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Michigan Daily
Vol. LXXXIV, No. 10-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, May 21, 1974 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
Sirica orders release
of more Nixon tapes
Evidence sought or coverup trial
WASHINGTON (A6-President Nixon was or- no standing in court because the matter of his ob-
dered yesterday to surrender tape recordings of taining the tapes in question involved 'an intra- . .
64 conversations for use in the Watergate cover- executive dispute." Courf refuses to disiss
up trial of former top associates. charges against Reinecke
SIRICA SAID he would delay his order to turn
After the decision, Special Watergate Prose- over the tapes upon an appeal. Presidential counsel WASHINGTON (P)-A federal judge ruled yes-
cutor Leon Jaworski revealed that the White James St. Clair confirmed an appeal would be made. terday he could find no evidence whatever that
House argued in the course of the proceedings The newly-revealed dispute recalled a similar situa- Lt. Gov. Ed Reinecke of California was entrapped
"that I cannot take the President to court." t. by promises of leniency from Watergate prose-
tion last October when Jaworski's predecessor, Archi- cutors who have charged him with perjury.
ACCEPTANCE OF such a claim, Jaworski told the bald Cox, was fired for refusing to refrain from fur- Judge Barrington Parker of U.S. District
Senate Judiciary Committee in a letter, "would make ther actions against the President in court. Atty. Gen. Court rejected motions to dismiss the three-count
a farce of the Special Prosecutor's charter." Elliot Richardson and Deputy Atty. Gen. William indictment or to suppress certain evidence on the
Ruckelshaus resigned over the matter. grund it had been obtained by entrapment.
In ordering the White House to produce the tapes by
the end of the month, U.S. District Judge John Slrica At the Capitol, House Judiciary Chairman Peter HE REFUSED also to shift the trial, scheduled
Rodi (D-.J. saidhemhish U.m.misteet JogulJonconrsid.r to start July 15, to California.
declared Jaworski's "independence has been affirmed Rodino (D-N.J.) said his committee would consider etinecke is in an uphill battle for the Repub-
and reaffirmed by the President and his representa- another subpoena of its own if the White House fails lican gubernatorial nomination against Houston
tives." to turn over tapes involving the ITT and milk price Flournoy, the state comptroller, with the primary
cases. just two weeks away, on June 4.
When the two sides met privately with the judge a He said through a spokesman in Sacramento
week ago, Jaworski said; "White House counsel for ST. CLAIR had promised the impeachment panel an that he is definitely in the campaign to stay. He
the first time urged the court to quash the subpoena on answer yesterday, but there was no word of any such declined further comment on the case.
the additional ground that the special prosecutor had response by the close of the normal business day.
Police, B press Hearst search
LOS ANGELES ( )-Police and FBI agents pressed
their search yesterday for Patricia Hearst and two
SSymbioneseLiberation Army (SLA) members apparent-
ly now her comrades, but officials acknowledged a
growing feeling the fugitives may have fled the city.
In Hillsborough, Calif., Hearst's father said she may
have been brainwashed or the victim of mind control,
Both her parents begged their daughter, described by
r3 ; authorities as "armed and extremely dangerous," to
abandon the SLA and give herself up.
BUT RANDOLPH Hearst added: "At this point in
time I don't believe that she will give herself up to
come home."
Hearst, editor and president of the San Francisco
3 /Examiner, said he thinks his daughter "honestly be-
lieves now that she's a member of the group. This
sort of brainwashing is not an unheard of thing."
Many persons, including the Hearst family cook,
u ; claimed to have seen the newspaper heiress in loca-
tions from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and authori-
ties were receiving many crank calls.
"IF THEY'VE got any sense, they'd have left," said
Police Cmdr. Peter Hagan. "Things are getting hot
"Your idea is as good as ours," FBI spokesman
John Morrison said when asked where the heiress
might be hiding. But he added that the focus of the
search was still in Los Angeles.

Police officers in Cailfornia have the descriptions
of Hearst, 20, and Emily and William Harris, both in
, m a their late 20s, Hagan said. Ie said more than 100
police officers and FBI agents were assigned to the
HEARST, DRAGGED from her apartment Feb. 4 as
she screamed,. "Let me go!" now apparently "has
joined forces with the SLA," William Sullivan, in
charge of the Los Angeles FBI office, said Sunday
An all-points bulletin was issued for the arrest of the
Harrises and the newspaper heiress, all of whom were
wanted for investigation for illegal use and possession
of automatic weapons.
re u A ARST'S PARENTS hold a news con erence outside their house in Hillsborough, Calif., yes- AUTHORITIES said yesterday the SLA apparently
terday. Ms. lHearst told reporters she hopes their daughter "will give herself up and come home-" "I just never numbered more than about a dozen members.
hope everybody will remember that physically Patty is still a kidnap victim," she added, See HEARST, Page 10

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