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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, May 19, 1973 Concluded from Page 27 threatens us." an Israeli of- ficial said. There is also fear that Nixon might make a deal with Brezhnev at Is- rael s expense There isconsiderable jjaisc for the American pi-ess and for the judicial system. South Vietnam There has been widespread popular interest in Watergate in Saigon, reflected in large newspaper headlines day af- ter day, talk in coffee shops politicians gather, and in government offices. _ Some South Vietnamese have seized upon Watergate to vent anti-American feel- ings, noting that Americans have long criticized them ior corruption. But some Viet- namese, those educated in the U S. see Watergate as evidence of the basic strengths of the Ameri- can political system One young official said, for in- stance, that ''American can rightly claim to be the cham- or Ottside Choose from over 1500 Designs REPAIRS and PRESSURE WORK SUBWAY North Mayor Drive 328-3152 328-7596 pion of freedom and demo- cracy.'1 The greatest impact may fall on future aid to Saigon. Some South Vietnamese iear that the communists may seize Watergate as an oppor- tunity for a new offensive. Canada There has been, no official reacaon to Watergate, but press coverage is nearly as extensive as m the U.S. and dominates the news. It is overwhelmingly an express- ion of shock and dismay, a favorite reaction of Cana- dians to shortcomings of their big, powerful neighbor. Since Nixon has never been popular in Canaoa, Canadians tend to find him rather than the presidency, or the Ameri- can system, vulnerable, China Although the Chinese press has not carried a about Watergate, there have been summaries of foreign press reports in the special limited- en culation bulletin supplied to officials throughout China. Recen. visitors from Peking said that Chinese of- ficials are interested but not markedly shocked by Water- gate revelations. They were said to take the view that it was an expectable develop- ment, given the basic weak- ness of the capitalist system. West Germany Chancellor Will y Brandt was in Washington when Nix- on made his speech accept- ing responsibility for Water- gate, and Brandt has told in- timates that he was "shaken up by it The Germans Americans Brandt won concession in the final communique because of Wa- tergate. The German papers are saying: "Nixon mus-. have known, and if he did, what win happen now, and he must somehow make a clean breast of it." Japan The Japanese press has given heavy coverage to Watergate, but so far. the impact on the country has limited. Although American pres- tige has diminished in Jao- anese eyes, 'the American press and American con- gressmen have won consider- able respect and admiration. Undoubtedly, if the scandal continues, observers in Jap- an assert, some doubts may in Japanese government a 11 financial circles about the "reliability1' of the U.S. Bit: so far there has been no direct effect on relations. India Nixon has never been pop- ular in India and Watergate has not improved his image. But so far there has been no official comment, and rela- tions do not seem to have been affected. However, the Indian press has seized upon the scandal to compare the way political corruption is exposed in Am- erica and kept hidden in In- dia. Soviet Union Because of its developing, closer relationship with the U.S.. the Soviet leadership de- cided to suppress news of the Watergate affair although an article did appear in a weekly publication. The Russians are said to feel that publicity may lead to questions in the public mind of how Moscow could want to become so friendly with a corrupt government. There have been questions at public lectures, however, stemming from foreign broadcasts about the affair. fair In one case, a lecturer merely said that Nixon had to place some offiaafls tainft. ed by an election scandal End of explanation. Privately, (Soviet officials are concerned about In> pact, particularly Nixon's ability to get congressional approval of trade concessions promised last year. Brezh- nev, however, has decided to come to Washington anyway. to LETHBRIDGE HERALD DISPLAY AND CLASSIFIED ADVERTISERS Friday, June 1, 1973 DISPLAY ADVERTISING DEADLINES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: ADVERTISEMENTS REQUIRING PROOFS (Minimum size 'i page) COPY AND MATERIAL MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE HERALD BY 12 NOON 4 PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION DEAL11NE for: MONDAY is NOON PREVIOUS WEDNESDAY TUESDAY is NOON PREVIOUS THURSDAY WEDNESDAY is NOON PREVIOUS FRIDAY THURSDAY is NOON PREVIOUS SATURDAY FRIDAY is NOON PREVIOUS MONDAY SATURDAY is NOON PREVIOUS TUESDAY DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS NOT REQUIRING A PROOF MAY BE RECEIVED ONE DAY LATER 12 NOON 3 PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING DEADLINES ARE UNCHANGED All regular and classified display must be in The Herald office 3 p.m. the day prior to publication a.m. Saturday for publication Monday For further information contact Display or Classified Advertising 328-4411 The Lethlnidge Herald Add a showphone to your home! 1 imagine how one of these beautiful old-style DECORATOR PHONES will accent the decor of any room. 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