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Saturday, July 14, 1971


U.S. hands over last base near

DMZ to S. Vietnamese
By The Associated Press mount another during the sum-
The last U.S. base guarding mer months aimed at seizing
the demilitarized zone was turn- the populous coastal lowlands
er over to South Vietnamese and also at disrupting S o u t h
troops yesterday. Vietnam's presidential elections
The U.S. withdrawal from the Oct. 3.
base known as Charlie 2 com- While theDMZ changeover
pleted the northern border was under way, other So u th
turnover that had been under Vietnamese troops pressed their
way since 1969. It handed to new drive into Cambodia, but
the South Vietnamese the re- for a second day reported no
sponsibility to defend the coun- contact with opposing units.
try's most sensitive frontier. Meanwhile in Washington
The Americans left behind more was revealed about the
about 50 U.S. artillerymen and history of American involve-
technicians to man a battery ment in the Vietnam war.
of 8-inch guns and montor ra- Daniel Ellsberg, who turned
dar and sensor equipment that over the secret Pentagon pap-
detects possible North V i e t- ers to newspapers, said yester-
namese infiltration, day that intrigue in the Penta-
The North Vietnamese ri a v e
made repeated drives in t hi s -
sector and are expected to JDL admits
WINNER OF bombmaking
NEW YORK (A) - Rabbi Meir
AWARD--Italys Kahane, leader of the militant
Jewish Defense League, a n d
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f guilty yesterday to charges of
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ati d a cfillin fba- effects.
ti on and ilm so beau- Acting U.S. Atty. Robert
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gon was such that even then
Secretary of Defense Robert S.
McNamara was unaware of
some things that were going on
in connection with the Viet-
nam war.
Ellsberg, interviewed at a n
informal breakfast gathering by
selected correspondents, refer-
red to one study on the Gulf of
Tonkin incident which he said
was withheld from McNamara
by the Joint Chiefs of Staff un-
til McNamara had been asked
about it in testimony before the
Senate Foreign Relations Com-
Ellsberg told his interviewers
that all conversations that went
through the Pentagon's "war
room" were taped and that the
chiefs did not want to call this
to McNamara's attention,
Ellsberg, accused McNamara
of deliberately misleading Con-
gress in hearings that led to
Congress' passage of the Gulf
of Tonkin resolution under
which President Lyndon
Johnson drew his authority for
much of his Vietnamese opera-
"McNamara testified with far
more certainty than the c a s e
justified," Ellsberg said. "His
testimony was highly mislead-
ing. He did give a very mis-
leading impression of his con-
viction and the degree of evi-
It was incorrectly reported
in the News Briefs in yester-
day's Daily that the Michigan
Association of Broadcasters
had urged a citation of con-
tempt of Congress be issued to
CBS. In fact, the association
has come out in opposition to
such a move.
Now Open Daily at 12:45
1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 P.M.

McCloskey challenges
Rep. Paul McCloskey (R-Cal) tells a news conference in Los
Angeles yesterday he will enter the 1972 presidential primaries in
California, New Hampshire and possibly other states in opposi-
tion to President Nixon. McCloskey has been a strong critic
of Nixon's Indochina policy.


By The Associated Press

A VIOLENT EARTHQUAKE in central Chile has killed 74
persons, injured 317 and left thousands homeless, the Chilean
government announced yesterday.
The severe earthquake which rolled across the country Thurs-
day night also did extensive damage to Valpariso, the country's
major port.
Electricity, drinking water and telephones were knocked out
in what interior minister Jose Toha termed a "true catastrophe".
LOCKHEED'S threats to kill a jet airbus program unless the
federal government gives them a $250 million loan guarantee
is a "game of chicken" according to a study by the staff of
the House Banking Committee.
The report questions whether plans to drop the project would
be carried through as the three major interests involved the
British government, banks that have loaned Lockheed $499 million
or potential buyers would stand to lose heavily.
legal officer acknewledged yesterday the government may have
created a problem by planning to base pollution guidelines on in-
formation that is withheld from the public.
Bert Printz, acting director of the agency's permit program
had said earlier that basing industrial effluent guidelines on indus-
try's trade secrets, as now planned, leaves the public "no way of
keeping us honest".
MINORITY MEMBERS of the House Conference Committee
said yesterday it is unnecessary as well as unconstitutional to
require CBS to produce untelevised material gathered for the
documentary "The Selling of the Pentagon".
The committee has voted 25 to 13 to cite the network for con-
tempt for refusing to produce the material.
The minority group consists of 10 Democrats and 3 Repub-
ACCUSED SLAYER of United Mine Workers insurgent Jo-
seph Yablonski, Aubran Martin, pleaded innocent to state murder
charges yesterday.
Martin is charged with being one of three hired gunmen who
murdered Yablonski, his wife and daughter,
Martin was arraigned in the same courtroom where co-defend-
ant Claude Vealey pled guilty saying that he along with Martin
and Paul Gilly had carried out the murders for $5,200 paid them
by a man named "Tony,"


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