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Western Kansas Press (Newspaper) - July 18, 1964, Great Bend, Kansas WESTERN KANSAS PRESS SUNNYTHrSUJEEKENP THE MORNING GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE STATE and AREA NEWS SPORTS FINAL MARKETS VOL. 2, NO. 235 GREAT BEND, KANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1964 Single Copy Price 5c -THIS ISSUE 10 PAGES Split May Be Near In The Republican Party By WILLIAM THEIS SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Sen. Barry Goldwater's contro- versial "extremism" statement in his acceptance speech brought angry reaction Friday from Gov. Nelson A. Rockefel- ler and other moderate GOP leaders, reopening the deep split in the party over the is- sue. Rockefeller issued a state- ment declaring that the newly nominated presidential candi- date's assertion was "danger- ous, irresponsible and frighten- ing The 18 words which retng- gered the divisive clash be- tween Goldwater and less con- servative members of the party were these' "Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vise Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue The nominee had taken par- ticular pride in the two sen- tences written into his accept- ance speech at the Cow Palace Thursday mght. They drew the longest, loudest applause of the a'ddress. Barry Launches His Drive For Presidency But they jolted the forces led by Rockefeller and Pennsyl- vania Gov. William Scranton, who were beaten badly by the Goldwater dominated conven- tion in trying to write a plank into the party platform con- demimng extremist political groups Rockefeller i egistered amazement and shock" over the Aruona senator's state- ment. "Any sanction of lawless- ness, of the vigilantes and of the unruly mob can only be de- the New York gover- nor said. In response, Goldwater tartly challenged Rockefeller to give the American people his defini- i tion of extremism. He said the New Yorker, who fought him m the primary campaigns, had never defined the term. ft A MOMSAL U.S. Orbits 3 Satellites Rights Battle To Court By TEVEN GERSTEL United Press International SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Sen. Barry Goldwater launched his presidential campaign Fri- day by pinning on an "LBJ for ex-president" button while his personally chosen GOP national chairman was giving assuranc- es there would be no purges of the senator's oppoinents Both happened at the first News Medias Are Blasted SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater has charged in an interview that some of the news media have resorted to "utter dishonesty" and "out and out lies" in reporting his meeting of the newly elected Republican National Committee It accepted Goldwater's rec Goldwater commented' "1 would like Gov. Rockefeller, for i my benefit and the benefit of j By ED ROGERS United Press International ATLANTA (UPI) An At- ommendation and elected Dean the party and the people of j lanta motel owner making the Burch, his assistant campaign America, to put in writing what court tet of the new Civil his definition of extremism is." Rights Act told a three-judge manager for the nomination, as the party's new national chair- man to succeed Rep William E. Miller, the vice presidential candidate Goldwater put on the "Lyn- don B Johnson for ex-presi- dent" button after telling the committee he wanted to see it regain 1 which campaign activities. The Arizona senator made the comments in a copyright filmed interview Thursday night with Ralph Painter of KOOL- TV m Phoenix. Painter and his wife, Sara, covered the GOP National Convention for KOOL- TV. Painter asked Goldwater whether he was satisified with the press coverage he has re- ceived during the campaign "I don't use the black brush on newspapers or the radio or the Goldwater replied "Newspapers like the New York Times have to stoop to utter dishonesty in reflecting my views. Some of the newspapers here m San Francisco like the Chronicle. that are nothing but out and out lies. .Now if they disagree with me, fine, that's thair right." He also was outspokenly crit- ical of the Columbia Broadcast- ing System, claiming the net- work had "pulled three sneak- ers on me that I'll never for- give them for." He said the network in one example had reported he was going to Germany after the con- vention to "return to the site of the Fuehrer's point of starting and start my campaign there, that I had an invitation to speak in Germany to a right wing group, (and) that my ef- fort would be to cement the relations between the extrem- ist groups in America and Germany." "This is nothing but and I won't swear but you know what I'm thinking. .a dad burnded dirty he said Goldwater said members of his staff had president Dr contacted CBS Frank Stanton and told him. the program was in error but "they haven't had the decency to apologize He said "the other networks were very, very accurate, and very kind." "I know some of the men personally dislike my position but it was hard to he added. Laotians Halt Commie Attack VIENTIANE, Laos (UPI) The Ministry of National De- fense said Friday the royal Lao- tian air force had halted a Communist Pathet Lao offen- sive on Muong Soui, the last neutralist stronghold in central Loas 13 miles west of the Plaine des Jarres. The air force, using T28s con- verted to fighter-bombers, flew repeated bombing and strafing sorties against enemy troops in the Phou Kout Hill position 11 miles east of Muong Soui A major Communist thrust on Mu-
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