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INVITES LEADERS TO CAMP DA VID
Carter calls for Mideast summit
WASHINGTON (AP) - President
Carter, apparently fearful of a collapse
in Mideast peace talks, invited Egyp-
tian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli
Prime Minister Menachem Begin to
Camp David for a face-to-face summit,
the White House announced yesterday.
Both Sadat and Begin accepted Car-
ter's invitation to attend the meeting at
the presidential retreat starting Sept. 5,
said press secretary Jody Powell. Last
February, Carter had escorted Sadat to
the secluded mountaintop retreat in
western Maryland, where the two held
POWELL SAID Secretary of State
Cyrus Vance sent word from the Middle
East that both leaders "have welcomed
this meeting. The president is gratified
by their response." Powell added that
no specific time has been set for the
duration of the meeting.
Vance said later that the meeting will
be held with "no conditions" imposed
by either side. "The objective is to try
and establish a framework for a peace
settlement in the Middle East," he told
reporters before holding a news con-
ference with Sadat in Alexandria,
A White House official, decling to be
identified publicy, said Carter
arranged the session "not because the
chances of peace are right now so high,
but because the stakes in peace are
very high. Not because the prospects
for peace are so good, but because the
risks have in fact risen."
CONGRESSIONAL leaders, briefed
on the Camp David meeting, expressed
support for the administration's move
and voiced hope that it would give new
impetus to the stalled peace talks.
Sen. Dick Stone (D-Fla.) said he un-
derstood that Carter extended the in-
vitation in a handwritten letter
delivered to Sadat and Begin by Vance.
Quoting a White House source, Stone
said Begin accepted "warmly and on
the spot." He said he did not know the
circumstances of Sadat's acceptance.
Later, Begin expressed hope that his
forthcoming meeting at Camp David
would have positive results. "I am glad
President Sadat, agreed to hold the
meeting," he said ina statement issued
in Tel Aviv.
Hopes for progress toward a Middle
East peace settlement were riding high
when Sadat made his dramatic visit to
Jerusalem last November and then
hosted a meeting with Begin in
Ismailia, Egypt on Dec. 15. Since then,
however, relations between the two
leaders have cooled considerably, and
peace talks have bogged down.
Carter, Sadat and Begin will meet for
an indefinite period starting the day af-
ter Labor Day at the heavily guarded
presidential retreat 60 miles north of
Pierce, Klein lead
in state Senate races
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"The results are so slow coming in. I
just can't believe it," Colburn said.
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"Oh, hell, you can't tell how anything
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results) are really coming in hot and
heavy," he added sarcastically.
THROUGHOUT the campaign, two
issues - tax reform and unemployment
- shared the spotlight.
The candidates campaign styles
varied greatly, from that of Democrat
Harold Moon, who accepted no cam-
paign contributions, to that of Pierce,
who ran a very quiet campaign, relying
on his name recognition and popularity.
The 18th District has been
monopolized by Bursley for 14 years.
The 65-year-old Republican, who an-
nounced his retirement late last
February, sponsored over 50 bills which
were later passed into law.
This story was written by Daily
reporters Mitch Cantor and Eliza-
beth Slowik with files from Michael
Arkush and R.J. Smith.
Daily Photo by JOHN KNOX
PRIOR TO LEARNING he had captured the Democratic nomination for the 18th
District state Senate seat, Edward Pierce does some early vote tabulation of
his own last night at Campus Inn.
Missouri nixes gas tax hike
By The Associated Press
Apparently refusing to raise taxes a
a time when the rest of the country i
talking about cutting them
Missourians were voting over
whelmingly yesterday against
proposal to increase their gasolin
In addition to the primaries it
AnnArbor Film CeoperatA',
presents at Aud A Wednesday, August 9
THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR
(Sidney Pollock, 1975) 7 only-Aud A
The story of three desperate days in the life of a C.I.A. book-reader turned
desperado. CONDOR is on excellent companion piece for such films as NIGHT
MOVES and CHINATOWN, sharing with them its depiction of a virtuous loner
drawn into a guise of danger and confusion and finding the worst kind of
human corruption at the end of his investigation. Redford's searchingness
is mirrored with subtlety and depth by the exact performance of the film's
two virtusos, John Houseman and Max Von Sydow. With Faye Dunaway,
(Arthur Penn, 1975) 9:15-Aud A.
An incredibly underrated film! An adult detective mystery about a private
eye who can't separate his search for a missing girl from his painful hunt
for clues to his own identity. Penn faces the story's violence head on without
wallowing in it and Hackman turns in the performance of his career, miles
ahead of the Oscarewinnin FENl JCONNECTION role.,"One of the year's
,ten best."-Andrew Sajs. eneHac k rJennifer-orron.
Missouri and Michigan, voters in state's gasoline tax, from seven cents a
It Georgia and Idaho picked candidates gallon to 10. The state's 10 incumbent
s for governor and Senate. congressmen were expected to easily
WITH SEVEN per cent of the precin- win renomination.
- cts reporting in Missouri's balloting, SUPPORTERS of the tax increase
a the returns showed 104,424 votes to said the estimated $90 million it could
e reject the increase and only 12,666 in raise was needed to update and im-
favor. prove the state's roads.
n The gasoline tax question drew in- One of the contests in yesterday's
terest partly because of the June vote primaries involved the political future
on Proposition 13 in which Californians of U.S. Rep. Charles Diggs, seeking
overwhelmingly voted to slash their renomination from Michigan.
property taxes. Many other areas of the Diggs, despite his indictment on
country have proposed similar fraud charges, was expected to win
measures. renomination against three Democratic
Missouri voters were asked to ap- opponents in the 13th Congressional
prove a 43 per cent increase in the District in Detroit. He is accused of
taking kickbacks from staffers after in-
flating their salaries.
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