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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 25, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseF team finds ill bomb debris at b52 c from a and up dispatches Washington the Pentagon reported that pieces of one or More of the four Hydrogen bombs which were lost in an air Force crash sunday in Greenland were found announcement of the discovery constituted the first official confirmation that four nuclear weapons were aboard the air Force b52 which crashed near Thule Greenland. The Pentagon did not say whether any significant amounts of the bomb said Rusk says ship grab is an act of War Theofi were located. It 1 pieces were discovered Greenland. Pieces of weapons associate hardware were identified among the debris a defense depart ment statement said. In response to questions spokesman said these pieces were indeed part of one or More of the bombs assemblies. Earlier an air Force Survey team reported discovering Burn Marks blast fragments and a negligible amount of radio activity where the crash occurred. The searchers hampered by Arctic darkness and 27-degree below Zero cold were unable to determine in their Brief inspection tuesday whether parts of the plane burned into or through the 5 to 9-foot ice of North Star Bay where it crashed the Pentagon the Pentagon said it is possible that the cont. On Page aircraft col. Sex Johnson asks Quick passage of rights Bill Washington a presi Dent Johnson appealing anew to Congress for passage of his 1967civil rights proposals said wednesday that action should note delayed simply because the air is filled with the voices of extremists on both terming civil rights the most difficult Domestic Issue we have Ever faced Johnson Saida great majority of americans accept the Creed of Equality but some continue to resist every constructive step to its achieve in his second special message As Many Days Johnson Point edly mentioned the Lawless racial violence of last summer gut he said that although lawlessness must be punished the norms conduct of some weaken our resolve to Dea the real grievances of Al suffer Dis criminal Termini 1161 appea1 Johnson terming arms control the mos font. On Page a col. U Sta runs still in Catbird seat Washington a the White House which in previous years experienced the Case of the kidnapped squirrels and the Case of the distressed starlings now a involved in the Cas of the make believe Bongo. Many will recall the mysterious disappearance from the White House grounds of innumerable Gray squirrels when Dwight Eisenhower was president. Eventually the word leaked out groundskeeper a were kidnapping the squirrels lest they disturb Eisenhower s backyard cont on Page 23, col. S Russ refuse to intervene with Washington up Secretary of state Dean Rusk said wednesday the North korean seizure of the . Ship Pueblo could be categorized As an act of Rusk s comment came As a administration spokesman announced that the soviet Union has refused to intervene with North Korea in an Effort to secure the release of the Pueblo and its Crew. Rusk said North Korea would be Well advised to pull Back the Secretary of state spoke briefly with reporters following a three hour closed door briefing with the House foreign affairs committee. Asked whether the seizure of the . Ship in International Waters could be considered an actor War. Rusk replied that it is a very harsh act whenever it occurs. I do not object to designating it As an act of War in terms of the category of acts that could be so construed he said. Rusk declined to speculate on what Steps the United states might take if current diplomatic efforts to recover the intelligence cont. On Page 84, col. To Garrison widens probe subpoena sent to Marina cmdr. Lloyd m. Bucher congressional experts urge . Restraint Washington up two top congressional military experts called wednesday for restraint in american efforts to recover the captured . Ship Pueblo from North Korea. We must not Rush Pell Melinto the disaster of world War Iii cautioned sen. John , a miss. Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said he opposed military Steps at this time an added we ought to keep our new Orleans a the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald was subpoenaed for grand jury testimony wednesday by . Jim Garrison who doubts Warren commission findings that Oswald alone assassinated pres ident John f. Kennedy. Garrison s office issued the subpoena for Marina Oswald Porter now of Richardson Tex., a Dallas suburb to appear Here feb. 8-9 As part of Garri son s controversial probe into the assassination. Asst. Dist. Atty. l. Alcock said investigators want to ask her what she knew about Oswald activities in new Orleans during the summer of 1963. Kennedy was killed nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas Tex. Oswald was shot to death during a jail trans Fer two Days later by Jack Ruby who has since died of cancer. Mrs. Porter who later mar ried Kenneth Jess Porter lived Here with Oswald during the summer preceding the assassination. It was during that sum Mer Garrison maintains that Oswald and others conspired to murder Kennedy. Garrison contends the plot led to the murder by a team Fanti Castro guerrilla fighters. The District attorney has charged new Orleans business Man Clay l. Shaw and a Losangeles broadcasting Salesman Edgar Eugene Bradley with conspiring to murder the presi has subpoenaed nearly a dozen people As material wit Nesses in his probe but has had Little Success thus far in getting them to Louisiana to testify. The subpoena for mrs. Porter guarantees her immunity from prosecution. Alcock said a copy would emailed to Dallas county dist. Atty. Henry Wade. Then he sex Marina Oswald Porter planned a hearing would be Heldon whether she be ordered to re turn if she does not do so Volun Don t see How any court would say her testimony was not material in this Case Al cock said. The subpoena said that Marina Oswald Porter being the wife of Lee Harvey Oswald. Would have some knowledge of Lee Harvey Oswald s activities and associates in new Orleans Aswell As in Dallas Alcock later explained that she is not technically a material witness in the sense that she would know something of the crime. He said they merely Panther for background information about be got some very inter Esting questions to ask her he said. Now whether she will be a willing witness is something else. She has t volunteered any information so far. We know of several instances when she was with Oswald when he saw som of these people meaning alleged conspirators contacted by Telephone mrs Porter said it is a Surprise to if she could contribute anything to Garrison s invest gation she replied no i Don believe asked whether a planned to go to new Orleans she said no but i May Mansfield Bennett shirts on and not go off Stennis chairman of the Senate military preparedness subcommittee said the United hates must avoid precipitous and rash sen. Wallace f. Bennett a Utah said that if diplomatic efforts fail our Armada should steam into won Sun throw a Tow Ine aboard the Pueblo and Tow it rep. Samuel s. Stration d-n.y., said we be got to go ship Back just As vigorously As president Kennedy got Tho missiles out of said the administration was following the right course by trying to get the ship Back through diplomatic Chan cont. On Page 8$, col. It. Atelier mostly Cloudy increasing cloudiness find Light now Friday. Frankfurt Heidelberg High 36, Low 28. Temperatures recorded wednesday get 4 4 am pin 23 62 Madrid 0 23 28 Munich 8 34 39 Paris p 41 45 Prestwick r 30 52 Roma p 60 67 Wheelon p 4 4am pin 43 39 Adana r 43 66 Athens p 87 39 Valano cd 34 36 Berlin p 30 34 Frankfurt p 37 46 London pc Clear cd Cloudy p partly Cloudy r rain Snow. 2nd weather Winfel

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