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The Michigan Daily
Vol. LXXXV, No. 62-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, August 13, 1975 Ten Cents Twelve Pages


Panel subpoenas CIAtapes
1ASHINGTON OP) - The Senate Intel- NE*E porters afterwards.
nce Committee voted yesterday to 3 u I n*C O iiie SO He said the United States bears no re-
poena portions of former President N isponsibility for the 1970 death of Gen.
hard Nixon's tapes and documents Rene Schneider ,the commander of the
ling with secret Central Intelligence said neither the Nixon administration documents. Chilean army, or the death of Chilean
mcy activities in Chile. nor the Ford administration ever plot- The White House based its decision on President Salvador Allende in 1973.
t the same time, it decided not to re- ted to murder any foreign official. a court order sequestering the documents KISSINGER said the Senate panel is
st Nixon's testimony immediately be- -Sen. Barry Goldwater, (R-Ariz.), is- excep for "on-going government busi- looking into both matters and will reach
se the former President was report- sued a statement saying he was afraid ness" said Church. its oin conclusions in its report on as-
"disinclined" to be a witness, said "efforts to protect the Kennedy name "We think this committee is engaged sassinations expected next month.
mittee chairman Frank Church, (D- may result in a political tug-of-war . . . in legitimate government business," said Goldwater's statement prompted
ho). between those who want to be sure no- Church. Church to disagree sharply over whether
'HE ACTION came during the com- body blames President Kennedy and KISSINGER'S comments came after the committee is split on how to assign
tee's probe into alleged assassination those who want to tell the truth." he spent nearly two hours in closed responsibility for assassination plots dur-
s of foreign leaders. In related de- THE DECISION to issue a subpoena session before the committee. ing the administration of President John
opments: came after the White House rejected two "There was no plot to assassinate any Kennedy.

-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

committee requests for Nixon tapes and

foreign official or leader," he told re-

See PANEL, Page 10

Rhodesian rulers
to meet soon with
black nationalists
SALISBURY, Rhodesia O)--Rhodesia's white rulers and black
nationalists will meet in a luxury railway coach on a bridge
spanning Victoria Falls for talks which are expected to lead to
black majority rule for the African nation.
The decision to start the constitutional conference by Aug. 25
was announced yesterday after months of bickering over the
meeting site.
THE RAILROAD car will be supplied by South Africa. The
bridge where the talks will be conducted is on the border between
black-governed Zambia, which was called Northern Rhodesia
during its British Empire days, and white-ruled Rhodesia, which
was once called Southern Rhodesia.
Rhodesia's exiled black nationalists, fearing for their safety,
wanted the talks held outside Rhodesia. Prime Minister Ian Smith,
who unilaterally declared Rhodesia's independence from Britain
nearly 10 years ago and has long declared "no black majority
rfle in my lifetime," wanted to talk inside the country.
The conference is expected to produce a formula leading to
black majority rule in about three years lbased on gradual easing
of the educational requirements for voting.
THE ALTERNATIVE is a major escalation of the 30-month
guerrilla war on Rhodesia's borders in which 596 guerrillas, 71
Rhodesian security troops and South Africa police and 267 civilians
have already died.
Victoria Falls is one of Africa's greatest natural wonders.
Every minute during the flood season, 141 million gallons of water
drop 307 feet into the Zambesi River from a black basalt cliff
more than a mile wide.
The spray often reaches a height of 1,650 feet and gives rise
See RHODESIA'S, Page 10

Cooling off
Spray from a lawn sprinkler seems to be a bit too much for five-year-old Marvin Bollinger of
Pennsville, New Jersey. A little adventure that started out to be a refreshing shower turned ,
out to be a real soaking for Marvin.

Man robs campus bank, escapes

A man robbed the campus branch of
Huron Valley National Bank yesterday af-
trnoon and fled across the Diag with less
than $1,000 in cash.
Police Chief Walter Krasny said the thief,
who has not been apprehended, approached
a teller at the N. University St. bank around
L:45 p.m. and gave her a note demanding
money. After sticking the cash into a plastic
bag, the man fled on foot toward the Diag,
across the street.
CITY POLICE, who are working with
the FBI on the case, said the teller quickly
informed the branch manager of the rob-
bery who then chased and came within ten

feet of the fleeing man. _
The manager shouted, "Are you the man
that was just in the bank?" but his suspect
indicated he was carrying a gun in his
zippered plastic pouch, and the bank offi-
cial turned away, according to police.
Krasny said the robber did not speak
while he was in the bank and communicated
only through the note. Another police offi-
cial said eyewitnesses told authorities the
man was "very quiet" and "didn't say
ALTHOUGH the robber's note indicated
he had a weapon, police said no one in the
bank actually saw a gun.
Eyewitnesses described the man as white,
about 30 years old, with greasy, curly black

hair. They estimated the man weighed
220 to 240 pounds and was five feet ten
inches to six feet tall. He wore a light
blue shirt with an open collar.
Krasny said the robber carried a brief-
LOCAL POLICE and the FBI are analyz-
ing pictures taken from bank cameras at
the time of the robbery, but one police
official said last night that "the negatives
are not too good."
A bit more optimistic, Krasny said of
bank camera photographs: "Sometimes
they're good and sometimes they're bad."
The police chief, who said the thief es-
caped with less than $1,000, added that,
See MAN, Page 10

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