High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 7 1976, Page 6

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 7, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Gearhart s lawyer is hopeful Washington a the lawyer for Daniel Gearhart the american mercenary sentenced to die in Angola is hopeful the president of Angola will spare Gearhart s life a i am encouraged by the atmosphere in Angola As i left it Quot attorney Robert Cesner of Columbus. Ohio told reporters at Dulles International Airport on monday after flying from Angola via Paris. Gearhart s wife Sheila met Cesner at the Airport Gearhart 34, and three British mercenaries were sentenced on june 28 to face a firing squad a people s revolutionary tribunal also sentenced two other american and seven British mercenaries to prison terms of 16 to 30 years no Date was set for the executions Cesner said Gearhart a Fate rests in the hands of angolan president Agostinho Neto. Who must confirm the sentences before they can be carried out Cesner said he conferred with Angola s minister of Justice. Diogenes Boavida. Before leaving Angola. Quot or. Boavida was very noncommittal because he said the decision is entirely that of president Neto Quot Cesner said but he noted that congressmen individual americans and organizations have sent letters and telegrams appealing for clemency for Gearhart. Quot from my discussion with or Boavida Quot he said Quot my feeling is that president Neto is taking this into consideration very Cesner said he believes there Are officials in Angola who really have humanitarian considerations at heart although they Are concerned with their revolution and concerned with the mercenary problem Quot Gearhart a Vietnam Veteran left his wife and four children at Home in suburban Kensington. Md., when he flew to Angola in february to tight with government forces that soon lost the civil War. Cesner stressed that Gearhart spent Only three Days in Angola before being captured by cuban troops and Quot during this time he never fired his weapon or harmed anyone Quot Cesner also defended Gary Acker. 21. Of Sacramento Calif who was sentenced to 16 years in prison the third american Argentine born Gustavo Grillo of Jersey City. No received a 30-year prison term Grillo denounced the United states during the trial referring to Gearhart and Acker. Cesner said. Quot i be been very proud of their conduct during the trial and they re holding up Fine Quot Ile said he May be in Washington for some time Quot before returning to Columbus. But he declined to say whether he would discuss the mercenaries situation with state department officials. The United states does not have diplomatic relations with the new angolan government the department has said Gearhart s death sentence is Quot unwarranted Quot and not Quot justified under in emotional Law Quot Gearhart who was a Beret in Vietnam worked in a cafeteria and packed parachutes for a Maryland firm before leaving for Angola Gearhart had placed an and in Soldier of Fortune Magazine in january and was signed up by an american who promised to pay him $2,-000 a month to fight in Angola Gearhart testified that he believed the Money came from the Central intelligence Agency. Phim a by to i your Happy shopping store. Colourful White Sale Westchester mall Spring maid m Newbury port coordinates this open flowering tracery of detailed Flowers is adapted from an original 18th Century French Block print now in the metropolitan museum of Art. No Iron sheets twin usually 7.99 Sale 5.88 full usually 9.99.Sale 6.88 Pillow cases usually 5 99 or. 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