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Vol. LXXXII, No. 66-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Fridoy, August 18, 1972 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
..SAIGON It) - U. S. jets mounted the heaviest raids of
the current bombing campaign against North Vietnam in
- 24 hours closely preceding Henry Kissinger's arrival in
Saigon, the U. S. Command said yesterday.
: ":The command would not say officially whether the
more than 370 strikes against the North up to 5 p.m.
.,,s' Wednesday was a show of support for President Nguyen
Van Thieu or an effort to make up for a week of bad
The presidential adviser arrived Wednesday and con-
ferred with Thieu and with top U. S. officials yesterday
.: while the war ground on at a slow and bloody pace from
,y Quang Tri in the far north to the Mekong Delta south-

Bang, you're dead!
U.S. Vietnam air ace Randy Cunningham demonstrates his pistol grip to a member of the
eration of soldiers at Cunningham's homecoming in Missouri yesterday.
Desperate students confron
critical fall housing situati

As students prepare to return
to school this fall, many a r e
bringing sleeping bags, prepared
to storm the streets to find a
place to live.
A classified ad in Tuesday's
Daily for a room to rent brought
hundreds of calls, many v e r y
frantic: "No, it can't already be
rented. What am I going to do?"
Various sources seem to indi-
cate that the houing situation is
going to be very tight this fall.
Even the dorms, which 1 a s t
year had vacancies, are already
filled with a 70-person waiting
list. However, John Finn, direc-
tor of housing information, pre-
dicts that he'll be able to place
the 70 due to "no-shows" in the
He says the trend in housing
has been toward co-ed living, ei-
ther by floor, or by men and
women living in alternate rooms

along corridors.
The 600-person cooperative
housing facilities are also filled,
and a spokesperson from the In-
ter-Cooperative Council (ICC)
said that they have a 170-person
waiting list. The co-op system has
expanded enormously in the past
two years to include 23 houses.
Finn reports that some sorori-
ties -and fraternities are willing
to accept non-members to fill
their spaces.
Large rental firms are still ad-
vertising modern apartments, but
spokespersons from Dahlman
Reality and Summit-Hamilton
both expect to fill their vacancies
by September.
Joe Hargett of Dahlman com-
ments that "The efficiencies are
going faster, which is unusual.
People are choosing to live to-
gether in smaller units."
Finn agrees, adding that the
University's family housing, on

House approves ban on
all cross-town busing

North Campus, has be
their one-bedroom ai
tions first, and still ha-
three-bedroom apartn
Signs on bulletin boz
Michigan Union indicat
ple are already searc
tically for places. "I]
and Joyce loves me, t
of us has a place toa
Fall. We would like
room in a house or (s
Another reads, "W
desperate need of a pl
for fall. Anything!
time!" And two more
two weeks, these two
uates will be sleepin
streets. Please help."
The signs run three
proportion of people
place to live to peop
for roommates.
Once students are lu
to find a house, the
faced with a myriad
tions or tricky leases,
to a member of the T
No pets, no waterbi
cohol, no men or wor
ed as visitors, and
ing are among many p
landlords include in
Two years ago the T
ion sponsored a "tent-
Diag, in protest of tl
situation on campus.
group of people campe
several weeks until
leave by the Universit
Officials disbanded
claiming a threat of he
demic existed.
Although students
irate about the housin.
a repeat of the tent-in
to ;ay s IW.
Hazy, hot, and hum
high near 90. Low
chance of rain.

west of Saigon.
The latest raids, well exceed-
ing the 340-strike maximum
hitherto in the 4 -month cam-
paign against the communist
offensive, destroyed or damaged
AP Photo 42 trucks, a half dozen bridges,
nine materiel and fuel depots
and a missile storage area, the
next gen-, U.S. Command said.
A prime target was the Xuan
Mai military training complex
17 meils southwest of Hanoi. Air
Force Phantom pilots from
Thailand bases reportedsdestroy-
ing several buildings.
S hOther Air Forcepilotsssaid
, , they damaged a radar station
13 miles south of the capital.
North Vietnam claimed four
ets were shot down in the
on . Hao - Haiphong heartland on
Wednesday after a claim of five
downed Tuesday. The U.S. Com-
en renting mand, which withholds plane
ccommoda- loss reports until rescue efforts
ve two and are over, said it had no losses
ients left. to announce.
ards in the While speedy tactical jets
:e that peo- darted across a wide area of
hing fran- N o r t h Vietnam, heavy B52
love Joyce bombers struck in its southern
but neither panhandle and the demilitarized
live in the zone.
our own They dumped more than 800
igh) apart- tons of bombs, aiming at supply
caches that are supplying com-
oman in munist defenses against the
ace to live drive to retake Quang Tri.
Call Any- Meanwhile, Henry Kissinger
wrote "In and President Nguyen V a n
U-M grad- Thieu scheduled another confer-
g in t h e .ice in Saigon yesterday, un-
lerscoring the importance of
to one in their talks and generating spec-
needing a ulation they are exploring new
le looking proposals to end the war.
Neither U. S. Embassy nor
cky enough palace officials would comment
y may be on the substance of the talks.
of restric- Kissinger told reporters earlier
according that he was here for a general
enants Un- review of the political and mili-
tary situation.
eds, no al- U. S. sources confirmed that
men allow- the discussions included results
no cook- of three secret meetings Kis-
prohibitions singer has held in Paris with Le
their leas- Duc Tho, a member of the
North Vietnamese Politburo.
'enants Un- A North Vietnamese official
-in at the made it clear that North Viet-
e housing nam does not believe those talks
A large have made any progress toward
d there for ending the war.

RACINE, Wis. OP) - Sen.
George McGovern yesterday re-
jected White House criticism of
his independent contact wit h
North Vietnamese negotiators in
Paris and said Henry Kissinger's
"highly publicized global junket"
will do more to prolong the war
than shorten it.
The Democratic presidential
nominee, campaigning here dur-
ing a swing through the Mid-
west, reacted to a statement by
White House press secretary Ron-
ald Ziegler that the contact made
by Pierre Salinger with the Hanoi
representatives "could jeopard-
ize" the President's efforts to
achieve a; negotiated settlement
of the war.
"It is ironic that the White
House thinks a brief, middle level
inquiry about the prisoners ,of
war might interfere with nego-
tiations," McGovern said.
He said Nixon has had 3
years to end the war and get
American prisoners back and
hasn't done so.
"The President now has h is
chief foreign policy specialist on
a highly publicized global junket
on the eve of the Republican Na-
tional Convention," the S o u t h
Dakota senator said.
"That is what is interfering
with quiet, serious, professional
negotiations far more than any-
thing else possibly could."
Ziegler emphasized the word
"could", saying the White House
didn't know exactly what had
gone on at the two meetings.
When McGovern first heard of
Ziegler's comment he responded
by saying "Pierre Salinger was
very careful not to do anything
to jeopardize the talks."

against crosstown busing, plus
authority to reopen school-de-
segregation orders all the way
back to 1954 for the busing curb,
was passed by the House early
The vote was 282 to 102.
The revision of President Nix-
on's busing curbs beyond his
request was sent to the Senate
where it is likely to be ignored.
Opponents, including some of
the backers of the President's
original proposal, said the bill
would be struck down by the
Supreme Court as unconstitu-
tional even if the Senate passed
But Rep. Edith Green (D-
Ore,), author of the key amend-
ment adopted by the House, re-

torted: "Waving the Constitution
is the last refuge for those who
have lost their case."
Her amendment would pro-
hibit any desegregation busing
except as a last resort.
The President's proposal as ap-
proved by the House Education
Committee would have permitted
crosstown busing as a last re-
sort for desegregation of junior
high schools and high schools.
The amendment restored the
President's proposal, knocked
out in committee, to permit
schools under court or federally
ordered desegregation plans to
seek reopening of those orders
for modification to meet the new
busing curb. Most of those
schools are in the South.

forced to
the group,
*patitis epi-
are still
g situation,
is not ex-
nid, with a
70, little'

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