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Page 8-Thursday, May 8, 1980-The I
fMili tants
may have
moved
hostages
By The Associate Press
Militants were reported yesterday to
have moved a 12th group of American
hostages from the occupied U.S. Em-
bassy in Tehran to another city. Two
Iranian leaders rejected a suggestion
by British Prime Minister Margaret
Thatcher that the freedom of the U.S.
prisones could come faster because of
the commando raid freeing Iranian
hostages in London.
In, Milan, Italy, .Iranian Foreign
Minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh was
quoted as saying the lengthy standoff
could be settled "in an honorable and
acceptable way" once the Iranian
Parliament convenes. The second
.round of parliamentary voting is
tomorrow. -
AYATOLLAH MOHAMMAD
Beheshti, secretary of the
Revolutionary Council, told reporters
he expected the hostage debate to begin
"perhaps in six weeks."
Ghotbzadeh was quoted as telling the
Milan newspaper, Il Giorno, "The
method and quickness of British police
deserve praise but no comparison is
possible between the two embassies.
None of our diplomats was a spy in the
UnitedKingdom."-
In Washington, ABC News reported
yesterday that President Carter or-
dered the Pentagon to begin developing
plans for a second attempt at rescuing
the American hostages in Iran within a
weekofthefirst failed U.S. effort.
See ABC, Page 9

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U.S. AMBASSADOR to the United Nations Donald McHenry receives an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Uni-
versity President Harold Shapiro at the May 3 commencement ceremonies.
A T MAY 3 COMMENCEMENT: -
Grads hear McHenry

countries and rejected the -hard-line
By JOSHUA PECK approach to dealing with the problem
U.S. Ambassador to the United through confrontation with the Soviet
Nations Donald McHenry spoke to the Union.
University's Class of 1980, highlighting THE AMBASSADOR advocated a
commencement ceremonies last Satur- strategy of "attacking and rooting out
day, May 3. destabilizing factors that tempt" the
McHenry, in an address to the 5,700 Soviet Union to intervene in developing
degree recipients at Crisler Arena, countries.
espoused a humanitarian program for At the same time, he cited many
encouraging stability in Third World problems in the Third World that the

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U.S. "cannot resolve at all"
McHenry generally advocated
moderate measures for dealing with
the Soviet Union. However, he named
"the possibility of nuclear holocaust
between the forces of the super-
powers," as "the principal threat to the
United States."
THIS CONTRASTED with his
statement a few minutes later that
Third World "instability poses.. . a
greater immediate and long-term
danger to world peace than does the
spectre of confrontation between the
superpowers."
McHenry was the first of five persons
to receive honorary degrees following
his speech. He was awarded an
honorary Doctor of Laws degree as a
token of the University's "esteem and
faith."
Charles Correa, a native of India and
a University alumnus, was granted an
honorary Doctor of Architecture degree
in recognition of his designs for
economical housing for the poor.
COMPOSER GEORGE Rochberg
received a Doctorate of Music for com-
positions reflecting "a new strength, a
new grace, and a new passion that em-
braces its auditors instead of
dismissing them."
Professor emeritus Raymond Wilder
was next recognized for his status as an
eminent "mathematician, teacher,"
and "prophet of the mind." The
graduates, their parents, and friends
were amused at the recitation of one of
Wilder's technically-worded
mathematical theories: "A compact
continuum is locally connected if and
only if every component of an open set
is strongly connected."
Finally, Dr. James Wyngaarden, a
prominent physician and researcher
who graduated from the University's
Medical School, was granted a Doctor
of Science degree, the last in his lengthy
list of honorary citations and distin-
ctions.
Following the conferral of honorary
degrees, the deans and associate deans
of the University's 17 schools and
colleges presented the degree recipien-
is of 1980.

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