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he ichigan Dail
Vol. XCII, No. 27-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, June 11, 1982 Ten Cents Sixteen Pages

Israelis push to Beirut

Israel's triumphant invasion army,
at the doorstep of Beirut, hammered
Palestinian and Syrian positions relen-
tlessly yesterday from the air, sea and
land, and threatened to storm the
panic-torn Lebanese capital.
The Palestinian guerrillas promised
a fight to the death.
"We shall fight from house to house,
from room to room" the Palestine
Liberation Organization radio vowed as
Israeli jets struck at PLO targets.
THE GUERRILLAS reportedly held
off Israeli armored forces four miles
south of the city limits. To the
southeast, across Lebanon's central
of agents'
with wire reports
The Senate yesterday over-
whelmingly passed and sent to
President Reagan a bill making it a
crime punishable by imprisonment to
disclose the names of covert U.S. in-
telligence agents-even if that infor-
mation is derived from public records.
Michigan Senators Don Riegle and
Carl Levin, both Democrats, joined 79
other senators in passing the In-
telligence Identity Protection Act, a bill
which some critics have said could
seriously erode Americans' First
Amendment freedoms.
THE ACT cleared tbe House last
week by a vote of 315-32. Four senators
voted against the final version of the
bill yesterday.
The bill provides prison terms'of up to
10 years and fines of $50,000 for gover-
nment employees who expose U.S.
spies living undercover in foreign
People outside the government, in-
cluding journalists or scholars who
identify agents as part of a "pattern of
activities" which would "impair or im-
pede" U.S. intelligence operations,
could be imprisoned for up to four years
and fined $15,000.
BURT HOFFMAN, a spokesman for
Levin, said the senator voted for the bill
because he was concerned that the
disclosure of agents' names could en-
danger their lives. Supporters of the bill
have said that publication of many
agents' names has led to their
assassinations in recent years.
Hoffman said the effect of the bill on
See CIA, Page 5

Palestinians vow to fight
from house to house'
mountain spine, Israeli tank troops cease-fire and Israeli troop with-
moving north into the Bekaa Valley drawals from Lebanon, White House of-
were reported locked in heavy combat ficials said yesterday.
Syrian forces. And in new air battles, Besides appealing to Begin, officials
the Israelis said their pilots shot down said Reagan urged all "interested"
23 Syrian MiG jet fighters. parties - including Soviet President
From Bonn, West Germany, Leonaid Brezhnev - to use their influen-
President Reagan sent Israeli Prime ce "to hlep bring the bloodshed to an
Minister Menachem Begin a "per- end."
sonally crafted, persuasive and frien- An Israeli Cabinet minister, Yitshak
dly - but firm" letter demanding a Modai, said the invasion force had

achieved its objectives and it was time
to start working out a political set-
tlement. Modai said "no exact date has
been set" for a cease-fire, Israel radio
said one was expected within a day.
What the Israelis did not say was
whether they would first push into
The PLO, in a claim that could not be
verified, said more than 10,000 civilians
had been killed or, wounded in the in-
vasion, which began after the shooting
of an Israeli ambassador in London.
The Israelis said their attack was
mounted a week ago to push the
Palestinians back 25 miles from the
See ISRAELI. Page 11

Palestinian protest
The invasion of Lebanon by Israeli forces prompted these Palestinian sympathizers to gather on the Diag this week to
express their disapproval.

WSU talks
Contract negotiators at Detroit's
Wayne State University were still split
last night over faculty wage con-
cessions as they met one nore time to try
to avert the declaration of a financial
emergency by the school's board of
governors today.
WSU administrators said that if an
agreement between the university and
the American Association of University
Professors (AAUP) cannot be reached,
they will ask the board to issue a
statement of "financial exigency" at
this morning's 9 a.m. meeting.
SUCH A statement will mean
notification of layoffs for many WSU
employees, including tenured faculty

attempt to avert crisis
members, within a few weeks, officials faculty members to make
said. benefit concessions totaling
"If we don't reach agreement with million which they say are ne
the faculty by 8a.m., we will be making meet the University's 1982-83
the financial exigency statement that fiscal budget of $147 million.
will be necessary for the layoffs to be "We're not playing a gam
the Board," said WSU Chief Financial said, "and that budget will t
Officer Charles Sturtz. exactly what we said-thrc
The WSU faculty contract provides cessions or layoffs." The on
for layoffs only if a state of financial for making a statement of
exigency exists. Although the exact exigency would be to enabl
definition of the term is still being layoff tenured faculty, he said
debated, the AAUP defines financial According to Sturtz, if an a
exigency as an "imminent financial is not reached, officials will1
crisis that threatens the survival of the ving layoff notices to som
institution as a whole, and cannot be members beginning July 1
alleviated by less drastic means." with contracts expiring in les
ADMINISTRATORS are asking year will receive six month

wage and
over $3
cessary to
e," Sturtz
be met by
ough con-
ly reason
e WSU to
begin ser-
.e faculty
. Faculty
s than one
's notice.

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