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Summer Daily
Vol. LXXXIII, No. 15-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, May 30, 1973 Ten Cents Twelve Pages


sues govt.
Special To The Daily
DETROIT-At a Monday morning press-
conference here, the Rainbow People's
Party (RPP) announced that three party
members have filed a $1.2 million law suit
against several former high level govern-
ment officials, including former Attorney
General John Mitchell charging them with
illegal wiretapping.
Others named as defendants in the law
suit are former Attorney General Richard
SINCLAIR Kleindienst, former acting FBI director L.

over wiretaps

Patrick Gray, and Clyde Tolson, the ex-
ecutor of J. Edgar Hoover's estate.
RPP LEADER John Sinclair called the
defendants "the leading criminal figures
of the day." The suit originally included
Richard Nixon as a co-defendant but the
court refused to allow the President to be
named in the case.
The suit was officially filed on April 2
in a Washington D.C. federal district court
on behalf of Sinclair, Lawrence' "Pun"
Plamondon, and John Forrest. The FBI
arrested that trio for the 1968 bombing of

a local CIA office.
The government based a large portion of
its case on information gained through the
use of bugging devices, -authorized by
Mitchell "in the interest of national secur-
DURING THE TRIAL, the government
refused to make public the specific nature
of the wiretaps or the information gained
through their use. The attorneys for Sin-
clair, Plamondon, and Forrest claimed the
failure to reveal such detailed information
See RAINBOW, Page 10


Tho agree
to new Vet
peace plan

SAIGON (11-HenrygKissinger and
Hanoi's Le -Due Tho have agreed to
a new peace plan that calls for
Saigon and Viet Cong forces to stop
ihooting but apparently makes no
proposal for ending the war in Cam-
bodia, government sources said yes-
South Vietnam has given its ap-
proval, in principle to the new ac-
cord, Saigon sources reported, but
has asked for some unspecified mod-
it will withdraw its peakekeepers from the
International Commission of Control and
Supervision, charged with supervising the
cease-fire. It was not immediately clear
what .effect the Canadian pullout would
have on the reported Kissinger-Tho agree-
ment, though the Canadians said they
were giving the 6-day notice in an effort
to remain on hand for the first days of the
new pact's application.
The pian provides for an immediate
alt to all .American reconnaissance flights
over North Vietnam andsandend within
24 hours to hostilities between Saigon gay-
ernment forces and the Viet Cong.
Kissinger has emphasized he intends to
conclude the agreement with Tho at their
next round of talks beginning June 6 in
Paris. Kissinger said in Washington he
has reached "new understandings" with
Tho, hut he declined to detail what they
ACCORDING TO government sources in

Saigon, the timetable in the new p a
goes like this:
* B~etween five and 10 days aftera
cease-fire, Saigon and the Vie Cong wi-
permit monitors from hoth sides to be
deployed with their immunity guaranteeUF,
. In the same time period the United
States will resume clearing mines from
North Vietnamese waters and resume
economic talks with Hanoi.
s Zones of control are to he demarcated
within Three months.
* Within six months a Council of Na
tioao Reconciliation and Concord is to hb HUhAEIA OBA OCShv tVetnam t hei ome
established and the procedure set for TOG AMRCNCMA FOCShv letVtnmhirfmr
national elections. Under terms ot the presence is felt in many ways. This Vietnamese child was fathered by an American
orignalPars ageemntthiswassup serviceman, long gone now, and abandoned by his mother. Such children are con-
poeoriia Pariveementccotishewasysupe sidered otcasts by the Vietnamese and often find homes only in religious sanctuar-
ies or orphanages run by Buddhist or Catholic groops. The child. shown here
See KISSINGER, Page 10 is sitting on the floor of a Buddhist pagoda in Saigon.
uncons titutioal?*
Story on Page 3

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