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The Michigan Daily

Vol. XC No. 60-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, August 14, 1980

Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

Carter
no Dem uni,
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NEW YORK (AP)-President Carter
won renomination last night, and ap-
parently gained in his hour of triumph
the unity he sought to bolster his cam-
paign against Republican Ronald
Reagan.
A roll call of the states certified his,
victory over the remnants of Sen. Ed-
ward Kennedy's challenge, withdrawn'
when the convention began with the
vote that guaranteed Carter his
majority.
Rep. Ronald Dellums of California
had his name entered as a candidate,
but only to gain time at the convention
microphone for black and liberal allies
to speak their concerns about Carter
social policies.
r tA KENNEDY AIDE said the defeated
x challenger probably would endorse the
Carter ticket. The AFL-CIO praised the
president's acceptance of "the prin-
ciples and objectives" of a Kennedy-
r backed platform provision for a $12
billion job-creation program.
AP Photo While Carter embraced the platform,
VIVIAN HALL, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Irvine, he did not specifically endorse that
Calif., wears an anti-draft sign on her hat during yesterday's convention session plank, offering his own terms instead.
in Madison Square Garden. A variety of protesters marched outside the Garden Kennedy was silent, for the moment,
last night. See story, Page 3. but a close aide said he was at work on a
WILL DISCUSS CULTURAL EXCHANGES, TRADE:
E. W. Germans to meet

statement that would "most probably"
include an endorsement of Carter.
SHORTLY BEFORE the vote on the
nomination, Kennedy formally
released the delegates pledged to his
fallen campaign "so that they may be
free to vote their conscience."
California Gov. Edmund Brown Jr.,
once a candidate himself, urged
Democrats to unite behind Carter.
"Putting aside the fights of this season,
he needs us as we need him," Brown
said in endorsing Carter.
Carter's qualified endorsement of a
Kennedy jobs plank in the Democratic
platform drew approval from a
Michigan labor official, and from civil
rights leader Jesse Jackson.
SAM FISHMAN, DIRECTOR of the
United Auto Workers' political arm in
Michigan, said he was happy with Car-
ter's position. "I think it will be helpful
to his campaign," Fishman said.
Jackson said Carter had heeded "the
mandate of the people" by promising
his own program for jobs.
A new convention rule required Car-
ter to delcare in writing his support for
the platform, while itemizing any dif-
ferences with it. Carter promised to
"proudiy run on the platform of the
Democratic Party" in the campaigna
ahead.
But he did so on his own terms.
See DEMS, Page 7
MORE CONVENTION
COVERAGE INSIDE
" A variety of. protesters
hawking causes from Ireland to
Turkey to Israel, as well as op-
ponents of registration and the
draft, marched outside Madison
Square Garden yesterday - Page
! The Michigan delegation will
support President Carter - Page
3
* A look at media overkill of
the convention - Page 3

BONN, West Germany (AP)-Chancellor Helmut
Schmidt, pursuing his aim of building bridges between East
and West, will visit East Germany this month for the first
summit between leaders of the two German states.
Government spokesman Armin Gruenewald announced
yesterday that Schmidt accepted an invitation to meet East
Germany Chairman Erich Honecker Aug. 28-29 at a lakeside
hunting lodge north of East Berlin.
SCHMIDT, THE FIRST Western leader to travel to
Moscow after the Soviet thrust into Afghanistan, will leave
Hamburg Aug. 27 for the talks and will stop in the East Ger-
man cities of Guestrow and Rostock on his way home.
Schmidt's visit $o the communist German state will be the
first by a West German head of government since 1970 when
Chancellor Willy Brandt went to Erfurst for talks with East
German Premier Willi Stoph.
But Stoph was the No. 2 man in the East German regime
and the Schmidt-Honecker meeting will be the first full scale
West German-East German summit since the division of
Germany following World War II.
THE MEETING HAD been expected to take place last
February but was postponed at East Germany's request

following the deterioration in East-West relations brought on
by the Soviet move in Afghanistan.
Although no formal agenda has been made public, the two
sides are expected to discuss trade, cultural exchanges and
expanded contacts between family members in both coun-
tries.
Joining Schmidt will be Economics Minister Otto Lam-
bsdorff and Egon Franke, chief of the Bonn ministry that
monitors events in East Germany.
DURING THE TALKSthe East Germans are expected to
raise objections to Schmidt's support of NATO plans to
station medium range nuclear missiles on West German soil.
The missile issue was a major topic during Schmidt's
talks last June in Moscow with Soviet President Leonid
Brezhnev. During those talks, Brezhnev dropped his demand
that the West renounce plans to deploy medium range
nuclear missiles before he would negotiate a reduction in
Soviet missiles already in place.
In a recent television interview, Schmidt listed im-
provements in human rights for East Germany's 14 million
people when asked about possible results of his visit.

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