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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - March 26, 1966, Oakland, California Goldberg defends . Viet position sat., March 3-b ambassador Arthur Goldberg Center receives honorary degree from president Clark Kerr left Secretary John Gardner named alumnus of year John w. Gardner . Secre tary of health education welfare was honoured last night As University of California alumnus of the year for his contributions to education and for his appointment to the Posi Tion from which he will implement the great society pro Grams Gardner who received his pad in psychology from . In 1938, praised higher education in California and said i am proud to be part of that Trade the award to Gardner was the final item on a lengthy and late starting program at san fran Cisco s Sheraton Palace hotel. Gardner who has been travel ing Ever since he left Saigon a week ago admitted to weariness when he finally reached the microphone. As an example Gardner said he had ordered breakfast in his room at the Fairmont and gave the room number of his hotel in Oregon j Gardner has been a member of the . Cabinet since last August. Much of the program was de voted to com sums for Roger card stunts at charter Day stalled As Berkeley Chancellor earlier in the Day and who was making his first appearance at a charter Day Observance. Among those praising Heyns were or. Harlan Hatcher presi Dent of the University of Michi Gan or. Clark Kerr president of . And Jerry Goldstein president of the associated Stu dents or . Heyns in turn praised Kerr and the regents for giving him a free hand to Deal with the school s John w. Gardner problems and expressed Admira Tion for the students Quality i and i the first Elise and Walter a Haas International award was made to Abdul Majid Afghani Stan s ambassador to the ., for distinguished contribution to his own nation and the inter National or. Majid during which he received his . And a . In bacteriology. Two Afghanistan students at tending . Were guests at the banquet. Greetings were extended by mrs. Edmund g. Brown a 1928 Grad acting in the governor s Stead. John r. Mage president of the California alumni association was master of ceremonies and directed traffic at the 44-Mem Ber head table. . Flag flying at London Square the Blue and White Flag of the United nations flies Over Jack London Square today As a welcoming Banner of Oakland of o fam Oakland s Welcome to the refugee Banner refused by san Francisco Birthplace of its charter brought a message in person yesterday from . Ambassador Arthur Goldberg and telegraphed congratulations from president Johnson. It also brought a blast at opponents of the port of Oakland s i acceptance of it from commis i Sion president Joseph w. Chau det. I Goldberg recognized the pro tests against the world organization Flag by saying Tion is indigenous to american we raise this Flag in sup port Confidence and determination to carry out what every american wants based on the principles or Weedom and lib erty for people he said. Goldberg and his wife de toured to Jack London square1 for the ceremony before attend ing the University of California charter Day. Chaudet said the Board s decision brought opponents were loud Long and wrong but that it spurred a letter writing Campaign that ran More j than four to one on support of the Board noting that Oakland is a world port he said we feel the . Flag will serve As a welcoming Banner of the opposition Chaudet said i personally resent this exc ushe claim on America by these self appointed patrons of patriotism. Our commission is a tentative Cross Section of the. Nationalities that came to this. Country and blended to make it Strong. We Are proud to be of the United states and i . Banner Are proud to raise the Flag of the United nations Here or. C. Eaton Rothwell presi Dent of Mills College who was executive Secretary of the . At its founding introduced Gold Berg. Or Rothwell termed the Flag a received Here with understanding and Only one picket Herb Middleton representative of Chris Tian Technocracy paraded with a placard against the . S held a hand lettered sign sup port the ." As the Flag went up guided by Goldberg and an Honor guard from Oakland s Fremont High school Robbie Curren Mario Rivera Stephen Wilson and Sherman Hankins several Hundred spectators applauded. One shout went up Don t raise that retired judge c Stanley Wood presided As chairman of the . Flag committee. Elmo Mazzera president of the Oakland chamber of com Merce spoke briefly. Women of the International Institute of Alameda county added their National costumes to the color. Guests included a d o 1 f o Dominguez Consul general of Mexico and Dean of the san Francisco consular corps and other consuls general. The Fremont High school band played the National an them. Berkeley there was a Large card Section at the University of California s charter Day ceremony. It had been expected by Arthur Goldberg the main speaker among others. So Many people had t wished me Good Luck before a ceremony since my marriage 35 years the u. S. Amassa a Dor to the u. N. Told the in the audience at the Start of his speech. J the cards were almost solid i in the Center As at a football game but these carried slogans such As get out of Viet their holders gave their first pugnacious cheer when two Young professors at the end of the faculty Parade carried Sim Ilar signs. . President Clark Kerr termed the card Section placards instant this is the greek said Chancellor Roger Heyns m an aside to Goldberg and we be brought along our own greek when the ambassador received his honorary degree most 01 Trie Cam Noi aers tiled out some with raucous remarks. But except for the estimated 700 to who departed in pro test Over the Viet Nam War the rest of the audience and almost All the faculty Rose in Long applause. Topical talks in past years such ceremonies have been almost Dull in solemnity and pomp. This time the packed greek theater heard topical talks. Gov. Edmund Brown was the first to shout into the microphone that truth and knowledge can be sustained Only where Law and order but he also spoke of the right of free people to differ on issues and with and the universities he added often have been and will be the last de sense against censors that shall Challenge the right to Kerr took off against legislative proposals to Start charging Tui Tion. Instead of closing doors we Tom Ranf of Luiu to pfc Luigi instead of concentrating on the rising costs of higher education we should concentrate on the benefits from it that Rise even faster that is the Way to assure Progress Heyns zeroed in on professors. He said dogmatic and Overly critical teachers interfere with learning and turn out students j in the same Mold. Models for students professors Are models for their students he said and they should keep this in mind. The. Goals of education said Heyns i now should t be which change constantly but1 such things As mental toughness curiosity flexibility objectivity imagination resourcefulness in dependence and a sense of re by the time Goldberg Rose to speak it was late in the Day and most of the protesters Hadi left for the Harmon gym where j he was to discuss the Viet Nam War More informally the longest applause that the ambassador received was in response to his comment that the Cit Zens have the Eler rental obligation to respect the right of free speech by and for All not excluding government spokes Cea tinned from Page 1 conditions for settlement of the Viet Nam he suggested to the committee they raise that question where it properly belongs. On the other Goldberg defended present . Involvement. The greatest of human rights is to be permit Ted to Lead your life your Way. Acquiescence to terror is Dot a Good i inc Isle. Yoa can not assure peace by Schurmann said we believe that the National liberation front enjoys Broad popular sup port. We believe that a Broad Sec Tion of the population under Sai gon s control desires a negotiated peace rather than seeing the destruction of their country. We believe that there is evidence that even some members of the Saigon government would pre Fer such a solution. We believe that the american political and military forces in South Viet Nam Are the main advocates of a continuing he f1? u Rny d a1- 0 substantial step toward peace by recognizing the National libera Tion front Viet Cong and Stop Ping the bombing of North Viet Nam. At the close of the session Zelnik asked those people who could support . Policy in Viet Nam to stand up. There were scattered individuals no More than 200, who Rose Zelnick then asked those who could not support . Policy to Rise. Virtually the entire Audi ence Rose in Masse. Charter Day speakers Roger Heyns Edmund g. Brown Chancellor and governor shared podium with ambassador Arthur Goldberg White House to dispute settled Washington up a la a o r Union dispute with the White House Over who will make technical prepaid Lions for radio and television broadcasts by president Johnson has been settled. Assistant labor Secretary James j Reynolds said yester Day White House officials agree a Ciui Iii Idiu la be Cluni cans should handle broadcast equipment unless Security or other considerations made it Nec Essary for military specialists to do the work. Earlier this month the Al c10 National association of broadcast employees and technicians Naa mrea Tenea to Oay Cott presidential broadcasts unless its objection to military technicians was resolved. Land Jav Kums special Law Sale per lot full Cash Price 2 Loti minimum Santa Cruz area 2 Days Only sat. It Sun. March 26 17 hours if site 9 am to 5 pm location of Sale 3410 Geary blvd. San Francisco e. George Triphon associates exr. 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