THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, October 13, ' 1976.
Page ~ignr THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wednesday, October 13, 1976
Lectures Sponsored by
The (enter for Near Eastern and
North African Studies
'Oct. 13 4:00 p.m. KELLOGG AUDITORIUM
Co-sponsored by the School of Dentistry
First Curator of the Egyptian Museum
"Treasurers of the Paroah Tutankhaiuon"I
(Slides & lecture about the collection of
King Tut -treasures which is now being
shown in the U.S.)
U of M SKI CLUB
ALL SKIERS WELCOME
Discussion of Christmas
Vacation Ski Trip
Thurs., Oct. 21-7:00 p.m.
Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union
Watergate convictions upheld
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of plotting to illegally block in-;
vestigations into the originalr
break-in at Democratic National
Committee headquarters during
another presidential election!
campaign June 17, 1972.
Mardian had been sentenced
to a 10-month to three-year jail
term by U. S. District Judge
John Sirica. Mitchell, Halde-
man and Ehrlichman were giv-
en jail terms of 2 to 8 years.
Ehrlichman is also facing a1
minimum 20-month jail term for
a separate conviction in the
White House Plumbers case.
could find "no reason for con- criminal case which by law had'
cluding that the population of to be transferred to another
Washington, D. C., was so place for trial because of pre-
aroused against appellants and trial publicity alone, this is that
so unlikely to be able objective- case."
ly to judge their guilt or inno- AS FOR Mardian, the court
cence on the basis of evidence said a combination of his rela-
presented at trial . . tively minor role in the cover-
"On the basis of our own re- up and the serious illness of his
view," the opinion said, "we principal lawyer, David Bress,
have no doubt that the jury was should have prompted Sirica to
impartial." permit him to be tried separate-
Lawyers for Ehrlichman said ly.
he was denied a fair trial be-
cause Sirica failed to recess the
trial long enough for Nixon to
recover from phlebitis and ap-
;pear as a witness. a
Two weeks after the trial be-
gan Oct. 1, 1974, Bress entered
the hospital and underwent an
operation for cancer.
The judge said the small
amount of evidence against
Mardian and his right to be rep-
resented by a lawyer of his own
choice Were enough to permit
him to be tried separately, tus
making it impossible for the
stronger case against the others
to taint his own defense.
Oct. 14 4:00
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Lecture Room 2 MLB
Co-sponsored by Hillel and Women's Studies Program
Dr. Yedida K. Stillman
Asst. Professor of Hebrew, SUNY-Binghamton
"The Status of Women in Near Eastern Soci
NIXON, who has lived in San But the appeals court said
Clemente, Calif., since resign- after reviewing testimony at the
ing from the White House in trial, it '-had decided Nixon's
August, 1974, was himself nam- "testimony would have been of
ed as an unindicted co-conspira- marginal significance."
tor by the same grand jury
which indicted the others.' He THE JUDGES noted that
was later pardoned by Presi- while the defendants challenged
dent Ford from facing any Wat- Sirica's method of jury selec- i
ergate charges. tion and other actions duringr
In their decision, the appeals the three-month trial, they nev-
judges dismissed point by er questioned that the verdictf
point more than two dozen against them "rested on on any-4
legal questions raised by law- thing other than the overwhelm-I
yers for the defendants during ing evidence of their guilt."
an unusually long appeals pro- There was no immediatec
cess. comment from Haldeman, Mit-i
In one, Haldeman's lawyers chell or Ehrlichman, but theirt
said the extensive publicity lawyers have indicated thec
surrounding Watergate made it case would be carried to the
imnossible for an impartial jury Supreme Court.
to be chosen in Washington. One appeals judge, Georgec
Mac Kinnon, filed a partial dis-r
THE JUDGES said, however, sent saying, "If ever in the his-f
that despite the publicity they tory of our country there was aI
(Continued from Page 1) Vaccine from the lot was
THE VACCINE was given out distributed around the country
in both counties yesterday morn- and caused some states to sus-
ing. There were no immediate pend inoculations. At the same
reports of ill effects. time, officials in other states
Locally Washtenaw County's said they were going ahead with
flu vaccination program is not 'flu shots using vaccine from the
scheduled to begin until Nov. 15. Parke Davis lot.
Dr. Albert Hennesey a member A PARKE Davis spokesperson
of the University's Department said the company had distribut-
of Epidemeology who has been ed more than eight million doses
of Epdemeoogy wo has and confirmed that sm fi
involved in influenza researchndcfimdta some of it
involved in inuea resrh had been shipped to Allegheny
thought that the Pittsburgh County (Pa.).
deaths were as yet inconclusive.
"We don't know anything Health officials in Wisconsin,
about these deaths. If you vac- Louisiana, Vermont, Maine,
cinate enough people," said Hen- New Mexico and Texas halted
nesey, "you're going to get a the vaccination program in
few who are ready tp die any- their states.
a p asoil n w l
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Michigan Union Box Office
11:30 - 5:30 Monday - Friday
for mail order details
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"I WOULD doubt very much it
has to do with the vaccine," he
added. "The stress could throw
someone into a coronary. We
don't know what precipitates
coronary attacks. We just have
to wait and see what the pathol-
ogy department finds out."
Health officials in Pittsburgh
said the vaccine in question was
produced by Parke Davis & Co.
of Detroit, and was part of
Parke Davis vaccine lot A91333-
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Several Michigan Professors have been
asked to prepare a lecture as if it were
the last lecture they would give - to
consider what they feel would be most
important to say.
Wednesday, October 13th
PROF. ALFRED MEYER
Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m.
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
NEXT WEEK: PROF. HENRYK SKOLIMOWSKI
WEDNESDAY, October 20th
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