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Vol. LXXXI I, No. 18-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, June 3, 1972

Ten Cents

Eight Pages

S. Viet leaders
in drug traffic,

witness charges
WASHINGTON (N)-South Vietnam's president, former
vice president and prime minister run organizations that f'-
split control of their nation's opium and heroin trade, a
narcotics researcher charged in Senate testimony yester-
day.
The witness, Alfred McCoy, said that South Vietnam
narcotics ring has links with Corsican gansters, with an
organized crime family in Florida, and with scores of high-
ranking military officers in South Vietnam, Laos, Camboda
and Thailand.
McCoy, a Ph.D. candidate in Southeast Asian history at
Yale University, testified before the Senate Appropriations
Committee's subcommittee on foreign operations. He said
_ _- -- he had spent 18 months in-
terviewing officials in the
Eq l TV United States, Indochina
Equal TV and Europe.
McCoy accused American of-
ficials of condoning and even
cooperating with corrupt ele-
t m g ve i legal drug trade out of political
and military considerations. SEN. GE
C O And he said high-ranking mil- stretched
itary and civilian officials in body gat
WASHINGTON (1) - A fed- South, Vietnam and other Indo-
eral appeals court yesterday or- chinese countries have been in-
volved directly in distributing
dered equal time appearances heroin to Gs fighting in Viet
on two televisionnetworks for nam and to addicts in the
Rep. Shirley Chisholm in her United States itself. M
bid for the Democratic presi-
dential nomination. At the State Department, a
Chisholm, the first black wo spokesman said: "We are aware
man to make a presidential bid, of these charges, but we have
had asked for the time to match been unable to find any evidence
broadcasts by the two leading to substantiate them, much less
Democratic presidential con- proof." By
tenders, Sens. George McGov- These were McCoy's major Bs
ern and Hubert Humphrey. charges: SAN F
The U.S. Circuit court here -Heroin and opium traffic in of victor
ordered that appearances by South Vietnaii is divided among fornia ca
Chisholn be provided before the political organizations of McGover
June 5, the day before the June President Nguyen Van Thieu, toward a
6 California presidential pri- former Vice President Nguyen day.
mary. Cao Ky and Prime Minister The Fi
The three-judge court order- Tran Van Khiem. leased'
ed the Federal Communications -Gen. Ky's sister, Mme. Ngu- McGover
Commission to direct the Co- yen Thi Ky, travels about once lead ove:
lumbia Broadcasting System to a month to Vientiane, the capi- Hubert H
provide a half hour of prime tol of Laos, to arrange for ship- for 271
time, ment of packaged heroin to But Mc(
It also directed the FCC to Pakse or Phnom Penh in Cam- chances.
order the American Broadcast- bodia, he said. Althour
ing Co. to include Chisholm in -The heroin is then picked significai
its June 4 program of Issues gin Mc
and Answers or provide her a up by transport aircraft be- edge tha
with a half hour of prime time. longing to the South Vietnam- In fact
Two other Democratic rivals ese Fifth Air Division and flown ing a vit
have already been scheduled to Saigon. Especi
for the June 4 program. See THIEU, Page 2 Governi

EORGE McGOVERN, campaigning in northern California yesterday pauses to shake an out-
d hand over the top of his automobile. McGovern had just finished speaking to a student
thering at the College of San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
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IERT BARKIN showing for the first time in
at To The Daily any campaign "strength across
NCISCO - An aura the board."
urrounds the Cali- "I am running equally well
aign of Sen. George with whites; blacks, Mexican-
D-S.D.) as it edges Americans and other ethnic
rclusion next Tues- groups," he said. The final vote
will "lay to rest the notion
California Poll re- that my strength is confined to
rsday shows that a few teenagers."
ias a 20 per cent But McGovern is careful to
is chief rival Sen. note the importance of his
phrey in the battle youthful supporters. Referring
nvention delegates. to the large youth turnout at his
ern is taking no rallies, he said, "I don't see how
any politician can be unhappy
he "does not attach to see thousands of young pee-
to the wide mar- ple in front of him."
er does acknowl- Before a large crowd of stu-
e is running ahead. dents at San Mateo College
e is openly predict- yesterday McGovern attacked
y m the prim ary. Y hs er wh Mc er ns att a gnd
satisfying for Mc- those who fear his campaign
that the polls are pledge to decrease the defense

Robbery increase plagues city

ialif.
budget will "make America a
second class power."
Many profess that "the only
measure of the power of our na-
tion is the missile stock pile,"
he said to the attentive crowd.
"This must be rejected."
His strongest words were
saved as usual, for the Indo-
china war. "We have been told
that we must seek an honor-
able peace," he said. "The
peace will only be honorable
when we have the courage to
say we made a mistake and
then take the action to end it.
McGovern has made a con-
certed effort to garner the vote
of the minority groups in Cali-
fornia. If these voters, once
considered the private constitu-
ency of Humphrey, choose Mc-
Govern as polls indicated they
will, the South Dakota senator
will have a smashing victory.
Yesterday, McGovern went to
a rally in the Spanish speaking
district of San Francisco. He
told the large gathering that
they were a "vital part of a new
coalition" that will elect the next
President.
The crowd cheered loudly when
McGovern promised to "Turn
the country away from killing,
destruction and war to peace."
This weekend and early next
week McGovern is planning to
spend the last half of the $400,000
he alloted to the California cam-
paign. Humphrey on the other
hand is short of money and will
have only limited media expo-
sure.
Humphrey is counting on a
strong come from behind surge
in the two days following the
third of three televised debates
between the Minnesota senator
and McGovern tomorrow.
With large crowds, good poll
results and a. ready stipply of
campaign funds McGovern
seems to be on the road to a
California victory for the Demo-
cratic nomination.

By CHRIS PARKS
Last Friday night a thief forced the
door on Sally Brown's apartment. When
he left he took her television with him.
The chances are good that he won't
get caught,
Sally (not her real name) is only one
of 39 people who got ripped off over the
Memorial Day weekend. And Tuesday
night 10 more breaking and enterings
were reported.
Every year more than a million dol-
lars of property is stolen in the city. The
number of burglaries is increasing-up
more than 400 cases from last year, ac-
cording to police figures.
Even more frightening is the trend
toward rip-offs in private dwellings-
especially student apartments.
According to Chief of Police Walter
Krasny, "Businesses used to be the pri-
mary target. Now, however, the pattern

has changed. For every business which
is robbed, five or 10 homes are hit."
These homes for the most part are
apartments or rooming houses-typical
student residences.
Surprisingly, modern apartments may
be even more vulnerable than older
structures. According to Krasny, the
cement patio with sliding windows so
common to many newer dwellings pro-
vides an easy entrance for the prospec-
tive burglar.
Preventing robberies and arresting
burglars is a monumental task-only 20
to 40 per cent of all robberies ever end
in arrest, Krasny reports.
The life style of students-coming and
going at all hours of the night, leaving
doors unlocked, the transient nature of
the population-contributes to making
Ann Arbor a good city for burglars to
live and work in.
See AREA, Page 8

Save the "family jewels." Join the police de-
partment's Operation Identification and en-
grave your drivers license number upon your
valuables.

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