when we needs
for students who want to sit in 'Minn.) will arrive at Metropol- of the Mental Health Research ion will shape
the administration building." itan Airport today at 1:42 p.m. Institute. future," Platt s
Milton was reached by tele- on his way to fund raising "You must act as if one can However, Slob
phone in Atlanta, Ga. events in Detroit tonight, build a utopia," Slobodkin said, "or ing out of ourr
Student leader Brown told re- A student rally is scheduled else you accept the disasterous is not dependen
porters yesterday that about 1,200 at the airport to greet the position of accepting historical de- ing or charisma
students were fed breakfast in Democratic presidential candi- terminism and float on the idea individual basis
the administration building after date when he arrives. McCarthy that there is no way of reaching play his assign
the second night of the occupa-. will address the group and a utopia." "What conce
tion. That would have been an hold a press conference before "The idea that there is a future dividual peopl
increase from about 700 students leaving for Detroit. tells us what our present system situations rath
reported in the building earlier. Free round-trip bushrides I will be replaced with. We see that movement whe
and aarranged by the Washtenaw
A number of students and e we might have something to re- does not have
fwfclymmeswere dis- Democrats for McCarthy will wemgthvIoehngt e osnthv
ssed acuro heuniversitya leave for the airportfrom the place our present crises," Platt he continued.
Michigan Union at 12:30 p.m. said. Change l
r e s u I t of the incidents on ; "However, the present nuclear "The best w,
1l . n 1 r...t

rs to oe futile. ' pose LBJ. - 1duced at1anual2meet-
New Hampshire pri- "McCarthy has done a daring: At the same time, Nixon ex- duced today at the annual meet-
rn one per cent of and courageous thing," Goldstein , pressed the opinion that Rockefel- ing of the Association for Asian
cture supported Mc- said. "He needs every form of Iler's statement indicated that he Studies in Philadelphia.
id. "Since then ex- support possible," he added. "Mc-|did not exclude himself from be- The resolution, which calls for
nators have added Carthy has captured the imagina- 'coming a potential candidate at a phased withdrawal of U.S. forces
n to Johnson. Both tion of the American people." the GOP convention. from Vietnam and active negotia-
Kennedys," Wright "Governor Rockefeller has done In his prepared statement, tions between the National Libera-
a despicable thing today," Gold- Rockefeller set forth four reasons tion Front (s sigand the Saigon
xpressed opposition stein said commenting on the New for his decision not to run: government, is signed by85 Asian
a peace candidate. York governor's decision not to 0 He said a considerable major- Studies students and 15 faculty
native to the pres- seek the nomination. ity of GOP leaders want Nixon members.
A special meeting of conference
LBJ vs Nixon as the party's candidate for pres- delegates will discuss the resolu-
"The oddsmakers are betting on ident. . tion along with proposals sub-
ays Johnson vs. Nixon tonight," " He wants to avoid anything mitted from Harvard, Yale and
Wright said. He warned that sup- that might split the party at a other schools.

"We found the Harvard resolu-
tion to be too nebulous. It was
only a suggestion." Bruce Henstell
Grad, member of the drafting
committee commented. "We want-
ed a stronger resolution, one with
specific proposals."
The resolution also claims that
our Vietnam position is "destroy-
ing our domestic ideals and demo-
cratic institution. We believe that
the escalating war in Vietnam
can be maintained only through
increasing stifling of dissent, po-
litical deception, and police repres-
sion on an uprecedented scale."
Ed School
To Tr w
Trainee Plan

Society
makes changing our

port for a particular candidatet
'might result in divisivenes within i
the group because of the emotional
aspect of endorsing a particular '
personality. He suggested that by

time when, he said, the nation is'
badly divided.
O He does not believe "personal'
combat between two presidential
aspirants" would enlighten the na-

"If any resolution comes from
this special meeting it will repre-
sent the opinion of a group of
individuals who happen to be
Asian specialists," Alexander Eck-
stein, director of the Center for

very difficult," he offering a peace platform ADA tion on the great foreign and dom-
are playing nuclear would remain politically flexible. estic issues confronting it.
anger i each con- Pierce who- supported McCarthy S He intends to concentrate on
pointed out that since Johnson his legislative program for New
moment in history came into office American deaths York and said this "could only be
someone whose vis- in Vietnam hAve gone from 108 impaired by active campaigning
our society in the to over 20,000." f h ffice
said. for hgher office.".
bodkin said "Break- He branded Robert Kennedy as Sen. Barry Goldwater of Ari-
monolithic 'lock-in, one of the architects of our Viet- zona, who defated Rockefeller for
nt on genius, train- nam policy and said Kennedy the 1964 GOP nomination, tele--
, would have "to do some back- graphed Rockefeller:
Is when one doesn't tracking before I could support "Congratulations on your cour-
ed role in society." him." -' See ROCKY, Page 2
rns me is what in-
e do in individual DEMANDS SET: {
er than a mass
ere the individual U
a distinctive role,"
From Within
vay to convert the mT-ta

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Chnmese Studies and delegate to The School of Education is p'lan-
the conference explained, fning an experimental program of
The resolution calls for an un- teacher training to begin in 1969.
conditional cessation of all bomb- The "Triple T" or Training 'of
ing of North Vietnam, a shift Teacher Trainers project will be
from an offensive "search and a highly experimental program ins
destroy" posture to a defensive volving students in the Residen-
"clear and hold" approach in tial College, faculty in the Ann
South Vietnam, and the develop- Arbor school system, and faculty
ment of a representative coalition and graduate students in the
The proposals were drafted as a School of Education explains
response to a resolution by the Charles Lehman associate dean
East Asian group at Harvard. of the education school.
The education school is expect-
! ed to receive a planning grant by
next year to develop the specifics
r of the program.
Proponents of the project hope
to receive funds under the Educa-
tion Professions Development Act.
Project ideas, to be submitted
June"1, call for exposing Resident-
/mial College students to varied
teaching experiences, with grad-
quested that a can of the chemi- uate students and faculty closely
cal be made available to officials riing and analyzing their
at University Hospital for analy- training.

±mvar n

system is to develop one's intellect
and attempt to . change society
from within," he cdntinued.
Slobodkin cited as an example
one of the greatest changes in the
nature of the House Un-American
Activities Committee which occur-
ed when Dagmar Wilson of the
Women's Peace Movement revealed
that maintaining Communists in
her organization was the best way
to deal with the enemy rather than
playing her assigned role of de-
nying their existence.
Open rebellion and resistance, he
said, is "not the socially responsi-
ble way of doing things." This
path, he maintained, is "more ro-
mantic than practical."
The greatest change occurring
in present society, Platt said was a
rise in social co-operation.
Failing Social Elite

To 5Spark CityIHach
By MARTIN HIRSCHMAN mass" to implement them "by any
means necessary.
mushrooming conflict threat- .-^--'

I

ens to engulf Ann Arbor in a
racial crisis over the use of Mace,
a chemical somewhat similar to
tear gas, in an incident involving
local police Sunday night.
Although Police Chief Walter'
Krasny agreed to suspend the use
of Mace pending a study of its
effect after a two hour City Coun-
cil debate Monday night, local
groups have begun to demand
further action.
At its meeting Wednesday, the
local chapter of the Congress ofj
Racial Equality unanimously as-
serted "the Ann Arbor Police De-
partment has demonstrated a rac-
ist attitude toward the Black

CitAy '..ouncii meets in nior nam

session Monday night. sis. -
Krasny believes the- entire situ- At the meeting Rowry read a "Presently, one of our weakest
ation is getting out of hand. "The statement from the U.S. Public links is in the area of teacher
story has obviously blown out of Health Service which noted "very supervision," Lehman explains. "If
proportion," he says. serious damage may result if the 'ne graduate student can work
Krasny says categorically "We Mace is sprayed into an open with five undergrads, we can get
are not suspending the officers wound." - a better reaction on ways to im-
right now." He indicates the mat- HRC will investigate indiscrim- prove our program."
ter is being handled by the police- inate use of Mace, charges of "This program will attempt to
community relations officers. police brutality and the failure use the special nature of the Res-
Community Responsibility of police to notify the commission idential College to get an earlier
Mayor Wendell Hulcher agrees of the use of the chemical. Re- identification of teaching interests
with Krasny. In a statement re- sults will be reported at a special by giving the students some sense
leased yesterday Hulcher said "it meeting next Tuesday. of the field," says James Robert-
is not our police who are on trial A spokesman for the company, son, dean of the Residential Col-
- it is our total community, in- which manufactures Mace, Tomas
cluding each and every citizen." Boyle, has said repeatedly that Tutorials
CORF Prire nt Ezra Rowrv is Maoa h no nprmanent effects_ I._ -4

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