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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 30, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Callers harass family who took in negroes Detroit apra White family of Good Samaritans who took a negro family into their Home after they were Dis placed by the Detroit riots has become the object of threat ening phone All the callers apparently were one warned that if the negroes were not evicted from their adopted the White family would have a hot i never expected said a White housewife who told of the Calls As she squinted into the Brilliant late afternoon Sun on the porch of her neat red Brick looking Over a Well trimmed Green the White family was one of Many who had opened their doors to refugees of the costliest riot the United states had seen in recent it made me said the i thought we could set an woman on welfare and her four children had arrived decided to leave she didst leave because of the the White woman they didst Start coming until after the family had decked to the woman and her who works As a Plant manager for a Large Public Utility and is acting chairman of his Church human relations have five grown children of their two of whom still live in the House on a tree lined Street on the far Northwest they asked to remain Anonymous because of the threatening Calls they have i still remember a few tricks in entertaining the woman had said while her Fame Lys adopted guests shared their after raised four boys and a but she frowned As she said what me is How anxious the children were to How Happy they were when their Mother said she had to get Back into the i could understand the mothers Point of she said she had to get Back to the City soon or she would be last on the list to get any benefits which she so desperately a spokesman for mayor Jerome Cavanaghh committee of human resources development had said earlier housing was no very few he were without some form of Only eight families moved into a hotel the City took Over for the Wilkins urge White Unity Washington negro leaders said Fri Day that White americans and Black americans must work together to solve americas racial were going to be Here and were not going to be at each others throats every june and july said Roy executive director of the National association for the advancement of coloured White americans and Black americans must realize the mutuality of their said Martin Luther King president of the Southern Chris Tian leadership neither made direct reference to the Black Power movement among some at one Point King said there cannot be separate White and Black paths to we All need each he the two participated in a panel discussion on the solution to race riots in the it was held before the National convention of the International platform an organization of professional former George Wal lace of Alabama was scheduled to but this was Drew columnist and program director for the con told reporters he had called Wallace and suggested it probably would be better that he not he had some suggestions of Pearson he did not in Wallace said the organization had called off the speech for fear for racial Wallace said Pearson had told him he was fearful there might be trouble if Wal lace riots Cut off Michigan liquor Detroit the Michi Gan Beer Drinker who gasps in thirsty has a lot of com hundreds of thousands Are drinking water instead of ale after the state banned Sale of alcoholic beverages in dozens of Michigan police believe outbreaks of racial violence were heavily fuelled by rioting must end Kerner Chicago a Otto Kerner of head of president Johnsons special com Mission to investigate said Friday there is no room in America for troublemakers who would wish to change the course of our the who planned to meet with other members of his group saturday at the White told a luncheon audience America will Bend its knee to no one or no group in continuing its Mission of Liberty and Freedom for As governor of he i assure you that in this state the Pursuit of Liberty shall never be equated with the Pursuit of the governor also said he expects to have the help and assistance of All government agencies throughout the United he also said president Johnson had indicated the entire department of Justice would be available for he reported 11membcr commission would move As quickly As he added that he Hopes to make some re commendations in a matter of months and to Complete the re port by asked at a news conference if there is any pattern in the Chain of riots that have shaken Many cities he replied that the commission will de Termine the and if there is a what can be what started out As he told Are now turning almost into Tom Dennis a Detroit citizen of 24 years and a resident of the riot Lias some questions for John Throckmorton right and Cyrus Vance at a press the con Ference was called to discuss plans for restoring portions of the City demolished by a radio photo firemen ask for new Taw Washington International association of fire fighters asked president Johnson and Congress thursday for legislation to make it a Federal crime to interfere with firemen performing their for the first time in modern fire fighters Are being attacked in the course of their our men Are facing a double exposure to danger from flames and explosions and from snipers and bomb leaders of the Union in a letter to Johnson and to Republican and democratic leaders of the House and Union officials said Bills designed to protect firemen had been introduced in both Vance authority called ill defined Washington a the Pentagon is hard pressed to say whether Cyrus Vance has a Legal basis in claiming ultimate responsibility for army operations in under the military Chain of John Throckmorton is in charge of paratroopers ordered by presi Dent Johnson into the besieged City and federalized National but former Deputy defense Secretary who is on the scene As Secretary of defense Robert Mcnamara special said wednesday that while Throckmorton is the Nili lawmakers Praise lbs panel Washington a sen ate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said thursday night president Johnsons creation of an 11member commission on racial disorders is the Best Way to face up to violence in american cities and added the panel should be above suspicion of partisan the Montana Democrat said 4 Pacific stars stripes july 1907 the Johnson decision was Excel but he also said he didst think it would end pressures on Capitol Hill for a separate congressional of big City Senate Republican Leader Everett Dirksen said he was anxious for action to dig out the facts and that while it could be done by a joint congressional committee such As he had proposed the president has picked pretty Good he added that he hoped the commission would move with real House Republican Leader Gerald Ford no one can disagree with the Aims of the presidents the commission has an awesome responsibility and backbreaking i Hope its review of the situation will be All encompass ing and completely House majority Leader Carl said he thought the selection by the president of a commission to represent All walks of american life the Federal states and municipalities was an action for which Johnson should be Clifford said a thorough nonpartisan investigation is very i assume the commission will be Given authority to do the whole he tary Leader ultimate responsibility for his actions resides in the questioned about described Vances role in less clearcut As commander of the special task Force de is directly responsible to the chief of staff of the Harold the Pentagon Throckmorton is under in the Pentagon to be responsive to Vances keeping the chief of staff of the army but the ill defined line of authority raised doubts about whether in any disagreement Throckmorton rightfully could refuse to go along with an instruction from a holding no appointed or elected he but it would be like suicide As far As his career is one officer of All Vance has to do is pick up the Telephone to get the president the command Erin Throckmorton would be arguing his Case with the army chief of

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