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Page Two


Saturday, January 22, 1977


Page Two THE MICHIGAN DAILY Saturday, January 22, 1977

Exiled resisters, deserters
call Carter pardon 'farce'

(Continued from Page 1)
HOWEVER, Jody Powell, the
White House press secretary
said Carter would soon start a
study "involving the miiltary
looking toward the possible up-
grading of the category of the
discharges on an expanded and
accelerated review process."
Some draft resisters were
pleased with the Carter move.
A spokesman for a group of
Americans who fled to France
rather than fight in Vietnam
said the pardon was limited but
still reoresented "a positive step
"WELL, it's like he promised.
It's limited. It just applies to
university kids who dodged the

draft," deserter Tom Nagel of Former Swedish Premier Olof
ZERO, a group that claims to Palme took an uncompromising
speak for 1,800 American exiles position over Indochina. Sweden
in France, said in a telephone gave asylum over several years
r interview. to American deserters and draft
"As far as I'm concerned, if;dodgers.
they're going to study deserter SWEDEN DID not grant them
cases it could take a long time," political asylum but allowed
Nagel said. dodgers and deserters to remain
"It would have been lot easi- in the country and work here on
er with a single type discharge," humanitarian grounds.
f said Nagel, 28, of Stockton, Ill., More than 1.000 Americans
who fled to France from a U.S. who did not want to fight in
Army unit in West Germany. Vietnam came to Sweden from
"OH, I THINK it's good as 1967 on. Some later went to Can-
far as it goes. I'm waiting to see ada and France and others re-
how deserters and people with turned to the United States.
less than honorable discharges A considerable minority got
are dealt with," said David Har- into trouble with Swedish law.
ris, a draft resister and anti- About 15 per cent were prosecut-
Vietnam war leader. "I think ed in connection with the smok-
those may be the most signifi- ing of marijuana and other of-
cant group of people. But I fenses.
think the action he took was a "Carter obviously refuses to
good one. ;'m glad to see it hap- admit that the U.S. had no busi-
pen." ness being in Vietnam,' Powers
Carter said thousands who had said.
fled to other countries, includ- "His decision will further wid-
ing Canada and Sweden could en the gap between America's
return home either. as citizens leaders and its people, who are
or aliens if they had taken for- tired of war, lies and unemploy-
eign nationalities. ment," he said.

(Continued from Page 1) ligious
arming our military in case of scienti
another confrontation with a regrett
foreign power." apply t
Sen. Barry Goldwater (R- war aft
Ariz.), a retired Air Force Re- tary, s
serve major general, called Car- against
ter's action "the most disgrace- persons
ful thing that a president has Dan
ever done." an atto
Applauding Carter's action, ders a
Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) the d
said the president- had taken a "People
"major, impressive and com- tary w
passionate step towards healing ing cla
the wounds of Vietnam." because
Louise Ranson, spokeswoman to ...1
for the National Council for Uni- service
versal and Unconditional Am- make u
nesty - the pro-amnesty um- war un
brella organization-called Car- drafted
ter's action "a mar-velous step Powe
forward." militar
BUT BOTH' SHE and Duane charges
Shank of the National Interre- act im

Service Board for Con- study involving
ous Objectors expressed looking toward
that the pardon did not grading by ca
o those who resisted the charges on an
ter they were in the mili- accelerated revi
aying this discriminates
blacks and low income HE SAID, "T
S. -changes conteml
Siegel of San Francisco, with bad condu
rney who represents eva- able dischgrges.
nd deserters, explained Powell said t
iscrimination charges: some of his tol
e who went into the mili- the best of their
ere by and large work- with every indi
ass and minorities who that requesteds
e they didn't have access during the caml
lawyers 'and counseling Vietnam amnest
s didn't get a chance to views that rang
up their minds about the "absolutely noth
ntil they were actually ing all of the dr
i." deserters and
ell said that in regard to that with a $4-
y deserters and those to North Vietna
less-than-honorable dis- President Cart
s "President Carter will move a "respons
nmediately to initiate a erate course to.

the military,
a possible up-
tegory of dis-
expanded and
iew process."
?here will be no
plated for those
ct or dishonor-
hat Carter and
p aides had to
knowledge met
vidual or group
such a meeting
paign to discuss
y and had heard
ged from doing
Bing" to pardon-
raft evaders and
billion payment
ter considers his
sible and a mod-
follow," Powell]

said. "He does not expect that I this


everyone in the country will
agree with him," Powell added,
stressing the fact that Carter
had often stated his pro-pardon
position throughout the cam-
an order that the government
"forever give up -its right to
prosecute" any of the draft eva-
ders covered, Powell said. He
explained that the Carter ad-
ministration was taking "an
abundance of caution" in doing
this, so that no future admin-
istration or any future attorney
general could reinstate prosecu-
tion and so that the draft eva-
ders need have no fear of fu-
ture jeopardy.
Draft evaders who joined a.
re-entry clemency program set
up by President Ford's admin-
istration are automatically par-
doned, too, under the terms of

would no longer be required to
continue service jobs, Powell
Ford, on a golfing vacation in
Pebble Beach, Calif., exercised
a private citizen's prerogative
not to talk with reporters abort
the pardon he had rejected as
Carter made his pledge to
pardon the draft evaders in
1975 while campaigning to win
the Democratic presidential
nomination. He said that in his
first week in office he would
issue a full pardon) for those
who evaded the draft in the
Vietnam war. He did it on his
first full day there.
According to the executive or-
der, the pardons covered the
period between Aug. 4, 1964,
and March 28, 1973, whidh has
been accepted as the Vietnam

draft resisters

and they

Local reaction to
pardon favorable

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Welcome to all students!
10:00 a.m.-Morning Service.
6:00 p.m.-Evening Service-
"The Mystery of the Church."
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.-Seminar
"For Men and Women."
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for God's purpose.''

(Continued from Page 1)
cause of their resistance to the
"But I'm grateful for what he
did," she added.
Most students questioned, ap-
plauded the pardon. "Something
like Vietnam was like playing
ganes," said dental student
Craig Stone. "If I had been in
that situation, I don't think I
would have gone either, so I
can appreciate the feelings of
people who didn't."
"A COUPLE of years ago Il
wouldn't have thought it was the
right thing to do," freshwoman
Elaine Jacobs said, "but now,
knowing the truth about the
Mum th

(Continued from Page 1) - included the Christian Demo- measures.
conceived, or in anticipation of crats, the neo-fascists, one Re- THE HEAD OF the Chris-
Vietnam war, I'm glad he did abnornalities or malformations! publican deputy who broke tian Democrat delegation in the
it." in the baby to be born." ranks with his party and four chamber, Flamninio Piccoli,
What little student opposition The bill stipulates that a radicals who said the reform called the law, "a profound
there was seemed to be over pregnant woman who desires was not liberal enough. , wound to the spirit of our
what kinds of restrictions should an abortion must . consult a o people," and Christian Demo-
have been placed on the draft doctor, but that after a requir- .ms others too restrictive," crat deputy Oscar Luigi Scal-
evaders. "They should have ed seven days of reflection, the missive, faro called the vote "a nega-
some kind of punishment," said final decision is her own. said Communist party leader tive page, gravely inhuman,
freshwoman Lynne Graves, 'If It says that after the first 90 Enico Brlie e certainly one of the worst in 3
you're called to go to war you days of pregnancy, a doctor to consider it right and bal- years."
should go. That's our whole sys- must certify a serious danger anced" The Vatican newspaper L'
tem of defense. They (the evad- to the life of the mother or the Osservatore Romano repeated
ers) shouldn't get off scot-free." likelihood of malformations in Berlinguer, whose party has the Roman Catholic, church's
Sophomore Tim Graves, tco, the fetus before an abortion 'been among the most moder- support of the "inviolability of
thought the pardon went too far. can be performed. ate on the pro-abortion side of human life from its conception"
"I would have agreed with Car- THE MEASURE was support- parliament, noted the law and called on Catholics to use
ter if he had thrown in some ed by parties from the Com- urges that every effort be made their consciences to rise above
stipulations," he said, "but not munists to the conservative to avoid abortion through birth "this permissive, agnostic, in-
an across-the-board pardon." Liberal party. Those opposed control and other preventive dividualistic, alienated age."
word' n anI RS sla s'rie in-ifnrter

campus hideout for
presidential papers

Park with $4.5 million lien

(Continued from Page 1)
versity relations and develop-
ment, and others. They dis-
cussed plans to raise money for
construction of the library.
documents may remain in
temporary storage for as long
as three years until the library
is built. The materials present-
ly occupy 8,500 cubic feet of
space leased from the Univer-
sity by the General Service Ad-
ministration (GSA) in Washing-
Berger said a nationwide, pro-
fessional fund-raising campaign
is planned. He did not know if
University funds would be used
for the project. Once built, the
library will be maintained by
the National Archives.
Papers and documents will
not be available for research
until the Library is built, said
GSA officials. A museum will

be constructed in Grand Rap-
ids, Ford's hometown, to house
presidential artifacts and mem-
UNLIKE OTHER presidential
libraries, Ford's manuscripts
and artifacts will be displayed
in two separate buildings. This
is the first time two locations
have been planned to house
presidential material, said
Thomas Powers, an associate
archivist for the Michigan His-
torical Collection.
Ford's Congressional papers
have been deposited at the
Michigan Historical Collection
in the Bentley Historical Libra-
ry here since 1964. Over 800
boxes of his papers arrived be-
fore today's large shipment.
Powers said representatives
of the Michigan Historical Col-
lection and Fleming worked with
the National Archives to acquire
the papers.

ternal Revenue Service has
filed liens against South Korean
businessman Tongsun Park, fo-
cus of an influence-buying in-
vestigation, charging he owes
the U.S. government $4.5 mil-
The liens were for income tax
for the years 1972 through 1975,
a spokesperson for -the IRS
Baltimore district said last
THEY WERE filed with the
recorder's offices in Los An-
geles and Washington, D.C., and
circuit courts in Arlington and
Fairfax counties, Va., Alexan-
dria, Va.; and Montgomery,
Prince George's and Worcester
counties, Md.
The liens total $4,500,619.20,
the spokesperson said. He said
this amount could include taxes,

penalties and interest but add-'
ed that he could not give spe-
cific details on the liens.
A -lien is a notice served by
the government that it is claim-
ing an interest in any property
the subject of the lien may own.
"ALL YOU can assume is that
the IRS claims he owes. this
amount in money to the govern-
ment ... It is filing the liens to
protect the government's inter-
est in any property he may have
in these areas," the spokesman
He said two liens were filed in
each location, one in the name
of Park and one in the name of
his firm, Pacific Development,
The Justice Department has
been condudting an investigation
of alleged Korean influence-buy-1
ing among members c-f Con-

gress. Several congressmen
have acknowledged receiving
gifts .and contributions from
PARK IS A wealthy rice brok-
er known for his lavish party-
giving, full social life and ! x-
urious homes during his years
in Washington following his
graduation from Georgetowa
He has denied he was involved
in a covert South Korean gov-
ernment scheme to buy influ-
ence in Congress.
Park, who left the United
States about the time the alle-
gations about him surfaced last
October, was last--reported in
the Caribbean.
While visiting London last No-
vember, he said he planned to
coooerate with the federal

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crop; price rise expected

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MIAMI - With Florida crop
losses from icy weather already
estimated in the millions, farm-
ers .say the freeze will force
higher prices to consumers
lucky enough to find produce in'
their markets.
Price increases, already have
been listed for citrus products,
and industry officials .predict
even higher prices.
FLORIDA provides most of
the nation's tomatoes and vir-
tually all of its limes. The lime
crop was destroyed, farmers
said, and tomato losses were so
bad that prices for what sur-
vived may nearly triple.
In addition, much of the east-
ern half of the nation's fresh
vegetables come from Florida
during the winter months.
"I just checked the price of
fresh green beans," said a Mi-
ami produce broker. "A few
days ago, they were $8 a bushel,
but today they were $15. The
price began jumping right at
the farm."
Seald-Sweet, a cooperative of
4,500 citrus growers, has raised
its prices in two days by 50
cents a carton.
"IT'S BASICALLY a half-cent
per piece of fruit, or six cents,
a dozen, and citrus recently has
been the cheapest it's been in

five years," said a spokesman.
"Quality of vegetables will be
poor and the- prices will be
high," the broker explained.
"When it' freezes like this, you
don't have quality and you don't
have quantity, and the prices go
Tomato losses in south Florida
alone were estimated as high as
$43 million, with additional dam-
age reported in central and,

southwest Florida fields. The re-
tail price of surviving tomatoes
was expected to increase from
60 cents to $1.70 a pound.
"I guess we're totally wiped
out." said the manager of a
Fort Lauderdale-area farm.
"There's nothing we can -do but
plow everything up and start

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Feb. 2 - Ford Motor Company.
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Feb. 4 - K-Mart Apparel, and
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Conferences planned to help col-
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