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michigan DAILY
Ann Arbor, Michigan Ten Cents

Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 6-S
Wednesday, May 10, 1978
Sixteen Pages


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IMoro's death
Sstuns Italy
ROME (AP) - The bloody, bullet- of Italians poured into streets and
riddled body of Aldo Moro was found piazzas in a massive display of
chained and stuffed in the back of a unity.
parked car in downtown Rome But More's embittered family,
yesterday, climaxing an ordeal of which had pleaded vainly with the
terror that stunned Italy and the Christian Democrat government to
world. bargain with his terrorist kidnap-
The Red Brigades, flaunting to the pers for his life, issued a statement
end their attack on the "heart of the ruling out a state funeral or other of-
state," pumped at least 11 bullets in- ficial mourning ceremonies.
to the back of his head and his chest, "The family locks itself up in
then left the former premier's body silence and demands silence," it
in a stolen maroon Renault at the said. "History will pass judgment on
very center of Italian political power the life and death of Aldo Moro."
- on a narrow, cobblestoned
sidestreet between the party FROM CAPTIVITY, Moro himself
headquarters of the Communists had appealed in handwritten letters
and Moro's Christian Democrats. for his Christian Democrat party to
deal with the terrorists. Facing
THE DISCOVERY left the nation death, he requested in a letter two
grief-stricken and fearful. Millions See MORO. Page 8

THE BODY of former Italian Premier Aldo Moro was found in a car parked on a downtown
Rome street yesterday. Moro had been shot to death.

Court opens more 'U' meetings
By RENE BECKER Arbor News versus the Regents of the IN A 15-PAGE opinion the court ruled that his application remain confiden-
Certain University Regents meetings University of Michigan. The suit was that, pending a trial on the issue, the tial."
formerly held in private will now be filedlast September. Ann Arbor News should be granted a However, attorney Roderick Daane,
open to the public and press due to The Ann Arbor News sued as a result temporary injunction restraining the who represented the University, said
Circuit Court ruling handedsdown Men- of a closed Regents meeting held on Regents from holding closed sessions to that in his opinion this was one point
day. June 16, 1977. In that meeting the discuss salaries of executives. "the court did not completely decide."
However, Circuit Judge Edward Regents discussed employee salaries The trial is needed to determine the DAANE SAID the court viewed the
D eaker, hCrnrethde Ecour' the evaluation of faculty and prospoc' validity of the Regents' claim that open issue "as totally concerning ap-
opinion, ruledrthat some Regents tive employees, promotions and the in- discussion of salaries would be an un- plications for employment." He said
meetings can still be held behind closed vestigation into misuse or misap- warranted invasion of privacy, the case also concerned search com-
doors and that a trial must be held to propriation of University funds. The newspaper received a summary mittee reports, but that the court did
determine the legality of yet other In filing the suit the newspaper or final judgment prohibiting the not answer the question of whether the
private meetings. alleged that the Regents were violating Regents from holding a closed session reports should be open to the public.
THESE RULINGS are the latest Michigan's Open Meetings Act by to consider applications or appointmen- The search reports are used to develop
developments in the court case of the discussing such matters in a closed ts to public offices in the University a list of candidates for University
Booth Newspapers, Inc. and the Ann session. unless that candidate should "request See COURT, Page 10
Police arrest man
in apartment siege
Ann Arbor police officers ended a tense siege yesterday
afternoon when they used tear gas to flush an armed man from an
apartment on the southeast side of town.
Andra Bishop, 29, held police at bay for over four hours with a
loaded pistol. The confrontation followed a series of domestic
disputes between Bishop and his wife.
POLICE WERE called in last Friday to settle an argument at
the Bishop residence in the Colonial Square apartments on
Williamsburg Rd. When Bishop's wife decided to remove her
belongings and move out yesterday morning, Bishop became
hostile and she phoned the police for assistance.
When Ann Arbor officers arrived around 10:30 a.m. Ms. Bishop
was standing outside the small, two-story building. Police entered
the apartment to talk with Bishop, but retreated when he confron-
ted them with a pistol.
Backup units were called in and the building was soon surroun-
ded by armed officers, who closed off nearby streets. A long wait Daily Photo by JOHN KNOX
began, with Bishop isolating himself in an upstairs room of his ANDRA BISHOP, WHO held off police with a loaded pistol during a four-hour confrontation, is led
See GAS, Page 14 . away by officers wearing gas masks and bulletproof vests.

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