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Friday, May 24 196b
LBJ WARNING:
U.S. to stand firm in war

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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WASHINGTON (P) - President
Johnson said yesterday that while
America still hopes for peace
through the Paris negotiations,
"We shall not be defeated on the
battlefield while the talks go on."
The President's public notice to
Hanoi, in brief remarks honoring
the heroes of Khe Sanh, came as
U.S. and . North Vietnamese en-
voys at the French capital headed
into their third week of discus-
sions in apparent deadlock.
CLIFFORD SPEECH
In a speech asking a Senate ap-
propriations subcommittee for
nearly $80 billion for U.S. armed
services next year, Secretary of
Defense Clark M. Clifford warned
the American people to be pre-
pared for a period of hard fight-!
ing while talking.
Clifford said North Vietnam's
infiltrating men and supplies into
the South instead of cutting back
in response to Johnson's March 31
bombing curtailment required
"more hard fighting".
NO SURPRISES,
He added: "These develop-
ments, while disappointing, should
not be surprising. The North Viet-
namese have consistently stated
their intention was to fight and
negotiate, and we must be pre-
pared, both physically and psy-
chologically, to do the same."
Johnson spoke at a White
House ceremony honoring the
26th Marine Regiment. These 3rd
Division troops at an outpost just

below the Demilitarized Zone be-
tween the two Vietnams success-
fully withstood a heavy North
Vietnamese siege for seven weeks.
earlier this year.
The President said the GIs at
Khe Sanh greatly strengthened
the U.S. initiative toward talks
with North Vietnam. "They viv-
idly demonstrated to the enemy
the utter futility of his attempts
to win a military victory in the
South," Johnson said.
"Allofdus in America hope that
the road to peace will lead
through the talks in Paris," John-
son continued, "but it is still not

clear that Hanoi is ready for an
early or an honorable peace."
Johnson said the flow of infil-
trators and of equipment from
North Vietnam "has never been
greater than it is now. There is
still very bitter fighting in many
areas of South Vietnam."
However, he said, "For our part
we shall seriously and soberly
pursue negotiations toward an
honorable and peaceful settlement
of the war.
'HONORABLE PEACE'
"We have faith that an hon-
orable peace can be achieved in
Vietnam," Johnson concluded.
"But if there must be more fight-
ing before it comes, then we shall
not be found wanting."
A statement generally support-
ing the administration's position
was issued by a 14 man panel of
prominent citizens.
The group voiced fear that
many Americans have been mis-
led into expecting "too much, too
soon" from the Paris meetings.
Recalling the two years of ne-
gotiations required to end the
Korean war, the citizens panel
favored pursuing the Paris peace
explorations for "a reasonable
time."
CITIZENS COMMITTEE
Their 1,700-word statement was
issued by the "Citizens Commit-
tee for Peace With Freedom in
Vietnam," a committee of about
190 nationally prominent citizens
organized as a nonpartisan group
last fall by former Sen. Paul H.
Douglas (D-Ill.).
At a news conference, Douglas
declined to set a deadline for
breaking off the Paris talks if the
Communists do not get down to
serious negotiating. He said John-
son might take some further steps.
to show U.S. Interest in a peace!
agreement. But he said North
Vietnam should take matching
steps to scale down the fighting.
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limited wireta
Congressional battle expected
over final terms of crime bill
WASHINGTON( A1) - The Senate voted 44 to 37 yester-
day to retain in the pending anti-crime bill a provision au-
thorizing emergency wiretaps up to 48 hours without a court
order. Sen. Philip A. Hart (D-Mich.), who moved to strike
the authorization, said it would "tempt even the most disci-
plined of policemen to do a little tapping no one may ever
know about."
But Sen. John L. McClellan (D-Ark.), floor manager for
the far-reaching crime legislation, said the amendment would
"weaken the. opportunity to get the most effective results
possible" from provisions to allow wiretapping in the investi-
gation or prevention of major crimes.
A Senate-House battle over final terms of the bill ap-
peared to be brewing, with Rep. Emanuel Celler (D-N.Y.),
saying he would never accept Senate passed provisions which
would weaken Supreme Court restrictions on use as evidence
of some confessions and police line-up identifications.
Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois
predicted the disputed provisions will be retained. Dirksen,
like Celler, is a potentials- -
member of the Senate-House #
committee to write final
terms of the bill, and he notedi ar L a
that Celler will be only one
member of the group. Failure a
Among its other provisions, the
pending bill specifies restrictions
on wiretapping or other forms of
electronic eavesdropping, includ- OSS 1 1
ing the requirement that law en-
forcement agencies obtain prior
approval from a court. PARIS (/)-The American dele-

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By The Associated Press said. "I do not see this as an im- ican initiative as the political
Vice President Hubert H. Hum- possibility." leader of the West," said Hum-
phrey campaigned on the side- Humphrey's remarks were made phrey.
walks and byways of Robert F. in a prepared speech, his first for- In Pennsylvania rival camps of
Kennedy's New York yesterday eign policy address since he de- Humphrey and Kennedy set up
and called for a mutual reduction lared himself a presidential can- shop tin Harrisburg yesterday to
of East-West troops facing each didate. bid for the political favors of
other in Europe. Humphrey flew in Wednesday, the nation's third largest delega-
"We must also do our utmost to without public announcement, to tion to the Democratic convention.
communicate to the leaders of the be on hand early for a round of Both Humphrey and Kennedy
Soviet Union that we seek such meetings as well as a motorcade brought in major suporters to the
reductions of forces and arma- and a street corner rally to open delegates who will cast Pennsyl-
ments as tangible means of re- the New York Humphrey head- vania's 130 votes at the conven-
duction of tension," Humphrey quarters. tion.
He rode in -an open car in the Sen. Edward Kennedy of Mas-
trip form the Waldorf-Astoria to sachusetts flew in from Oregon,
A N DAY his headquarters with a sound while Humphrey called on U.S.
4 NDAY system blaring "come and meet Sens. Fred Harris of Oklahoma
Hubert Humphrey, your Vice Pres- and Walter Mondale of Minne-
ie Spock-Coff in trial. iient, your next President." Hun- sota.
pydreds lined the sidewalk. A band
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But an exception would allow
wiretapping for 48 hours in an'
emergency situation. After that
time, the officer would have to
go into court, report on what he
was doing and obtain permission
to continue.
Hart suggested that some law
enforcement officers who set up,
wiretaps under the emergency'
'authorization and obtained no
results might simply drop the
surveillance with the thought that
he did not want "a court to lec-
ture me on how foolish I was."
Earlier, the Senate adopted by
voice vote - adding more cate-
gories of federal crimes to +he
list of those subject to electronic
surveillance - theft from inter-
state shipments, embezzlement
from pension or welfare funds,
credit extortion and loan shark-
ing, and crossing a state line to
incite a riot.

gation now believes the Paris talks
seeking a road to peace in Viet-
nam can go on for a long time,
'but U.S. Ambassador W. Averell
Harriman said yesterday the pos-
sibility of failure cannot be ruled
out.
The chief U.S. negotiator made
it clear he was not predicting fail-
ure, but was stating that talks
such as these could not go on and
on indefinitely as a propaganda
exercise without getting down to
substance.
But the outlook was d'iscour-
aging for Americans. The meeting
with the North Vietnamese seem-
ed settling into the familiar and
frustrating pattern of past nego-
tiations of the West with the
Communist. The informed opinion
here is that the Communist side,
as in the past, will act as if it had
all the time in the world and will
permit a break in the impasse
only when or if it feels that would
benefit its case.
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at the draft board. speech, said that America was not
turning its back on Europe.
We Invite All to Join Us "America has awakened to Asia
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MONDAY, May 27 ANN ARBOR RESIST awakening, at the same time to
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In rapid order Sen. John L. . n L theu.b.nitos, HLr-
Mclelian D-Ark.), the bill's riman and Cyrus R. Vance, face a
floor manager, accepted a number Ilaoiouts fntr et the
of amendments to the wire tap meeting out of the area of ap-
secton.peals to world opinion..
section. "This sort of thing cannot go on
One, by Sen. Philip A. Hart (D- forever," Harriman remarked to
Mich.), would permit a judge in reporters as he left his hotel for
his discretion to make available the U.S., Embassy. "The North
to a person whose. communica- Vietnamese are going to have to
tions had been intercepted such face up to the realities of the si-
portions of the contents as he tuation."
determined would be in the in- Then, in a second encounter
terest of justice. with reporters later in the Harri-
man suggested that there was a
chance of failure in Paris. His re-
mark seemed to be aimed at coun-
tering 'the statement made Wed-
nesday by Xuan Thuy,'the chief
North Vietnamese negotiator, that
if the talks failed, the Americans
would be responsible.
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