Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Wedneidoy, January 3, 1973 THE IFTHBSIDCE HRALD 27 Nixon challenges 'press freedom' ALBANY. N.Y. (API Pres-, UrJon Star of Albany and Sche- Num's administration nectady. presents to the people of the The "statement referred to an United Stales in this new year j announcement by Clay T. "lie most Eerious challenge in j Whilehead, director of modem history to their unrest- i White House Office of Tete- rioted access to information J communications Policy, which about their tbe described the bill as a 'means to Freedom of Information Com- correct ''imbalance or con- mittee (FOIC) of the American sisteat bias in the networks." I Society of Newspaper Editors PATTERN IS SEEN said today-. Whitehead's anuoincement. A statement by the committee tbe FOIC statement said, "is i said the latest evidence to it of consistent with a pattern in a Nixon threat to freedom of i which the executive branch of the press was a White House sice's announcement that the Ec'-ministration will propose pre- viously-discussed legislation to i require local broadcast stations to monitor network news re- ports. Robert Fichetiberg. chairman of '-he mmmiHpf issued tbe statement. He is executive edi- DEFtCTOR FOUND DEAD Sergei Keurdckcv, a orfirer who defected to the West in sscs TC'jnd creed In Rurni" Springs, Cclif. He cc'ned vcr a when he from a Russain fishing trawler curing storm off the cocsl cf British Ccl- umbia on Sept. 3, 1971. Photo shows him studying Eng- lish in a Toronto home in Dec. 1971. Uganda politics scraps gonorrhea serum trial Brooks booms By JEFF CARRITHERS Herald Oltaffa Bureau OTTAWA Pi.l-s .'or a llrge-sra'.e test c: a Ecrxirrhea accir.e ir crab, for the -t least, as a c: 'he Tbe to teers ?''ikerere Uriversdrj- Li Kazir'ia. Uganda. The vmiver- sr.y sottizc have been perfect fo-'the type c; carefully- ccctro'Jed srjdy needed to prove whethe" th? CvJianiar. go- And the sfj.-er.t proulstion has tr-e hicr. rate of go- aerrfcea" Lha; tr.ade the plaazed stucv more then per- i'e-r- E'j: I'gar.ii-- ro'.iucs DO: orfy to Mnkerere Uni- versity for ths srjcy. The was the fV-st third of 'a 545 .M grar; by the tjrport o: the three-year vac- of :rie IDRC hope to fin.i out before i: has be- BJI sc.cr.usts closer to the study yesterday ex- sfjdy has e-.fn a srjil chance cf stared arri wbeiher ITK-" ci'er see iis equip- r.tcr.: afiin i- IDRC has since frotten all fur.her shipments of equipraent cr tinder the gran: to I jar.oia. until the struruon is Dr. Greer.berg devel- oped tlv vsccjie in Ottawa vhilo with the Car.adian Ceotre for He !tas sir.ce ;o.ir.ed the Par. LV fubjec: of ir. in recent ;r.-.r.-. or. Pr. urecn- b ti'.a anpropnate to the tv-sease. Dr. Greenberg'5 L-.eor.es suggest. Ecc-ir.e he was ir.ter.deu to pro'vtde prctectior. f'.rst the large percentage c: t-e ard seoorxi to these repeaters. would require a higher dose of the vaccbe. to "kick their bto prpteciii-e action." Ar, irctia; tria: was sarted in N.W.T. las: Jarjuary arJ is now beL-.e cotnnleted. They gave Following Is a list of those have made donations to the Lcihbridee Herald's Help- ing Handful Fund on behalf ol tbe Unitarian Service Cem- mjitec of Canada and the people of Korea. Pr. Greenberg. in an in Washington las week, said this small and. as it rumed out. peony-controlled a'. ITist has shown that the of ;o goootrhaa A much larger, more care- 1'tly-cor.trolled trial such as v.-as planned for Ugaada is stiil required to prove once and for said. Tne problem cow is finding another place. Dr. Greenberg says there are no suitable places in North America and be is looking at the. pos- sibility of a test in a Latin American country. The Isuvik trial revealed tha: no one who received the vac- cine go; gonorrhea more than onre and that no one of the 50 were found to bare natural antibodies to gonorrhea before the study started got the dis- ease during the study. The Inuxik study also proved a stronger vaccine would IT needed, ro protect everyore. The Uganda vaccira? would have been 10 trnes stronger. Tr. G-reenberg said. 111 Comuareijve-y current IfT! 5ho_ phonou-.emal m- creases ever last year'- figures for tbe ;he ;2-e njns penod Residenna] fi-jres s'.-ad a' to E mifjon co-D'-ed i to aboat M Iast in. dustrials are over si' rr.i'Jion. compared to SfO corcer- hsve to from tional1; from S7CO ir. ro 975: and ficures for S'jch things as garage? azd car ports remab fairly coasistent at abou: Nixon confidant wants TV licence ,'M! P.-d Vf-I SNjVfv. i., end GLT." 5. Ter-y Sfi'ty t.K 5 W --kV' B C F.i-' r ii'." re- i'..r, Ci1: aisc.tso ar..itn. tvuvo llx'ir Ixxly can JACKSO.STILLE. Fla. (CP5 Republican fund-raiser and friend o: President Nixon heads one of three firms trying ;o WTFSt the federal broadcast li- ce.ice from Jacksonville teieiision station that broke the of a white-supremacy speech by G. Harrold CarswelJ. a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Coin. The speech, forod in 197B by WJXT repoi-ters in a IMS nc-ws- became a factor in the Senate's rejection in April that year of Nixon's nomination of Carswoll to the U.S. high court. WJXT imnd th.it 'Cat-swell said in a speech in the Ga.. Bulletin: ''Secre- cation of tlie races proper and tlio only practii-al and cor- ree; of liff in our C.irsuvll bier repudiated tho Georpe Clrampion ,Ir.. finance cli.iirm.in for Nixon's Flor- iri.i iMnipaipi. is presidon! of Floriil.i RroatiiMstinc To applie.rioii Tuosii.iy with tlie Foiloral Com- municaUons Comnussion in Washingion ui take ever WJXT'f licence. A Columbia Erradcasilnc Sys- tem alftliate. WJXT has" been owned and operated by News- week magazine and the Wash- ington Post Co. since i: began operation 30 years ago. The Washington Post Co. also is the parent firm of The Washiniron Post, a frequent critic of'the Nixon administration. Tills is the first challenge to renewal of the licence, a trien- nial process under FCC regu- lations. Asked if political considera- tions were a f.ictor in his appli- cation, Champion replied: "Ab- solutely He said he had cvusuM Prostdf.i Nixon aboil! i: "r.iy fr.i-ndship nover enter into it." KfiO LAVKR> IP MONTREAL av- cr.ipo numlxr of layini: hens in cnuiually 1970 thoro woro S million l.iy- ing bens in tho cAwuy. i the federal government appears committed to an assault on the First Amendment, specifically the people's right to be in- formed Tvithcml government in- terference." "So far. the executive branch's technique has been an attempt to undermine the credi- bility of those segments of the i has considered unfriendly. Now it has rolled out another weapon: the prospect of govern- ment control of TV news pro- grammuog through the threat of j withdrawing licences from those stations that do not moni- network news programs to the administration's satisfac- tion. There is only one ap- propriate word for this type of i system: censorship.'' The committee predicted that i implementation of the White- head bill would mean "further i erosion of our liberties" as fu- ture administrations imposed ''their own criteria, based, pre- sumably. CQ the degree to which news programs are re- garded as re-fleeting favorably on the administration then in power." The statement said each a system would be a "threat to all the just those in !the news-reporting trade, and would amount to "conversion of TV stations info propaganda outlets for the government." Pattern tor of the Knickerbocker News- i press that the administration PATRONAGE OPPOSITION COST MINISTER JOB Pattern 7022 BROOKS A perrrJ; :cr ihs OL in? year's ic-i-sl of building permiir? F.S over a three-fold increase over vesr's toial. About SH-s.COP M'SS on resldeciisl during November: sbon; W on repairs to residences FC5.- COO on neT ings for a November total of TORONTO TCP) A former provincial cabinet minister in Newfoundland says he was ''flung out'' of Premier Frank Moores's cabinet for being "too straitlaced" n his to political payoffs. In a recent telephone inter- view witti the Sun. John Carter, former education and youth minister, said be had objected to whet he called lack of a strong in promised in- vesrlgations corruption charges against former premier Joseph Smaihrood's adminis- tration. Premier Moores's gov- ernment. Mr. Carter said, could "teach Joey Smallwood some tricks in paironaee." The SB-year-old St. John1; said be in- curred the premier's dis- pleasure for objecting :o pro- posals 10 a Toronto public relations firm tnake govera- r2er.t fiirj strips a a cos; of about S-J.Mi v.'re- "the strips could have been GOES by try de- partmen; with own ecui> ment for Ke saj.d thst George McLean, head of ihe public relations nrra N'Ecom Ltd. of Toronto, had done work for the parry dttring The election they are handing HTT-. a lot of contracts now." "Moores didn't openly over- rule my decision to stop the strips awErri." Mr. Carter said, "r-u: I knew he was dis- p'.eased HAH Mr. Carther said he had ob- to tbs manner in which Mr. Moores was co-operaiing vath United States promoter Jc-Ln Shaheen n the building of a nyjiti-rnlllicn dollar oil re- -ery a; Come-By-Chance. Hd. Mr. Cane.- said that both the premier and Justice Minister Alex ffickmafl bad been the guests of Mr. Shaheea in Flor- ida during the las-i Apollo rocra "Shaheen is getting along just' as well, if not beSer7 with'them now as he ever did wiih Joev.'' j said Mr. Carter. i The Newfoundland govern-' ment has guaranteed S30 mti-' lioti for ibe refinery aid ar- ranged for the remainder of the SOO milh'on for the project 10 be raised through British banks, i When tie ruling Progressive Conservatives were in opposi- tion, they attacked Premier; Smallwood's large financial! bsckir-j ror both Mr. Sbsheen and U.S.-bora John C Doyle. "I'll continue to sit as a back- bencher supportSt tbe gover> Mr. Carter said, 'bat cty problem is teat arytmti I say may sound like sc-'jr 5M. w King's ex-icife plan-s to ired I LONDON An Evening Stand-arc dispatch frotn Tel Aviv says Princess Muna. di- ivorced wife of Kbg Husssa of Jordan, is aba-jt to marry a high-rarikir.g .American ditj'.o- Tr.e Staixiard says the Brit- ish-bom princess has kacrwn the a divorcee, for nearly three years. Tbe papar does no; give his name. Princess Muna. 31. is in the Uniied Slates. Kiafi Hussein married Aha Toukan. a Jnrc-2- rJan television arnotrvrer. last tr.or.th. She is his fourth wife. lyfeut Krj; this dashing, cables cape- to make a girl feel a storybook heroins. her off to sen col ir. warm, saug-iirdnj tops Easy-knit Pat- tern short, long cape, sizes 4-10 included. SEVENTY-FnX CENTS for each pattern cash, cheque or money order. 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