Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 12, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette June 12, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa By All-in I! Wrbb Detente Panmunjom's Sole Function The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wed., Jme 1Z, 5A I tunic means bul Hit- v ilium- "..n! !lu-> imut Mill I- Villllilli'll I'aimmnjniii loilay i-, largely ;i "I'-miirv. kept aliu- m a Miiall i-'illccliuii cjf buildings anil spired iicriddic I'xcrvixrs in Wiii-niiK Mdrs i Kin-fan i-millirt HiniaN. II diifs tin- inli liy IUIIK piTltnK ill" Klli-lifss lilliirllliitnl a MIII nl nnxi'd M.s. MIIII anil sin-Jill uiiimy. I'UiirliKiumi Illc L'l years xlMCf lilt- siLjiiHi" nf annis- lirr. llif <-ax! nf lias rliaiiL'fil Tin- arc miu hy L'. S. Army Maj. I'fH. Uilllam ihi' I'liilcd N'aiiiius (I'NCi ami Kin-fan Maj Con. Kim snp. Sessions Alike Kxci'iit for individual i-liarai-icristifs Kim's ten- ilfiicy In speak ul about 1211 ilcvilirls. Mil. foil's Inyini; with his pipi.' _ Hifji- sessions have liffll likfiimsl nf the inecliiiKs held al this imt-iif-llu'-wav post straddling the A recitation of statements in English. Chinese anil Korean, then lionie. The Slllh session was calif d by the North Koreans to complain that American helicopters hau intruded into their air space. The talks or recitations inside the one-story bine conference buildim; (the table separating McLeod and Kim sits exactly astride the DM7 boundary) are form things. Outside it more of a social scene. South Korean newsmen were more interested in the.k'oose- stepping of the green-clad Xortl- Koreans as they changed tenant every hour. North Korean cameramen seemed more fascinated by the lone American newsman. No Secrets The journalists mingle freely and spend time pumping each other for information as to what's going on on the other side. Occasionally, they lean through the windows of the conference room a fishbowl happening, where secrets are impossible and resultingly are- never tried. I'anmuiijom has Us lighter UimiU-lHs of The Ninth Koreans once showed up with a slightly taller tin1 I'. N. stalf was a little taller Kinally they settled on a standard height except the North Korean stand now has three tiers to only two for the f

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: June 12, 1974

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