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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 24, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise. Monday. Jane >4. Till Capitol letter the Harris Survey new direction for rights groups by Robert b. Cullen associated press writer Raleigh apr it wast scene that would have seemed incredible to or just five years ago Golden prints and Leon White were disassociating themselves from a protest March prints the state Field Secretary of the Southern Christian leadership conference collects parading without a permit citations the Way most people collect parking tickets and White director of the commission for racial Justice cd the United Church of Christ has never been slow to take up a placard either. Yet there they were telling reporters that they wanted nothing to do with a planned july 4 protest March against the death penalty in Raleigh it developed that internal re Valnes Between prints. White and the militant leadership of the National Alliance against racist and political oppression had something to do with their decision but the press conference raised other questions. Where does the civil rights movement Long past the Days of segregated buses and or Martin Luther King go from Here is the protest March passe not necessarily White said afterwards. But the Black movement a civil rights is no longer the goal a needs to find and follow new directions pot one thing. White said the issues have changed. No longer does the movement have an easily definable and morally indefensible target like segregation Quot you Uke an Issue like equal employment Opportunity in government a he said. Quot picket lines and mass demonstrations Are not going eleven die on highways by the associated press traffic accidents claimed la lives across North Carolina last weekend driving the state s death toll for the year to 661. The Highway patrol reported during the same time last year 841 persons had been killed on the highways the victims included a Micaville Man who apparently wrecked his pickup truck in Yancey county saturday night his body was discovered sunday by a passerby officers said. He was identified As Jack Scotty Shehan 31, of Micaville Billy Wayne Powell 34, and enc Powell. 5. Of it 2. Lenoir were killed when their car went out of control and smashed into another vehicle to Miles Southeast of Lenoir David Hawk 21. Of Crouse was killed when the car in which he was Riding struck a Bridge abutment in . 321 North of Dallas. Johnnie Lee Matthews 25, of it. I Teachey died when his motorcycle crashed on . La near Burgaw Gregory Allan Dale. 9. Of it 8, Morganton was struck and killed by a vehicle As he crossed . 64 a mile South of Morganton. Zack Coats 58, of re i Benson died when his car ran off n c 581 and struck a tree near Goldsboro. Sharon Orr 17, and Charles a Cut. 18, both of North Henderson were killed when their car smashed into a closed gasoline Sutton five Miles North of Henderson. Mrs. Orr s infant daughter survived a hit and run car killed William Henry Williams 21, of it. I Tazewell. Va., at Morganton Albert Charles Cook of it. 2. Jacksonville died in a head on collision on n c. 234 12 Miles East of Jacksonville i sup covers. Color freshened j Saitupu Blancks l a to i ecu tut a tot Multi i Public wants impeachment proceedings on to to achieve your goal in a Case like Blacks Are employed in government and there Are no Laws keeping them out of the Best jobs Sutis tics show they get paid less and do More menial work than Whites but no one has Ever fanned the flame of protest with Sutis tics. In addition White said the Progress Blacks have made in the past to years ukes some of the steam out of the movement. Quot the better Job opportunities have bypassed the majority of Blacks. But Many of the Best Young people the potential leaders Are getting Good jobs and they re satisfied Quot marches and demonstrations. White said can still be useful for calling attention to injustices. But for the future he believes the ballot bos is the Best instrument Blacks have. Quot you have to he said. Quot that not too Long ago it was militant thing for a Black to Register and vote Quot since 1965. The participation of Blacks in the North Carolina electorate has been spotty. Sometimes they turn out in numbers and vote overwhelmingly for Black candidates or Liberal White candidates other times their participation is poor and their votes Are swayed by promises made to Black leaders by White organization politicians White thinks that one key Factor in Black political Power is insuring that Blacks will always have someone to vote for. Quot we should never let an election go by like the last Senate primary without a Black candidate in the Field if Blacks can continue to amass political Power w Hite said there will soon be two classes of Black leaders elected officials with the Power of patronage and civil rights leaders with a Quot prophetic role. By 57 to 36 per cent a majority of the american people favors televising nationally the impeachment proceedings in the House of represent Ives. By an even larger 50 to 34 per cent a majority also would favor putting a . Senate trial of the president on to asked to choose Between specific arguments in favor of televising everything from the proceedings of the House judiciary committee up to and including a possible trial of the president in the Senate As against the fears expressed Over creating a Public spectacle decisive majorities come Down every time on the Side of the camera Eye earlier this month a nationwide Cross Section of 1,413 households in which interviews were conducted in person was asked this question a a do you think the impeachment proceedings in the House of representatives should be televised nationally or not a total Public we should be 57 should not 36 not sure 7 traditionally the House has always prohibited televising either its committee or full House proceedings. At first the judiciary committee indicated that it planned to Louis Harris to a if Iii open its hearings to television a decision later reversed. The Issue however is still being debated by members of the House and a vote to open up the judiciary committee investigation and a possible later debate on the House floor could Welt be in the offing. In the Case of the . Senate majority Leader sen Mike Mansfield has already indicated that if a trial is held there after House impeachment of president Nixon he would favor that it be before the television cameras the Cross Section was then diked Quot if the president is impeached by the House of representatives and he is put on trial by the . Senate do you think the trial in the Senate should be televised nationally or not a total Public % should be 59 should not 34 not sure 7 Clear majorities favor Security guards a pad mid Nur do 4m Temh. My might won hmm it lock t 11 ddn crr Betm my a a. 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The biggest single group favouring televising the proceedings coming to one in every four persons volunteers As their reason the people s Quot right to As a Farmer in Jasper county Iowa put it Quot we be got a right to know what s going on there in Washington and on to we ought to be Able to see it another Kev reason volunteered in support of televising the impeachment proceedings was the desire to Quot see things for without any filtering through Media interpretations. This implies some Public scepticism about the Way electronic and print Media report the news. As a businessman in Rochester. . Said Quot i d like to get it like it happens without All the commentary and the shadings in the papers or on to or radio a opposition to televising the impeachment or trial tended to be rather diffuse with people raising such reservations As la Quot we have seen too much of watergate 2> Quot the proceedings should be kept private to wily those 3 a it might undermine the office of the presidency a 4 Quot the people can read All about it in the newspaper if they want to a 5 Quot it would be cruel to president Nixon a or 8 Quot it might turn the proceedings into a sideshow. Quot but none of these reasons was volunteered by More than 8 per cent of the Public. Pow Ere i lungs the Beaver can remain under water for As Long As 15 minutes due to its specialized respiratory and cardiovascular systems that permit storage of Large amounts of oxygen in the lungs blood and Muscles just your Speed. 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