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The Michigan Daily -Monday, November 24, 1986 - Page 5

Dole raps Shultz on Iran

Republican leader Bob Dole rebuked
Secretary of State George Shultz
yesterday for "not doing anything"
to support President Reagan in the
Iran arms controversy, and
suggested Reagan act quickly to
"remove some of the problem."
Dole did not mention any
administration officials by name
when he said the president should
move to "cut our losses," as the
Iran issue continued to consume the
administration and reports circulated
that top advisers were calling for
the ouster of Shultz, White House
Chief of Staff Donald Regan and
National Security Adviser John
Dole, after praising Shultz's past
performance, said, "But I think
right now they ought to circle the
wagons; either that, or let a couple
of the wagons go over the cliff."
"I think the president was well-
intentioned, well-motivated," in his
decision to send arms to Iran, Dole
said in an interview on CBS-TV's
"Face the Nation."
"The next step is, I think, to
remove some of the problem."
With his comments yesterday,
Dole (R-Kan.) added his voice to
others calling for presidential action

to restore administration unity as
details continued to emerge about
the Iran operation.
WHITE HOUSE spokesman
Roman Popaduik said he had no
information on reports in The
Washington Post and Los Angeles
Times that a group of presidential
advisers was pushing for a high-
level shakeup in Reagan's staff.
Dole said Reagan told him
earlier yesterday he knew nothing
about such an effort.
"It's all a little bizarre, frankly,"
said Dole. "The only person who
could put this to rest is the
president, and it would seem to me
the quicker the better."
The Post said Attorney General

Edwin Meese and others had
sounded out former Secretary of
Transportation Drew Lewis about
taking over as White House chief of
staff. But Patrick Korten, deputy,
director of public affairs for the
Justice Department, said he knew of
no such overtures. Harvey Turner, a
spokesman for Lewis, who is now
president of the Union Pacific
Corp., said he would check with
Lewis. When a reporter attempted
to reach Turner later by telephone,
however, there was no answer.
Shultz has made clear .his,
opposition to the arms shipments
and said last week that officials
behind the operation had told him
little about it.

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November 25: "Opportunities For Work Abroad"
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performance Thursday night

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Camp victims demand apology

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He was joined by history graduate
student Scott Wong, who teaches a
course at the University entitled
"The Asian-American Experience."
Forty years after their detention,
many of the Japanese-Americans
who were detained are still seeking
compensation for what many scho-
lars have called the worst violation
-of civil rights in the United States
+since slavery.
Last Monday, the Supreme
Court agreed to hear one internee's
case against the federal government.
The Court will rule if the detention
:was unconstitutional, and if so,
how much restitution the victims
should be paid.
"I think for the U.S. government
to really seriously apologize, ser-
iously admit their error, it has to be
.transformed into monetary terms in
order to make it really a serious
substantial expression 'of regret,"
said Morikawa, }
The Japanese-Americans who are
seeking restitution want $25,000.
apiece for their personal losses.
They are also demanding a formal
apology from the President and
"some sort of law, or statute, or
something that might give a legal
guarantee that it cannot happen
again-to anyone in this country,"
said Wong.
The internment was activated
when President Theodore Roosevelt
signed Executive Order 9066 in
February 1942. The order, which
did not require approval by
Congress, stated that all Japanese-
Americans living in California,
Oregon, and Washington were to

report to their designated assembly
After staying in the assembly
centers for three to four months,
internees were shipped to more per-
manent concentration camps. The
camps were designed to house about
20,000 people in long rows of
barracks similar to those iii prisoner
of war camps.
Life in the camps wasn't easy.
Meals usually consisted of beans
and neck bones from a nearby
slaughterhouse. "We learned to
appreciate small blessings. Dessert
in the form of Jello was a treat,
even though the summer heat

turned it into liquid beforeit was
eaten," Morikawa said.
Everyone was required to work
while in the camps. Doctors worked
in the hospitals; people skilled in
agriculture worked on farms. Some
adults with teaching skills estab-
lished schools which were attended
regularly by the children.
Morikawa, now a Reverend at
the First Baptist Church of Ann
Arbor, served his time in the camp
as a minister for $17 a month. "We
all cooperated together, and instead
of having denominational churches,
we all worked together in one
common community," he said.

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nations of the world are spending
nearly $900 billion on weapons in
1986, a year designated as the
United Nations International Year
of Peace, according to an annual
That breaks down to a historic
high of $1.7 million a minute,
occupies an estimated 100 million
people and represents about 6
percent of the world's gross
national product, the private report
compiled by Ruth Leger Sivard
Last year, military spending was
estimated at $800 billion, and since
1960, at $14 trillion.
The United States ranks first in
arms exports, military expenditures,

military technology, military bases
worldwide, nuclear reactors, and
nuclear warheads and bombs. The
Soviet Union is second in weapons
Together, the two superpowers,
with less than 11 percent of the
world's population, account for 23
percent of the world's armed forces,
60 percent of the military
expenditures, more than 80 percent
of the weapons research and 97
percent of all nuclear warheads and
The United States spent roughly
$268 billion in 1985 on weapons,
and the Soviets about $237 billion,
Sivard estimated.


Don't BeA
Work at Michigan

Going home can be traumatic

(Continued from Page 1)
when his parents converted his
bedroom into an office.
Hausner said sometimes students
lose their concept about where
home really is. He said people need
to learn that "home is just wherever
you are and wherever you're wel-
Many students agreed that prob-
lems with parents arise because at
college, they never have to "report"

to anyone about their social
activities, homework, or grades.
LSA sophomore Keith Markman
said parents are justified in asking
questions, but "we tend to get mad
because we're not used to having
any restraint."
Debbie Hopkins, an LSA fresh-
man, isn't worried about problems
with her parents over the break. "I
really don't have- any rules at
home," she said.

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