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-Tuesday, September 16, 1980-The Michigan Daily

iixonJ
SHINGTON (UPI)-Jury selec-
began yesterday in the long-
ed trial of two ex-FBI chiefs ac-
of approving illegal break-ins in
irly 1970s-and a defense lawyer
e "very likely" will call Richard
kto testify.
Mark Felt, 67, the FBI's former
Late director, and Edward Miller,
former intelligence chief, went on
after 2 / years of legal haggles
procedures for preventing release
assified information during
iony.
EY ARE accused of conspiring to
wve illegal break-ins-known as
k bag jobs"-as well as warran-
wiretaps and mail-openings in a
for fugitive members of the
rist Weather Underground
ization in 1972-73.
of U.S. District Judge William
it-who spent 30 months working
unprecedented procedures for
cuting high U.S. intelligence of-

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nay te
ficials while protecting classified in-
formation-began the weeding process
for picking a jury from more than 100
candidates.
Selection of the jury, which will be
sequestered during the six-week trial,
was expected to last a day or two.
Prosecutors are likely to call up to 40
witnesses, possibly including former
Attorney General Richard Kleindienst,
and the defense as many as 60.
FELT AND Miller contend they are
innocent because former acting FBI
director L. Patrick Gray, who faces a
separate trial on the same charges, or-
dered the break-ins of the homes of
friends and relatives of the fugitives.
They also say the terrorists had ties
with hostile foreign powers, making the
hunt a national security investigation
with less stringent surveillance
guidelines.
Felt's lawyer, Brian Gettings Jr., told
reporters he rmay call Nixon to testify,
presumably to show the orders for the

stify in trial of ex-FBI chiefs

break-ins came from above.
"IF WE ask him (Nixon) to come, he
will come," Gettings said. He said he
and several other defense lawyers have
interviewed Nixon twice, once about
two months ago at his New York office.
"We said, 'We may need you as a wit-
ness,"' Gettings said.

"He said, 'I don't have any problem
... If you want me to come, I'll be
there.'
"HE CAN help us.'
Gettings said Nixon agreed to testify
if he is given one week's notice. He said
"it's very likely" he will ask the former

president to testify before a court jury
for the first time about activities during
his administration.
Nixon apparently could be useful to
the defense in describing a 1970 conver-
sation he had with FBI Director J.
Edgar Hoover about the fugitive

Former assistant FBI director
William Sullivan wrote in a book
published posthumously that Hoover
described the conversation to him, and
said the president ordered that he do
anything necessary to find the
fugitives.

Zimbabwe experiences heavy violence over
weekend, one policeman killed, 43, injured

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Directed by Richard Burgwin

SALISBURY, Zimbabwe (AP)-A
white policeman was killed and at least
43 blacks were injured in the worst
spate of violence since Zimbabwe
becamedindependent last April, police
reported yesterday.
Home Affairs Minister Joshua
Nkomo claimed four of his Patriotic
Front supporters were killed near
Salisbury during the weekend violence
by militants from Prime Minister
Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African
National Union.
THE VIOLENCE over the previous
three days included multiple shootings,
grenade attacks, stonings, house bur-
nings and one kidnapping, police said.
"It's like tallying up casualties after
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a weekend in the war," said one white
police officer, referring to the seven-
year guerrilla fight against previous
white-dominated governments that
ruled the country formerly called
Rhodesia.
A WHITE POLICE inspector died
yesterday afternoon after a gunfight
between police and four dissident
guerrillas in the Magondi tribal area
37 miles south of Salisbury, police
reported. They said grenades used in
the weekend attacks were of the type
used by guerrillas during the war.
SCULPTOR NAMED
NEW YORK (AID)-Sculptor Luise
Kaish has been named chairman of the
Painting and Sculpture Division of the
Columbia University School of the Arts.
The university says Professor Kaish
has been critically acclaimed as "an
artist who attains a sense of power and
authority leavened with a poetic in-
nocence that gives her pieces universal
appeal."
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Daily
Classifieds!

UNITED NATIONS (AP)-Thirty-
five years after the United Nations was
created out of the chaos .left by Adol
Hitler, the international body for the
first time will choose a German a
General Assembly president.
It is largely a ceremonial position
but West Germany's Ruediger von
Wechmar, the president-designate
said he and his aides waged a two-year
international diplomatic campaign t
gets the post because it 'meant world
recognition of a "new democratic ter-

( NEW A , ATAll Day Everyday

Many guerrillas have left assembly
camps where they gathered after the
Dec. 29 cease-fire and have become
bandits in the countryside.
Mugabe made his first visit to the
assembly camps last weekend in an ap-
parent attempt to defuse the rising
violence.
INFORMATION MINISTER Nathan
Shamuyarira, a ZANU member,
blamed Nkomo's party for the wave of
political violence hitting the country.
"All evidence from independent ob-
servers shows that it is the Patriotic
Front that is trying { to disturb the
peace," the minister said in a
statement.

"Having lost dismally in the last
general election, the party is now trying,
to intimidate Zimbabweans to vote for
it in the district council elections next
month."
Nkomo and Mugabe commanded
separate guerrilla armies in the war
that led to independence. They have
been rivals for power in postwar Zim
babwe and have exchanged accusations
of this type on more than one occasion.
Mugabe's party won British-
supervised, pre-independence elections
last February in what was then white-
ruled Rhodesia. It captured 57 seasts in
the 100-member executive national
assembly, compared to 20 for Nkomo's
party.

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German diplomat to

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many."
s WEST GERMANY AND communist
f East Germany were admitted to the
e United Nations just seven years ago;
s and an obsolete clause in the U.S. char-
ter still refers to Germany as one of thet'
, "enemy" states of World War II.
n . Von Wechmar got a first-hand look at
the war when he served "from El"
r Alamein to Tunis" as a first lieutenant
° in Field Marshal Erwin Romme i
SAfrica Corps, he said.
- The 56-year-old diplomat inherited
the title of baron from a long line of vdn
Wechmars traced back to a knight who
took part in a tournament at Trier, the
ancient city in West German's Rhine
Province, in 844. But he plays down his
aristocratic origins, describing his
most recent forebears as "mostly civil
servants, ministers, officials and of-
ficers in the army."
"WE ARE A famous family of
prisoners of war," said Von Wechmar,
who was captured by American troops
in North Africa. "My father was one (a
British POW in World War II), I was
one, my brother was one, both my
grandfathers were prisoners and my
great-great grandfather was one in
various wars.
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by Tennessee Williams
Nov 19-22
Directed by Kendra Chopcian
Callbacks Sept. 24
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all Instructions carefully.

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