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Saturday, September 18, 1976

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Saturday, September 18, 1976 THE MICHIGAN DAiLY Page Five

House commttee
reopens JFK case

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There was little opposition
expressed in debate on the re-
solution, but Rep. B. F. Sisk
(D-Calif.) argued it could ac-
complish little.
"For God's sake, if you have
any respect for the dollars of
taxpayers, let's vote this reso-
lution down," Sisk said.
"TO ME, IT IS almost unbe-
lievable that we should be here,
close to October, even discuss-
ing this issue. People are run-
ning around, just plain witch
hunting."
A spokesperson for Downing
estimated the inquiry would
cost from $200,000 to $250,000
for the rest of the year. The
House must approve money for
the investigation separately.
Downing said it would be kent
rigorously nonpartisan, that
there would be "no witch hunts"
and no efforts to blame those
who conducted earlier investi-
gations without the benefit of
information now available.
KENNEDY'S assas-
sination was investigated by a
snecial commission headed by
the late Chief Justice Earl War-
ren. One of the members was
President Ford, then minority
leader of the House. The com-
mission reported finding no evi-
dence establishing that anyone
other than Lee Harvey Oswald
was involved.
But Downing said, "match vi-
tal information was withheld
from the Warren Commission."
He said the CIA withheld in-
formation about its involvement
in plits against Cuban Presi-
dent Fidel Castro and that the

murders of two persons he de-
scribed as Mafia figures re-
cruited by the CIA for its anti-
Castro plots remain unexplain-
ed.
"A THREATENING NOTE
by Lee Harvey Oswald to the
FI was torn up and flushed
down a toilet,' Downing said.
He said medical notes on the
:autopsy performed on Kennedy
were burned and information
about ties between Jack Ruby
and the Mafia and Cuban fac-
tions was unexplored.
Ruby killed Oswald two days
after the Kennedy assassination.
Both Downing and Fauntroy
said polls show a majority of
Americans are not satisfied
with the findings of the earlier
investigations.
FAUNTROY HAS DECLINED
to disclose the new information
he says is available on the King
assassination, but it is under-
stood to include allegations in-
vol-ing the removal of a black
noliceman and two firemen
frrm their posts in Memphis
shortly before King's death
there.
One allenion is that Edward
Redditt, a black police sergeant
who was in charge of security
for Kitig wss sent home by
Memphis Fire and Police Di-
rector Frank Ilolloman a short
ti-e before King was shot Ap-
rfil 4, 196'8 on the ground that a
threat had been made against
bis life. Another alIlegation is
ttir'r two black firemen assigned
to a fire station opposite the mo-
tel where King was shot were
transferred.

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ned for March 1979. Unlike pre-
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The shuttle takes off vertical-: refrigerator for the concentrated probe the further reaches of
ly, using the power of two rocket foods. space.
boosters that separate and are The shuttle will be used to NASA estimates the orbiter
recovered after parachuting to carry satellites into orbit without will replace 21 of 22 launch
earth. It flies in an orbit around costly individual launchings - systems now being used. It can
earth and returns to ground in perhaps more than one at a carry 65,000 pounds of cargo in
a glide, landing on wheels like time. It will also recover and a payload bay 60 feet long and
an airplane. repair defective satellites and is 15 feet across.
planned as the vehicle for put-
THE ORBITER is flown by a ting Spacelab, a European space The cost of the eight-year
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engineer. They sit before an; eighth flight - in July or August was estimated at $5.2 billion.
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