Wednesday,' April 16, 1975
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, April 16, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Lebanese factions clash
BEIRUT, Lebanon (P) - Street battles raged through Beirut
and bombs exploded at intervals yesterday in the third day of
a deadly showdown between Palestinian guerrillas and a rightist
militia. The death toll soared to 80 in unofficial counts.
In the background of the clashes are rightist calls for tough-
er measures to control Palestinian guerrillas who, the rightists
say, incite reprisal raids from Israel.
THE FIGHTING between youths armed with lightweight
submachine guns and antitank rockets forced most businesses,
schools and government offices to close and pinned residents of
some quarters in their homes.
Police, Palestinians and rightists counted the unofficial death
toll, and more than 100 persons were reported wounded. But con-
tact was cut off with some embattled neighborhoods and exact
casualty figures were unavailable.
"They've been shooting all day and I hear explosions all the
time," said a Beirut resident holed up with two wounded by-
standers in the cellar of his apartment building since the shoot-
ing began. "I can see them sometimes carrying machine guns
in the street," he added in a telephone interview.
Rocky calls foreign policy
political issue in '76 race
TAIPEI (M) - Vice President Nelson Rockefeller said yes-
day that the outcome in Vietnam and the entire question of con-
gressional interference in American foreign policy "has the
makings of political issues," in the 1976 presidential race.
He said based on the combat outcome in Vietnam and con-
gressional reaction to President Ford's request for nearly $1 bil-
lion in military and humanitarian aid for Saigon, "the American
people will then make their own opinions during the course of
the next year."
PRESSED on whether it would be a big political issue for
the Republicans, he said: "Well, it's too early to tell but this is
what you call the makings of issues."
Rockefeller made the remarks in a wide-ranging interview
with three reporters accompanying him to Taiwan for the fun-
eral of Nationalist Chinese President Chiang Kai-shek.
He began the 70-minute conversation in the cabin of an Air
Force plane normally used by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
by disclaiming any public responsibility for foreign affairs.
"ANY DISCUSSIONS I've had with the President . . . is a
matter for the President to talk about and not me . . ." he said.
The former New York governor and long-time presidential
aspirant spoke of the frustrations of all of the men he knew who
had been vice president.
Of his own role he said, "The only function is presiding over
the Senate. Anything else is a staff job . . . I go on these trips,
But as the questions continued, Rockefeller began to expand,
particularly on the theme that Congress has shoved the White
House aside in foreign policy to the detriment of American na-
Connally admits inaccuracy
in grand jury testimony
WASHINGTON We) - John at that time, never in my wild- examination with questions that
Connally stuck by his denials est nightmares back then could went to the heart of Jacobsen's
yesterday that he ever took two I forsee I would be sitting here story.
$5,000 payoffs, but admitted un- today." "The allegation is that on
der cross examination that he CONNALLY'S chief accuser May 14, 1971, Mr. Jacobsen
had given some inaccurate ans- - and old Texas friend Jake gave you $5,000," Williams said.
wers about the allegations to a Jacobsen-had testified he gave "True or false?"
federal grand jury and Senate the money to the then-treasury Connally responded: "That is
Watergate investigators. secretary on May 14 and Sept. false. That's absolutely false."
But he said he gave wrong 24, 1971. Q. THE allegation is that on
answers in one case because he Connally said when the in- Sept. 24 Mr. Jacobsen gave you
misunderstood the question and vestigation began he had "no another $5,000. True or false?
in another because he was mis- indication Jacobsen was go- A. That is absolutely false.
taken about the facts. ing to bear false witness against Q. That on Oct. 29 you gave
CONNALLY is charged with me. No sir, I had no indication him $10,000 in a cigar box.
accepting $10,000 while he was of that." A. THAT'S false. I did no
secretary of the treasury from He said he felt stories were such thing.
milk fund lawyer Jake Jacob- planted in the newspapers "for Q. Mr. Jacobsen said that on
sen in gratitude for his help in political purposes to do me po- Nov. 25 you gave him another
getting milk producers a 1971 litical damage." Conally had $5.000.
price support raise. been mentioned prominently as "That is absolutely false,"
He said that he was less than a possible presidential contend- Connally said again.
thorough in preparing for a er in 1976 by both parties. Connally had saia that Jacob-
grand jury appearance in No- DEFENSE lawyer Edward sen twice offered to make avail-
vember 1973 because: Bennett Williams wound up able to him $10,000, that was
"Never in my wildest dreams more than two hours of direct given to Jacobsen by Associated
.sa:Milk:Producers Inc. whom Ja-
AoIsn represented. But Con-
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN nally said he rejected both of-
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THE WAY Connally told it the
first offer was made on June 25,
1971, when he lunched with Ja-
cobsen in Washington's Madison
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