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Ninety-five years of editorialfreedom

Vol. XCV, No. 13-S

Copyright 1985

Thursday, June 6, 1985

Fifteen Cents

Eight Pagos

Reagan steps
up push for
more Contra aid

OKLAHOMA CITY (UPI) - Pointing out Ortega's public ap-
President Reagan, disparaging pearance in Moscow in April, Reagan
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said, "The little dictator who went to
as "the little dictator who went to Moscow in his green fatigues to
Moscow in his green fatigues," receive a bear hug did not foresake
yesterday stepped up his campaign to the doctrine of Lenin when he retur-
win aid for the rebels fighting Or- ned to the West and reappeared in a
tega's Sandinista government. two-piece suit.
Opening a two-day swing to win "It was a dark day for freedom,
financial and political support for when the Soviet Union sent $500
both the Nicaraguan rebels and million to impose communism in
Republican Senate candidates, Nicaragua, the United States could
Reagan warned the United States not support a meager $14 million for
"must preserve peace by blocking freedom fighters in Nicaragua."
communism" in Central America. HOUSE Speaker Thomas O'Neill
BEATING the campaign drum for (D-Mass.) a leading foe of Contra aid,
freshman Republican Sen. Don has acknowledged some House
Nickles, "one of the members of that Democrats switched sides on the issue
Republican posse that rode into the after Ortega flew to Moscow to seek
Senate in 1981 to help rescue a nation economic aid just days after the April
Daily Photo by DAN HABIB besieged," Reagan sneered at 24 House vote.
Honored Democrats who voted six weeks ago As Reagan stumped Oklahoma,
against giving $14 million in aid to the White House aides and GOP leaders in
Sixth grader Nathan Cavner receives a commendation from Police Chief William Corbett in the fifth annual Contras seeking to overthrow the Congress expressed new hope the flow
Police Awards ceremony yesterday. See story on page 3. Sandinista government in Managua. See HOUSE, Page 2

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By ANNIE PRATHER
President John F. Kennedy stood on
the steps of the Michigan Union
almost 25 years ago and defined the
Peace Corps for the first time. Since
that day, the Peace Corps program
has been growing stronger at the
University.
Since the program's inception in

By STEVE HERZ the University's most famous alumni. also be absent, but for very different
Fifty years ago, Secretary of State Gerald Ford, former captain of the reasons.
Cordell Hull presented degrees to football team, former U.S. Ford has become a household
1,684 members of the University of congressman, and the 38th president name, bringing both his class and the
Michigan's class of 1935. Today 540 of the United States, will not register University great attention. Wallen-
members of that class are back in Ann today at the Alumni Building with his berg - though not so well known -
Arbor to commemorate the event. classmates due to earlier commit- has become a symbol for war-time
The class of 1935 is unique because ments. heroics around the world.
on that afternoon two graduates Raoul Wallenberg, former architec- Wallenberg was among 20 students

witness says
suspect didun't
kill victim

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would leave Ann Arbor and place Lure student, former Swedish heir, to graduate from the architecture By LAURA BISCHOFF
their names in history books as two of and former World War II hero, will See CLASS, Page 3 A man present when Barbara Jean
-i -, . :.Randall was murdered testified
Syesterday that "there wasn't any
a ap fighting" and that "nothing hap-
er eace (orp thrives a pened" the day of the murder.
James Williams also told the court
1961, the number of University Peace Corps Coordinator Louise nations, that Debra Robinson, who is charged
graduates has totaled more than 1,100 aldwin provides information Land Requirement for application in- with first-degree murder, used a
in the Peace Corps, which places the counseling to prospective applicants. lude U.S. citizenship, being 18 years spoon - nota knife - to cook for her
University as the fifth most produc- Baldwin said the purposes of the old and in good mental and physical dee telling Ann Arbor pdlice Sgt.
tive nationwide organization are to assist people in the program. William Canada that Robinson was
information to studenta who are con- third-world countries, promote a "WE'RE LOOKING for people who using a steak knife.
sidering volunteer work in the Peace world peace and friendship, and are highly motivated and will be a Williams pointed to Robinson in the
Corps and has a permanent represen- develop mutual understanding bet- good representative of America,
tative in the International Center. ween Americans and developing See 'U', Page 2 See WITNESS, Page 3

Equality Whiffle Hard Line
Should MSA pay some of its officers? Look for mostly sunny skies with Arts reviews the new record by the
a high in the mid-70s. Blasters.
Opinion, Page 5. Arts, Page 6

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