THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Senators to try
for pu lout date
WASHINGTON MA) - New Senate moves to set a date
for withdrawal of American forces from Southeast Asia
emerged yesterday after rejection by both House and
Senate of similar attempts.
Sen. John Pastore, (D-R.I.), told reporters he is draft-
ing an amendment that declares Congress wants all troops
out by July 4, 1972, without any mandatory features such
as a cutoff of funds.
First, however, the Senate will vote next Tuesday on a
bipartisan proposal that would cut off funds for U.S.
operations nine months af-
ter enactment, subject to an
agreement for releasing U.S.
prisoners. S Vietm
Sens. Mark Hatfield, (R-Ore.),
and George McGovern, (D- h
S.D.), whose proposal for a Dec. o S n se
31, 1971, date was beaten 55-
42, introduced 15 new amend- SAIGON (AP) - South Viet-
ments with different dates namese marines seized the ini-
ranging from Jan. 15, 1972, to tiative yesterday in a two-day
Dec. 15, 1972. battle near Ba Ho mountain, 17
If the mandatory fund cutoff miles south of the demilitarized
proposals fail, Pastore is ex- zone dividing the Vietnams,
pected to offer his amendment field reports said.
with chances for it seen as good.
There was a question, how- After North Vietnamese at-
ever, whether the House would tacked the mountain base on
accept any antiwar amend- Thursday, the marines sent in
ment, even without mandatory about 1,800 men to help the 200-
features. man garrison.
The Senate, meanwhile, spent Action has been fairly brisk
the day on amendments related recently around the demilitariz-
to the main portion of the ed zone, where South Vietnam-
pending legislation, a two-year ese troops are trying to break
extension of the military draft up communist buildups.
now due to expire June 30. Ba Ho Mountain is ab o ut
By a vote of 58-12, it reject- two miles from Fire Base Sarge,
ed a proposal by Sen. M i k e a marine camp that has b e e n
Gravel, (D-Alaska), to require under sporadic rocket and mor-
a congressional declaration of tar attack for a month. Sarge
war for young men to be in- and two other nearby outposts
ducted. If passed, it could have were shelled again Thursday.
stopped the draft even if the Light casualties were report-
pending measure passes. ed.
Pastore's proposal says Con- In Saigon, Viet Cong terror-
gress favors withdrawal of all ists were suspected of setting
U.S. forces, ground and air, off a bomb that killed three
.from Southeast Asia, includ- Vietnamese civilians and wound-
ing Thailand, by July 4, 1972, ed four late yesterday. T h e
and urges the President to do all bomb went off in a house a n d
in his power to accomplish that police said it apparently was
and enter into negotiations for a plastic explosive favored by
the release of prisoners. terrorists. About 10,000 South
While it wouldn't require a Vietnanese troops ringed the
pullout, Pastore said, 'Psy- city and civil and military po-
chologically it would have a lice patrols were multiplied in
tremendous impact.' the capital,
President Nixon raises his hands in supplication yesterday as he
praises the weather on his arrival in Rochester, N.Y. The President
was originally scheduled to come to Rochester in March, but a bhliz-
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many requests for meetings.
However, as during the regular
academic year, he still meets
formally with his "cabinet"-
the seven vice presidents-once
And while he often works at
night during the regular year,
Fleming finds it generally un
necessary in the summer.
" 'im usually at the office the
same amount of time year-roni
but I don't work as inuch it nig
in the summer" he says. 'This is
because I have time to do icy
paperwork at the offie. Durig
the reguiar year, I save so rnaiy
meetings and other ac' ities to
occupy my days, that the nly
time I can do papesesi k is at
Most of Fleming's major work
indicate to the American people
exactly how the Congress feels."
Democratic Leader Mike
Mansfield said, "I think t he
P point has been made and that
the net result will be a speed-
up" in U.S. withdrawals.
this summer has involved execu-
tive appointments and budgetary
matters. He has spent much time
in Lansing lobbying for the Uni-
versity as the legislature pre-
pares its educational appropria-
tions for the upcoming fiscal
In addition, Fleming says he
has been . closely involved this
year in Congressional matters,
since it is possible Congress
might adopt some kind of insti-
tutional aid formula, from which
the University would stand to
"Summer is partly a time in
which you try to catch up on the
backlog of problems which you
didn't have time to get to be-
fore, and partly a time to think
where you should b going in the
future," Fleming says.
Since his workisoed becomes
less as the summer progresses,
Fleming plans to take a vacation
or two before the start of the
fall term. Soon he will leave with
his family for England, where he
will attend a conference between
top British and American edue
tors. Then lie will go on to
Spain for ten days,. and backt
Fleming likes the idea of keep-
ing the University in operation
throughout the year, and prediets
many more institutions will
shortly follow suit.
"My impression is that most
students and faculty members
like it more, too," he says.
"Yes," Fleming continues,
"the summer is certainly a more
relaxed, less pressured and more
informal time than the regular
academic year. The fact that the
weather permits us all so get
outside provides a pleasant vari-
ation on the theme of working."
But if the atmosphere is more
informal, Fleming's summer at-
tire does not show it. He gener-
ally wears a suit and tie to
work - just as he does during
the regular year.
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