SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4,1967
Mc amara Discloses
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Romney To Reveal Intentions
On '68 Candidacy by Nov. 18
WASHINGTON 0P)-The Soviets Asked whether he is concerr
apparently have been testing an about the Soviet development, IV
orbital bomb that could be capable Namara replied:
by next year of hurling down nu- "No, I am not concerned. It d
clear warheads on the United not change the nuclear balance
States from space, Secretary of power."
Defense Robert S. McNamara an- However, he acknowledged th
nounced Friday. is no way now to protect Am
However, McNamara told a news ican cities, if they should be
conference, the United States has target.
moved to "deny this capability" He said, as he has said bef
by installing over-the-horizon that, "we don't believe there i
radar for early detection. This defense today in their hands
country has had a limited anti- ours," able to prevent large sc
satellite missile defense emplaced missile attack on population c
in the Pacific for several years. ters.
U.S. Transport Aids
Congolese Defens ive
The Pentagon chief said he be-
lieves the Soviet orbital bomb sys-
tem is intended as a weapon
against American bomber bases
rather than cities.
The defense secretary - who'
probably now faces intensified
criticism from Congress-contend-
ed the Fractional Orbital Bom-
bardment System-FOBS for short
-"is no more of a terror weapon
than an intercontinental ballistic
missiles or a nuclear bomb."
This, he stressed, "is whywe
have built up a deterrent force
capable of destroying any attack-
er"-a force of nearly 1,700 long
range missiles and some 600 bomb-
LANSING OP) - Michigan Gov.
George Romney said yesterday he
will announce his presidential in-
tentions Nov. 18. but added he
still has "not finally" made up his
mind to seek the 1968 GOP nom-
Asked if there was any truth to
reports that he planned to with-
draw as a candidate and throw
all his support to New York Gov.
Nelson Rockefeller, the 60-year-
old Romney replied:
"If I get into it, the presidential
race, I will get into it all the way.
It won't be for anybody else. I've
never been a stooge for anybody,!
'- ~ -- ., + + , eiv1
seeking the nomination.
"Such a decision," he said,:
"should be conveyed first to all
the American people at one time
through media simultaneously'
The president of CBS television.
Thomas H. Dawson, issued a
statemnent in New York saying
that from ithe beginning of ne-
gotiations with Romney repre-
sentatives "we were told that he
desired network television time
in order to announce his can-
"We would not otherwise have
entertained his request for broad-
cast time," Dawson said.
LBJ Backers Finance Polls,
Seek to Counter Pessimiism
As he explained it, the orbitalI
bomb probably would be fired at
ground targets from a very low
orbit about 100 miles above earth
I andg enerall b efr th fir strhit
KINSHASA, the Congo (AP) - A
U .S. transport plane ferried Con-
golese troops to Lubumbashi yes-
terday to head off white merce-
nary invaders from Portuguese
.Angola, diplomatic sources re-
A thousand miles north, other
white mercenaries and Congolese
soldiers fought fiercely at the
southern edge of Bukavu with
both sides suffering losses, the
At the United Nations, the
Congo asked for an urgent meet-
ing of the Security Council on
the invasion. Ambassador Mama-
dou B. Kante of Mali, council
president, consulted other mem-
bers on the time of the meeting.
In Kinshasa, Foreign Minister
Justin Bomboko reaffirmed that
the Congo would charge Portugal
in the council with armed aggres-
sion. He said Portugal's denial of
Congolese charges was "outside
Two groups of unknown size-
whites and blacks - entered the
Congo Wednesday and Thursday
from the west and south of the
}a geieai y ei tele r oI-uU-
corner that juts into Angola. was completed.
In a laconic statement yester- Although McNamara said an or-
day, Radio Kinshasa said: "Our bital bomb could be ejected as
forces were about to localize the little as three minutes from target,
band and finish with them be- he contended that over-the-hori-4
tween Kolwezi and the Angola zon radar would provide up to 15.
border." minutes of warning time. This is
But by nightfall no contact was roughly the most that can now be
reported. The invaders came from expected from early warning sys-
the area where the French mer- tems designed against missile at-
LE DUAN IN USSR
Le Duan, number two man in the North Vietnamese Communist
Party, speaking before a special session of the Soviet Parliament,
said yesterday in Moscow that if the United States Government
wanted to negotiate with. his government it must stop bombing
"and other acts of war" against North Vietnam. Duan is in Moscow
for the Communist celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the
A igeria Denies Demand
T o Extradite Tshombe
and I'm not about to begin.WSIGO i- inso
'di~j.HiH~, uuu 0 eni. WASHINGTON (I'-Friends of
To Announce Plans President Johnson are quietly cir-
Discussing the cancellation of culating a new political poll in an
a scheduled 30-minute CBS tele- apparent effort to counteract na-
cast Nov. 15, Romney told a news tional surveys casting doubt on
conference he will disclose his Johnson's re-election chances.
plans at an 11 a.m. Nov. 18 meet- The new poll was ordered and
ing in either Detroit or Lansing. paid for by an anonymous presi-
"I will hold a meeting on Sat- dential ally,
urday, Nov. 18, in Michigan," he:J
said. "At that time I will an- The survey shows Johnson
anounce whether I will or will not leading most Republican presi-
run." he dential possibilities in California
"I not finally decided, -including Gov. Ronald Reagan.
Romney replied when asked if he It is the fourth "confidential'
had already reached a decision survey newsmen have been shown
on whether to make a White in recent weeks by persons with
House bid. a stake in the President's re-
"I am deeply concerned about election.
domestic and foreign issues and The others showed Johnson
expect to be an influence whether running ahead of GOP contenders
or not I am a candidate," he said. in New York, Pennsylvania and
But following a meeting Thurs- Strafford County, N.H-
day with top aides and advisors, The pollster who conducted the
the governor announced he was surveys is upset that the one on
cancelling the broadcast "because California was given to a news-
man the day after he mailed it
to his client.
"I've had almost enough of it,"
said Archibald M. Crossley, presi-
dent of Political Surveys and
Analyses Inc., Princeton, N.J.
The polls are being leaked in
what appears to be a calculated
campaign to offset pessimism
about Johnson's popularity result-
ing from widely publicized na-
The latest Gallup poll showed
Johnson trailing New York Gov.
Nelson A. Rockefeller 54 to40per
cent, former Vice President Rich-
ard M. Nixon 49 to 45 per cent
and Michigan Gov. George Rom-
ney 48 per cent to 45 per cent.
In contrast, the private Penn-
sylvania poll showed Johnson
leading Rockefeller 45 per cent
to 41 per cent, Nixon 51 to 37,
Romney 48 to 35, Reagan 51 to
33, and Illinois Sen. Charles H.
Percy 50 to 29.
cenary leader Col. Robert Denard
had been reportedly grouping
The reported invasion from An-
gola presumably was to relieve
pressure on the mercenary forces
at Bukavu with whom Denard
was allied at the time he wasj
Latest reports said a large troop
concentration was moving in
trucks on the highway along the
tracks near Kolwezi, halfway to
"Although there have been sev-
eral incidents," the official radio
said, "they only cut the telegraph
wires. That's all."
Army encampments throughout
the Congo have been on alert
since the invasion was announced.I
tack. ALGIERS OP) - Algeria has
"With three-minute warning, decided against extraditing Moise
15-minute warning or no warning Tshombe to the Congo, it was
at all we could still absorb a sur- learned yesterday, but the former
prise attack and strike back with Congolese premier is pictured as
sufficient power to destroy the at- depressed and increasingly de-I
tack," McNamara said. moralized in prison.
Disadvantages Tshombe rejoiced when he
learned that the Algerian govern-
c"dadvant gdeclaroutwe th thement decided not to extradite him
advantages" that would accrue to to the Congo, where he faces a
the Russians from any such orbital death penalty on a charge of
bombsyste. fplotting against the regime of
bomb sydte uPresident Joseph D. Mobutu. In-
He said the accuracy would be7 formants said he expected this
significantly less and the payload decision to be followed by his
a fraction of that of the inter-ed en ed
continental missileearly release.
MceNamara said U.S. intelligence Indefinite Stay
has detected evidence of this kind Tshombe later realized that Al-
of a development over the past geria's government regards him
monthor mrtwo. as a threat to the "anti-imperial-
ist struggle" in Africa and in-
Disclosure tends to hold him indefinitely.
Asked why the announcement His repeated requests to be re-
was made now, the secretary said ceived by President Houari Bou-
brietings on the situation had been medienne have been ignored, in-
completed only within the last formants reported.
few days. The government has placed a
However, there was some feeling veil of silence over its unwanted
that McNamara could have been prisoner. Algerian officials insist
attempting to get in ahead of pos- they had no advance warning of
sible disclosure of the orbital bomb the kidnap plot that brought
at Senate hearings opening next Tshombe to Algeria on June 30
week on the recent U.S. decision in a charter plane hijacked over
to build a light antimissile defense. the Spanish Balearic Islands.
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Algerian officials admit pri-
vately they wish Tshombe had
never fallen into their hands. But
they feel they cannot get rid of!
him without either losing face or
being accused by some African,
states that opposed extradition of
being accomplices in a judicialj
Tshombe's name has disappear-
ed from the controlled Algerian
press, which once denounced him
as a "traitor -to Africa who must
be handed over to meet the fate
of restrictions imposed by the
Romney said the CBS restric-
tions "would have, in effect, made
it mandatory that I announce to
a single network two weeks in ad-
vance that I had reached an
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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.-The
U.S. Security Council's 10 non-
permanent members yesterday
gave up trying to agree on what
the council should do to settle last
June's Arab-Israeli war. They
asked the big powers to try again.
Their two weeks' efforts to draft
a generally acceptable resolution
collapsed at a two-hour private
meeting here in the office of coun-
cil president, Ambassador Mama-
dou Boubacar Kante of Mali.
* * *
MOSCOW-In a keynote speech
for the Bolshevik Revolution's 50th
anniversary, Leond I. Brezhnev ac-
cused the United States yesterday
of Nazi-type atrocities in Vietnam
and pledged Soviet aid to Viet-
namese Communists until U.S.
"The crimes of the U.S. military
in Vietnam," Brezhnev charged,
"recall atrocities of the Fascist
brutes." He accused U.S. forces of
destroying schools, hospitals and
* * *
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.-The
122-nation U.N. General Assembly
approved a resolution yesterday
demanding that Britain use force
to bring "an effective and speedy"
end to the rebel Rhodesian gov-
ernment of Ian Smith.
The General Assembly vote was
92-2 with 18 abstentions.
* * *f
TOKYO-Three American pris-
oners of war have been freed by
the Viet Cong after showing "sin-
cere repentance over the crimes
they had committed against the
South Vietnamese people," the of-
ficial North Vietnamese news
agency reported yesterday.
It did not say how or when they
were set free, and in Washington
the Pentagon reported it could not
confirm the release because the
men have not been returned to
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