Kokomo Tribune, August 15, 1994

Kokomo Tribune

August 15, 1994

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - August 15, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana 336 Notorious terrorist caught PARIS AP Carlos the the infamous terrorist linked to the Munich Olympics has been arrested by French the Min istry of Interior announced whose real name is tlich Ramirez Carlos the Jackal Ilich Ramirez Sanchez ika Carlos the Jackal has been the mostwanted terrorist of the past 20 He has been identified in connection with many of the most spectacular terrorist actions of the the Venezuelanborn Carlos will be brought before Frenchjudidal authorities a ministry communique lite ministry said he was arrested by the Frances counterlntelligence but it aid not say whereywten offender what But Sudans Interior Minister AlTayeb Ibrahim Mohamed Khier said Carlos was arrested in the Sudanese carrying a false diplomatic passport after authorities became suspicious of a group that had rented a house in the The Munich Olympics attack in 1972 left 11 Israeli am kites He also is thought to be responsible for an attack three years later on Arab ministers In Vienna three officials died in that Carlos also is blamed for a attack on the French culture center In in which one mum died and 23 people were seriottftty The fiast German secret police the were connected with that Earlier mis Western officials said Carlos wan believed to be In Interior Minister Charles Pfisqua scheduled a news con ference on the arrest for this A healing experience Vietnam war veteran meets his dead buddys mother By MIKE PALUCK Tribune staff writer Steven Runyon and Steven Wiegert both enlisted in the Marines and went to Vietnam in the Wiegert returned to his home in but Runyon died in an enemy attack and is buried in Kokomos Crown Point As Runyons squad it was part of Wiegerts duty to write a letter informing Runyons mother that she would never see her 19yearold son For Wiegert didnt want to remember the war that took the life of the only friend he made in Southeast But after a visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washing and a lengthy Wiegert was able to make contact with Norma She actually wrote the first Last after years of letters and telephone the former Marine and the woman who had lost a husband during the Korean conflict met in person for the first It was a healing experience for both of I think she feels a kinship with me because of our Wiegert Steve and I only knew each other a couple but in combat situations you get close At the end of the men were members of the Marines Delta We had a We just hit it off right Wiegert He was one of my team It was more than It I hate to say job Lance Runyon was a fire team leader under Wiegerfs Viet Veterans Reunion coming up The 12th Annual Indiana Vietnam Veterans Reunion in Kokomo is about one month and Norma Speroff plans to be Speroff says she regularly attends the event that attracts thousands of veterans from around the She hopes to locate veterans who served with her late Lance Steven I havent been fortunate enough to find very but theyve all been very con she Runyon was killed and his name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memori al in This years 16 will feature the Moving a halfscale replica of the memorial in the nations capi The Wall will be erected 13 on the grounds of Faith Presbyterian Albright Road and Kirks The reunion itself will be on the grounds of Ramada Inn and Kokomo Speakers will include Sammy a Medal of Honor and Adrian of Good Morning Vietnam The Guess famous for songs including American Woman and These is scheduled to perform the evening of At noon that Britt Small Festival will take the The John Steer and fhi Circuit Rid ers also will The reunion will include military vendors and unit They and two other men were the nucleus of the according to We operated wefl Runyon was killed on and Wiegert and Speroff havent disqussed the Wiegert has told her some I really dont want to hear Wiegert said the squad was ambushed during a searchand destroy Runyon was hit by shrapnel and never regained Then he didnt have to Speroff One thing you had told me mat was very close to my Speroff said to her sons former was that the orders for him to come home came down shortly after he was Had they been there a little bit Wiegert said he carried some guilt about that aspect of Runy ons As squad he could have pressed for Runyons orders to be processed When your orders came down from you didnt have to go out of the wire you stayed in the base Runyons orders supposedly were on the He was that short of coming But in the same I also needed him because he was an integral part of the Please see A Page Norma Speroff and Steven Wiegert have helped each other overcome emotional wounds created by the Vietnam War Tribune photo by Tim Bath Crime bill compromise lurking in the background WASHINGTON AP The White House and a leaders of Congress said today they were willing to work together to pass President Clintons crime bill but renewed their squabbling over who would have to compromise and just how The president was disappointed with this but we are not going to walk away from this pledged White House Chief of Staff Leon I think well pass a crime said House Republican Whip Newt Gingrich of Geor Trying to shame lawmakers into pass ing his crime President Clinton urged on Sunday Congress to set aside petty politics and strike at violence mat is eat ing the heart out of this The White House rebounded from last weeks surprise setback to the billion bill with an aggressive weekend cam paign to woo wayward capped Sunday by Clintons emotional plea from the So often it seems that petty political things or superficial divisions keep us from doing in our heart what we know is Clinton told churchgoers at the Full Gospel African Methodist Episco pal Zion Church in suburban Washing The president was to continue his effort on behalf of the bill bringing rela tives of crime victims to the Rose Garden to keep pressure on appearing today on said over me weekend we urged the Republican leadership to meet with the Democratic leadership and talk with each other about what needs to be done to bring this crime bill back to the But he said several key par ticularly the kin on assault weapons are The Shaq hug TORONTO Like a teddy ShaquWe ONeal hugs his teammates after the team captured the gold medal in the Championship of Basketball here Sunday There was no stopping the Americans They scored 42 points in the first 10 minutes and raced to a 13791 victory over ONeal averaged 18 potato and 85 rebounds tor tw earning MVP See story on AP photo Phqne records may scuttle alibi LOS ANGELES AP Phone records could scut tle Simpsons alibi and one of his private inves tigators is under FBI magazines Newsweek reported that records wont back up a claim by defense attorney Robert Shapiro that Nicole Brown Simpson spoke to her mother by phone at the night she and Ronald Goldman wave ftoeecutcfs claim they were killed about UfclS on June while Simpsons lawyers have Mad to show it happened up to 45 minutes too late for Simpson to fly to Chicago later mat The timing of the phone conversation is expected to he a key piece erf evidence in Simpsons trial tor the June 12 slashing Simpson has pleaded The doubteauuder trial is scheduled for Attorney Clark said is no evidence to support Shapiros ver sion of the timing of the phone and Newsweek MMovted an unidentified touKV agrees wish her and dams the documents show the conversation ended at Inside todays Tribune Kenya rises above the acacia treat In Kenya Style Industry observers see a com ing ahortage of computer Conaider Kenya as a vacation news Nation of iwoid A45 Obituaries B4S Sports A23 Classified ads Comics Dear Abby State Gott B7 Stle J3 AtO AW A79 JM 11 ;

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