Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 2, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

July 02, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Chaurc ul rain lu- nigbl and Wednesday, l.uw tonight, 75 lu SO. Highs Wednesday, lim- VOLl'.MK y> MMliKH 171 CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CKIMIi HAI'IDS. IOWA. Tl KSDAY. Jl'I.Y 2. 1W! ASSOCIATED I'HKSS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Panel Calls Report Disputes CIA Watergate Story II f, AC WASHINGTON' tAPi In a. stopped all its investigations: ihrec-momh period immediately! and the Baker report recom-i .before ihi! Watergate breakin.j mended that the CIA oversight: llowanl llunl asked liis] committees of the senate and former CIA bosses to direct him house continue the probe. T to retired agents skilled in lock- 1 It said the agency had denied! lAI'i Alex- 'picking and burglary, a report Baker's investigators headed! ander Uutterfield. who first senate Watergate com- 1 by Fred Thompson, the panel's! the nation of President Nixon's ;mmec said Tuesday. I Republican counsel aeeess toj secret taping system, was The CIA official who provided j dozens of documents and wit- lead-off witness in the final: the information retired one day! nesses it said must be obtained phase of the house impeach- j after the arrests of the Water- j before definite conclusions can ment inquiry. j burglars, the report said. be reached. Butterlield, formerly Nixon's! Prepared at the direction of Senator Symington (D-Mo.i: appointments secretary, faced ale o mm i 1 1 ee Vice-Chairman and Rep. who! day-long examination behind Baker iR-Tenn. i. the long- headed separate congressional closed doors Tuesday about the White House chain of command at the time covered by the Wa- tergate investigation. awaited report said the new in- j oversight probes into possibli formation contradicts public CIA-Watergate links, have said testimony by senior CIA they find the Baker report un- ficials that Hunt had no contact! convincing. The committee has received tlle after Aug. 21. Watergate committee Chair-{ vast amount of information i1971- That was the date Ervin (D-.N.C.) also has{ about the activities of tlle agency says it re- said reading the Baker report! White House aides in connection with Watergate and wants to see if it leads to Nixon's oval of- fused Hunt any further assis- fails to convince him the CIA tance for his undercover assign-i had anything to do with the ments for the White House. breakins or cover-up. The Baker report raises but i The report also questioned the One Democratic member confirm 7 new {official CIA account of the ex- Butterfield would confirm that ,susPIc.lons that 'he CIA of the aid given to Hunt at Nixon's former staff chief, II. R. Haldeman, acted only with Nix- i f e Tknown 'he jllno i T> f u i I think Butterfield can show whether Nixon operated in a f i burglary at the offices of Dr. ,Lewis thc Los Angeies of both the request of White House 172, Watergate Iviser John Ehrlichman. vacuum, with his aides just running loose out there." said Rep. Mezvinsky "He 'ipsychiatrist treating Pentagon Papers figure Daniel Ellsberg. CIA Director William Colby, ,vho directed that the names of could be a significant witness." CIA employes and con. tacts be deleted from the public hoped inves- Six for St. Clair Six of the 10 witnesses come before the judiciary corn- I report. Baker's said he had unprecedented tigation would convince him "that CIA had no prior knowl- edge of the Watergate or Ells- berg breakins or cover-up." The Watergate committee has Id Not To Probe Nixon's Role WASHINGTON (AP) John General Mitchell, and Hal- j Ehrlichman cautioned one of his j' deman. Haldeman and Mitchell j White House aides last spring are expected to decline to tes-j against trying to find out how mittee have been suggested by James St. Clair. Nixon's chief impeachment lawyer. Chairman Rodino (D-N.J.l, reversing a! previous decision, said Mondavi he will recommend that all sixj be called. They are former presidential counsel John Dean; Frederick Larue, former Nixon campaign aide: William Bittman. lawyer; for Watergate conspirator E. j Howard Hunt: Paul O'Brien.! former lawyer for the re-elec-j lion campaign: former Attorney It said the events that led to the Fielding breakin in Los An- geles "caused a wealth of con- flicting testimony among CIA officials." The report said that last Feb- ruary, after a third search of its files, the CIA found a transcrip- tion of part of Ehrlichman's July 22, 1971, conversation with Marine Gen. Robert Cushman, then the CIA's deputy director. "The document is especially significant in that it quotes Ehr- lichman as saying that Hunt was working for the President and that the CIA was to give! Hunt 'carte the report j said. "The technician who dealt with Hunt has testified that he: received approval for each and every request of Hunt from his supervisory officials at the the report said. "While previous public CIA Hot Weather Relief -Gazelle Photo by John Mclvor Gary John Fevers, 9, and his sister, Traci Ann, 8, play in a up part of the creek in Morgan Creek park. They are fhe children of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Peters, 3028 Huxley lane SW, and their mother was supervising their play. Temperatures reached the mid-90s Monday and were on the way up there again Tuesday. tify. imuch President Nixon knew in Rodino. who had of the Ellsberg break- said only two of St. Clair's wit-i in, according to testimony at nesses might be called, plumbers trial, his concession to the Republi-j The testimony came from cans, hoping for their support! David on the house floor for a proce-. testimony claimed that the CIA had no contact whatsoever sub-j sequent to Aug. 31, recent I testimony and secret documents indicate that Hunt had extensive contact with the CIA after that date." the report said. DBS MOINES U. S. rr Mid-Point; 'Ringer' Found in Sheep Show I District Court Judge William Not only was Hunt active here Tuesday that Cellar Rapids The All-Iowa fair reaches the halfway point Tuesday night, Tuesday Night Aerial Act: 7. 3 and 10 p.m. Grandstand: p.m.: Final iThe musical munity Theater players have appeared on the All-Iowa stage. the CIA's development of twolthe Nixon administration does will open Wednesday with Kidsj and the second half of the fair 1 performance of The Grassj..From Your Hoots. show will Hit Parade Curbs on Missiles And Tests BULLETIN MOSCOW (AP) The U.S. and Russia have reached a new agreement to limit their missile defense systems, par- tially ban underground nu- clear tests and to make new efforts to restrict offensive nu- clear weapons, Leonid Brezh- nev said Tuesday night. MOSCOW (API President Nixon told the Russian people Tuesday that lie will meet with Leonid Brezhnev again next year to continue the search for lasting peace" and a belter life for them and for the Ameri- can people. The President also acknowl- edged that he and the Soviet Communist party leader "have many difficulties, yet to be overcome in achieving full con- trol over strategic nuclear arms." But he said in a prepared speech they made progress in three annual summit meetings and are "steadily building a new relationship that over time will reduce the causes of con- flict." Positive Stake Nixon gave no hint of any spe- cific results from his talks with Brezhnev in the nuclear field. He briefly mentioned new ac- cords on health and housing and said, "They will give the people (of both of our countries a posi- tive stake in peace." Nixon's speech was en the eve of the windup of his third sum- mit with Brezhnev and followed a new round of talks with htm. Nixon, Brezhnev and key aides met for an hour and 55 minutes. "It was a good day of sub- stantive said White House spokesman Ronald Ziegler. In a joint statement, the two sides said" the problem of a peaceful settlement in the Mid- David the principal E 1 1 s b e r psychiatric navc the Powcr to "'ithhold'day and with all new herds of D.'. prosecution witness, who re- f( (n d J federal-highway funds approved: livestock in the barns. trun Time Square: p.m.: ...v. n.- pffpr (u ..njj lie-out ai-mgmvav Hums dural changedesigned to to the stand Tuesday by Employment Assistance! In lhc ruling. Stuart However, the Republicans :fense lawyers, dealt Rodino a setback by fail- Young was a co-leader of the ing to follow their senior House plumbers group mittee colleagues. His bill to i which carried off the breakin. Branch actjve garding several operations. nr Wednesday Highlights of Iowa, i ,.prof Gooly wno nas bceni Kjd-_ the grounds since thc e-jthc impounded highway funds, fair started, inviting fairgoers to i amounting to at least mil- pet his "invisible will be It said Hunt requested thejlion, tc be released to the state j joined by two other strollers Bunny and ne DreaKin. JCIA providD Billed injof Iowa that had been withheld Wednesday. Bugs Bu e! lock picking, electronic sweep-jby the Nixon administration !p0rkv the'Pig will cav frirtnal in_ i i ___ mittee colleagues. His bill carried off the breakin. ivaive a rule giving each com-j Young testified mittee member five minutes toiburglary was under formal in-jj and entrv onerations 'since question a witness failed to by the FBI 1 Uned r doc.. Ihc two-thirds majority Ehrlichman called f th for passage, although it did j in twice, on March 27 and April C "erod of M-mh lltlav command a 207-140 majority. 30. and he recounted details of j I972 Hunt asked'the chief of the Vote on Secrecy meetings explicitly. i assistance branch for a "retired i lock picker" and entry man. It: of management and budget of the official referred Hunt the U. S. about Grandstand: 1 American Bandstand" with [plus takeoffs on stars of those (wo decades. The "unusual" was almost and 3 at thc All-Iowa -From Your Hit Parade to (sons visited the fair. That figure American Bandstand" by thc Community Theater. I A short time later. Rodino Tlie suit was filed by the Iowa highway commission against Secretary of Trans- portation Claude Brinegar and Rov director of the office 1 p.m.: f> P o 1 k a i N j leld the 21 committee was (ha, hc djd Mts solidly m line and through a resolution that will breakin) beforehand. the hearings closed during. (Y said ,hal j ____ 'ho IPVPH rl3vs lor i. .nc. ucns SLI d_iui 101 bccn au.av Qn wben tnp; ammmg witnesses. operation' occurred and Mr. The 23-15 vote in favor then closed hearings found members ]tha( did know abflu( jf both parties switching ,'iously held positions Only two; Youn ilepublicans voted for closed; said no k fa icanngs. although all 17 hcpub-ii( mv .cans favored c oscd hearings ,vhen the evidence aga.nsl had abou( j( Vison was being presented. Hep. Waldie (D-Calif. to a former CIA employe, who Said retired on June 18, 1972, 'the tlav after the breakin team the grounds between their g m Kids day shows Wednesday. Timc In thc stage presentationsjBoddicker Accordion Rugs and Porky will rollick oniban'L i stage, "exasperating the emcee L Ju''sins: 7 Quality Pork iconics i nn-fnct placmgs, in: and one another while a Youth building. recorded tape provides their: Buildin: :voices by Mel Blanc, who ori-jl p.m secretary of.ginatcd the Fair Man- (Continued: Page 7, Col. 2.) omething for Nothing Still Draws Well transportation did not have the agcr Charles Decker said. Later in Hum contacted i Continued: Page 3, Col. 5.1 flalion. discretion to withhold duly apportioned to the state of Iowa for reasons of curbing in- chalk up another first Wcdnes- By Steve Helle The Kids day shows will be night when the Cedar "Hipoff I and 3 p.m. ;R a p i d s Community Theater: Several All-Iowa lopeiis a two-night stand. that remark by Jim Die-! die East was among the topics discussed. No further talks were scheduled. Nixon and Brezhnev will sign a windup communique in the Kremlin on Wednesday. "We have been able to meet this year, as we will meet again next year, in the United States not in an atmosphere of crisis, but rather in an atmosphere of confidence confidence that the work we have embarked on is going Nixon said. "In fact, it might be said that the most remarkable thing about this summit meeting is {that it is taking place so rou- tinely, so familiarly as part of a continuing pattern that would have seemed inconceiv- jable just a few short years {ago." fairgoers: "Continuing Process" The fair's grandstand will1 marks the first lime Ihe coir-crmn" a "Peace is not only a condi- ______._______________. __....._......._________._. _ .._... n o T-I___: .1__i Democrats who repe; Ihe hearing: ier. offered the motion to keep i to telling K...I..................... one r' 'Ehi-iichman he was disappoinled; Luther King, sr.. belonged to a "R1" Link Kiiling to Anti-Clergy Group DAYTON. Ohio lAI'i of murdering Mrs. King llosca Williams, said mind and Marcus Wayne ClH'naull. the al- and a church deacon. Mrs. King they believed the shooting of Mrs. King when killer of Mrs Martin was of lalr civil Mrs. King might be part of a find her husband. sales operation at the All-Iowa lhc President said while advancing a fourth summit A vounu man at the booth "lf '3St' so a continuing process. twcen the Indian Rope and the Moonwalk performs his many customers When the summit sessions first in 1972, Nixon said. "Both ,ought to open the hearings r i "P- proval of Ihc breakin. "Mr. Ehrlichman hadn't been asked Young said. hem closed for the witnesses. Thc R e p u b 1 i c a n s who Switched said they wore per- iuaded by the leaks of oonfidon- ial material from the closed loor hearings when documcnta- evidence was presented. Waldie and the other Demo-! who changed their position ;aid since about (15 percent of: he evidence had been (lldn lhmk n secret session, il would give! (Continued: Pago 3. Col. li i .ulher King. however, they small group that believes black branded all donee of a plot. JP" ministers should be punished Wack as "political because they misled their pen- hL> pie, the Dayton Journal Herald ..Thl, black is ont, ,lf reported in a copyright story nulsl jn leader Ihe iiev. Marliirconspiraey. Authorities lie said Chenault had no in- black community because ot his lil'u' all'; 1U Christ." All are black. Klvc he public a distorted view of! he case to open only the i (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7 i j Chuckle A neurotic is a fellow will, bolh feel planted linnlv in midair mnmuM "'''H" said it learnodiabilily lo conlrol people si.i ions j pioposed thiec Of known as is also one of Hears ago, he assumed Lhrhch- Troop.._ close friend of Chenault. The FBI annou'icod Monday Interviewed on the condition that il was cnloring the case, on that ho not bo named, the friend'ihe direction of the civil right.-, division of the li. S. department, primarily lifjalo Ihe possibility sides were venturing into the untried waters of something But now. hc said. "We found no cvi-'lonlion of hurting anyone else, s UT.V slll'k operation, (ne Of (hc Soviet but added that the past week- adu'd 'union have come to know one end's events are only "a warn- (he "Pcralion is o[ us has a ing of what is lo come." quasi-auctton. During a of thc Comment" "f other country, eve., -Ml l_.UHIim [U <'M -in those policies differ. All liliick -nd