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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 28, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseA 196j the stars and stapes the opened probe of muzzling Oliv " into alleged ranking Mill under Way la Stan by a specials com to from including for t d. Eisen in a let 3ohn c Stennis d of the inquiry military speak Al properly established the general not an of their civil Century of National in yet to meet the officer who As a budding a a Rasputin. I. I Are Well aware of the motives and on of our Mili they would be de should prevent Uch spreading the truth Monist imperialism. The desirability of l the Topmost govern whether military to submit to censor it As distinguished matters prior to see. Kennedy at a Nee we should its valuable policy Public utterances of military men by the Pentagon this system provides the civilian control and responsibility and the coordination of speeches which interpret government pol icy so that the United states Speaks with Force and strength. This is the Way a government tide ours which is Large and which deals with problems which Are extremely important and sensitive and which involve our re lations around the world this is the Way we can coordinate an make effective expression of our Gek Atman l Lemn Koeb chief of the joint chiefs of staff testified i would prefer the. Present system. I have not been subjected to any pressures interfered with the perform Ance of my duties and the Dis charge of my obligations. Instead i have been Given every Opportunity to make my views known in the highest councils and i have done it Gen Arthur o. Tru Deau head of army research and development testified 1 know the record will show that Many of my speeches have Bee amended. The amendments in my speeches however even though substantial in number have not prevented me from getting across my Basic Soldier does not question the policies and decisions of higher government authority. He accepts them. I do not recall Ever officially protesting changes Tomy adm a1mleigh a. B u r k e reformer chief of naval operations testified military personnel must be indoctrinated Kennedy gave economic message an economic message to con Gress a speaking chore at a democratic dinner and a press conference were highlights of a Busy week for president Ken Nedy. In his economic message the president called for defense in depth against future recessions. The president said the nation need not be doomed to an alternation of lean years and fat. The business Cycle does not have the inevitability of the Calendar he said. The president also gave con Gress details on his proposal for standby Power to Cut individual income taxes by up to 5 percentage Points if the Economy be gins to out that the United states has had four recessions since world War u and was in the grip of the latest one when he took office the president said the downtrend was or. Kennedy emphasized that the . Needs to increase exports and asked Congress for Power to Cut uj3. Tariffs As much As 50 per cent in reciprocal deals with the european common Market. Our Export drive will the political scene Trudean gov Edmund a Pat Brown announced his candidacy to succeed himself As governor of California. In announcing his candidacy Brown predicted a rough Campaign and loosed a blast against the leading Republican contender Richard Nixon. Nixon replied by saying Brown offers More years of the in decision and bungling which have become his copyrighted i a launch failed a few lose a few i missile and space week. An attempt to put five Satel Lites in orbit at one time failed but Titan and minuteman inter Continental Ballis tic missiles scored multiple orbit try the upper stage of Hor Abl Star rocket up sufficient thrust the entire rocket aged into the at rce fired a Titan in missile into a tar Wake Island from r air Force base. Calif after the firing an was readied in the for firing titans in id missile was not Witt be the nation signal icbms. Forty lies Are already on Ter bases successful lest Thea minuteman mis e canaveral. Theft _ was the fourth no shot from a launching tube. Fired its Fersh scoot rocket More to test a fusing device for a nuclear 4. Aant be crash which too them 16 members state pol tech i a football team was filter disregard Ofat Lons. The civil aeronautics Board cab said the Arctic Pacific plane was overloaded engines were not warmed up sufficiently and the Pilot. Captain Donald l. J. Chesher 38, attempted to take off in a heavy fog. American airlines and Eastern air lines proposed to merge into a giant system that would carry about 35 per cent of the nation s Long distance Domestic air Passen Ger traffic. President 1c e n n e d y cabled Brown his congratulations on his decision to seek re election. Believe that you have fulfilled the Hopes your state and you supporters demonstrated in you in the election of 1958," the pres ident s wire said. Other political developments Earl Warren jr., son of chief Justice Earl Warren announced plans to change his political registration from Republican to Democrat. His father was a three term Republican governor of California and the party s nominee for vice president in1948, sen. Andrew f. Schoeppel,kan., died at the Bethesda my naval Hospital where head been under treatment for an abdominal malignant tumor. Hews 67. Montana s gov. Donald , 45, was killed in a plane crash along with two other stat officials and three crewmen. The Republican governor s plan crashed into a Mountainside about 35 Miles Northwest of Helena. Nutter was serving his first term of office. Founder if we cannot keep our prices competitive in world markets he said. R speaking at a 5100-plate Din Ner in Washington the president told cheering democrats the fire from american efforts to bring Progress can Light the or. Kennedy said he Hopes to reverse the history of off year elections. Usually the party i Power loses seats in Congress. In his press conference the president pledged to do Battle with Congress for a new depart ment of Urban affairs. He said " he wants to put Robert c. Weaver now head of the housing and Home finance Agency in charge of the new department. He would be the first negro Cabinet officer in history. Other Points made at the presidential press conference or. Kennedy said he regrets the labor contract signed in Newyork granting electrical workers a 25-hour week. Suggestions to give educational benefits for reservists National guardsmen and draftees on the order of the i Bill of rights Are being studied the president said. With patriotism. It must not Bea Blind patriotism but a Patriot ism based upon deep and Broa understanding of the Valuer of our society. A if a military Man cannot reconcile his convictions with his civilian superiors orders he has Only the recourse of leaving the service -.-.". ,.- -. Gen Thomas. D. White for Mer a a Force chief of staff testified the role of the military in educating the a Lief & Verajr sensitive arid Coald be misused i m not sure i would like it As a member a Fiche up byte i f it Robert , a Secre tary of defense a bal Thor Truman administration testified to can not escape the feeling that As a government we t ten to talk too much. To be sure we Are an open society but we give the impression of being unburned military officers should no take positions contrary to the approved National sen. Strom Thurmond s.c., whose complaints led to the special hearings in a prior state ment i think the president should have taken action before now to Stop this muzzling. I Don t mean just the Kenned administration this practice goes Back through several administrations. But this censor ing has been stepped up m this administration Lemnitzer White reserves Cut advised a Cut of 30,000 in the army Reserve and National guard Force was recommended last week by defense Secretary Roberts. Mcnamara. He also asked a increase in the armed total Reserve forces budget forces bringing it to $1.9billion. In Testi Mony before the Senate armed services committee Mcnamara said selected Reserve units subject to Call in limited War crises Feller Robinson in Hall of Fame fire Baller Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson first negro to play in the major leagues were voted into baseball s Hali of Fame last week. The baseball writers association of America gave Feller 150 votes and Robinson 124. A total of 120 votes or world to per cent of the 160 cast was of necessary for election. Sports Feller played in the majors 18 years for the Cleveland India Sand amassed 266 victories against 158 losses. He pitched three no hitters 12 one hitters and struck out 2j5slrobinson was signed by Brook Lyn s Branch Rickey in 1946. Replayed most of his baseball at second base for the dodgers but also turned in creditable work at first and third and in the out Field. Jackie won the National league batting Crown with .342 in 1949.he holds the major league record for fewest errors by a second baseman in a season seven and established a league Mark by participating in 137 double plays during the same 1951 sports items Jackie Jensen and Johnny Antonelli Hung up their spikes for Good. Jensen s retirement was announced by a Boston red sox official. In his 11 years in the Robinson Feller majors Jensen had a lifetime average of j279 with 199 home5 runs and 929 runs batted in. An Tonello recently acquired by the new York mets of the National league won 126 games and lost 110 in hts 12-year career in the majors. Roger Moris gathered in an other Honor As he was named Winner of the 1961 a Rae Hickok award Lor professional athlete of the year. His 61 Home runs last season gave him the award a $10,000 Diamond studded Gold buckled Belt by More than a 1margin Over halfback Paul Hor Nung of the National football league s world Champion Green Bay packers. Marls teammate Pitcher Whitey Ford was third. The new York chapter of the baseball writers association selected Ford As the outstanding performer in the 1961 world series. He was to be Given the babe Ruth award. Must be brought to a much higher level of combat in other testimony Mcnamara told the House armed services committee that the United states needs a relatively Small priority Reserve Force which can go on duty at Short notice. Mcnamara said a increase irregular forces could reduce the present Reliance reservists for limited War and especially cold War duty but he said the prior Ity Reserve Force was Stih needed. If the Reserve components Oreto server limited War or cold War role they must be available at least in part for an immediate Call up in time of crisis an these c r i s e s May occur quite frequently in the years ahead Mcnamara said. Activation of the two new army regular divisions is proceeding ahead of schedule. The army said the first will into existence Early next month and the second one in March. This Means the 1starm

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