The Weather

Today—Partly cloudy with chance of

scattered thundershowers

88. Wednesday—Mostly fair and less

humid. Monday’s temper 88 degrees at 5:35 p. m

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Arabs Also Warn West, but British Continue Military Buildup Over Suez

LONDON, Aug. 13 (#®) The Arab World warned the West today against using force in the dispute with Egypt over the Suez Canal. And the British Labor Party demanded that Prime Minis-

ter Eden publicly guarantee ?

that Britain will not attack Egypt

Britain pressed a buildup of air. er in the Mediterranean the warnings

Delegates of 22 nations were gathering in London for Thurs- day's conference, arranged by Britain, France and the United to consider internation- al control of the canal. Egypt and Greece refused to attend

Behind the scenes there was search for a diplo-! matic compromise that would enable th President Gamal Abde| Nasser of Egypt and Eden to save face

[Other developments during the day, as reported by various Dews services

®A British government spokesman said some British troops are being pulled out of Germany in view of the Suez crisi They will bolster the sti reserve in Britain. Pre bly they replace troops shipped to the Mediterranean

The Troops being withdrawn were identified by Reuters as “only minor support units” and do not include infantry

®Iin Damascus, a government spokesman said Syria has told Britain id the United States it might be unable to protect Ameri nd British oil pipe- lines as Syria against sa- botage from “an angered peo- ple” if West attacks Egypt

®Salah Osman, special Egyp fian envoy t Indonesia, said in Singapore that Egypt is ready f even in- cluding “t amiting of the Buez Canal’ if necessary

® Maj. Salah Salem, Egypt's former Minister of National (,uidance (propaganda). arrived in London to cover the confer- ence for the Cairo newspaper Al Shaab, which he edits... He also said that Egypt would dynamite the canal if attacked

®In Karachi, thousands of Pakistani students demon- strated in front of the Egyptian Embassy shouting “Long Live Nasser,” and “The Suez Canal belongs to Egypt.”

Foreign Minister Hamidal Haq Chowdry later told news men he been invited by Nasser to confer with him over the Suez issue before he pro ceeds to London for the Suez conference

We will explore all hilities and see that there no flareup and that the parties are able to come to an agreed settlement the Pakistan of- ficial said

® Britain since the © crisis, ordered a linet Australia

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Ae . Seeks ‘International Means

U.S. Reaffirms Accord To Promise

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Siall Report

de-: Joseph Reap, in replies to news queries, said that les, in London weeks had worked out “complete agreement that there should be an internation al means to insure the practical and efficient functioning of the canal as a free, open and secure international waterway in ac cordance with the (Constanti nople) Convention of 1888

“The United States has not altered its views in this respect and it is not aware of any dif ference in the matter between the British and the Frenchi gov- ernments and itself.”

The spokesman, however, de body he formed, with Egypt clined to say specifically that left to run the cana! the statement meant the three State Department spokesman’ See POLICY, Page 4, Col. 4

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States continues to De in when two plete agreement’ with Britain and France in seeking “inter national means” to insure that the Suez Canal will remain open and secure to all nations

The statement was prompted by a story in The Washington Post and Times Herald yester- day which stated that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles would not back the British- French idea of a new interna- tional agency to run the canal Instead, the story stated, Dulles will propose at the London con- ference opening Thursday that new international appeals


Extension of Contract

Negotiators in Accord On Transit Labor Pact

By Albon B. Hailey

Sal! Reporter officials and management is scheduled for 2 p. m. Wednes- day at the office of Federal Mediator James A. Holden However, this meeting may be called off if union officers accept the terms and the draft drawn up by Chalk. Bierwagen said that the only thing that he and the members of the union's executive board could say in feference to the Joint statement was that it

meant the new D. C. Transit ‘certain suggestions are being System Inc., would be in full incorporated in a proposal

: a ~ operation “at least on Wednes- from management,” which will -

be put up to the entire mem- °** bership of the union The proposals for extension “4 special meeting of the Of the union's contract advan- membership of the union is be- ced by management will be a ing called for Wednesday, AU- closely guarded secret until the fition Hall,” ‘the’ statement SPecial meeting of the union membership Meanwhile,

read | . nae pihneren nal execution Chalk, the millionaire New aS Sees | | York airlines owner, plans to

board of the union are request- hand CTC president J. A ing all members of the union to DeeaAwater 2s late ia- on " report for their normal assign- million at 12:01 a.m. W ednes- ments on Wednesday as usual day, to seal the purchase of all and that all members not CTC property

working at the hour of the :; meeting be present. A recom- mendation of the executive board and the officers will be made at the meeting.”

Neither Chalk nor Bierwagen would elaborate on the brief joint statement, which came after nine hours yesterday of negotiations that began six days azo.

Chalk. who will close pur- chase of Capital Transit Com- pany assets when the CTC franchise expires at midnight tonight, sat down at a type- writer himself to reduce to writing the management pro- posals which will be submit- ted to the union for further study and consideration

Assurance that there will be no interruption in District streetcar and bus travel when the transit workers union con- tract expires at midnight to- night came early today as labor negotiators reached an ap- parent agreement on an exten- sion of the contract.

In a joint statement, Walter J. Bierwagen, president of Local 689 of the union, and O Roy Chalk, new transit owner, announced at 1:48 a.m. that

German Trawler Feared Sinking

MONTROSE, Scotland, Aug 13 (INS)}—An American ship, The Lucky Star, joined in the search tonight for a German trawler reported sinking in heavy seas 100 miles off Mont- rose

Strong winds and high waves hampered rescue operations in the North Sea fishing grounds off the east coast of Scotland.

Two other German trawlers. a British fishing boat and a Norwegian ship also were par-

In their joint statement, Bier- ticipating in the hunt for the wagen and Chalk said that a stricken vessel. identified as further meeting between union’ the trawler Adolf.



Party Plank

Cut in Taxes

Platform Makers In Chicago Call GOP Prosperity Claim ‘Illusion’ By Robert C. Albright

Stat Reporter

CHICAGO, Aug. 13—Dem- ocratic’ platform-makers to- night promised to boost pres- ent personal tax exemptions| from $600 to a minimum of! $800 if they are returned to power in November.

The tax cut pledge to low- income families was part of a rosy program “abundance to all” written into the Demo- cratic platform as a _ chal- lenge to Republican “prosper-| ity” claims |

Denouncing GOP good times! as “an illusion.” the Demo cratic resolutions drafismen piomised

© “All necessary for our children

© Increased welfare outlays for the needy and aged

° Full parity for and

* A balanced budget.

The promise to cut taxes was detailed in a separate “tax ad-/ justment” plank released to. night on the heels of a general pledge of prosperity “for all/ American families,” announced earlier.

Immediate Need

“The immediate need is J CHICAGO, April 13—The air correct the inequities in the Of confidence which sur tax structure which reflect the/rounded the Adlai Stevenson Republican determination to high command, even after) favor the few at the expense former President Truman's in- of the many,” the tax plank dorsement of Averell Harri-' said. man, gave way today to mount-

“We favor realistic tax ad- ing anxiety. jusiments, giving first consid-| Painfully, the front-runner eration to small independent for the Democratic presidential business and the small individ- nomination and his top ad- ual taxpayer visers modified their optimis-

A secon qd Party . plank tic thinking to take account of promised to “restore nonm-three increasingly apparent partisan administration of the facts of the 1956 Convention vital atomic energy program jj¢o. and to “expand and accele-, 1 The singular power resting rate” nuclear development in the hands of Senate Majority

A still unwritten civil rights Leader Lyndon Johnson (Tex.) of the Party, continued to be activity of Mr. Truman and a the biggest unsolved problem group around him to carry out, before this convention. by power deals, the intent of his pro-Harriman (and implicit “stop-Stevenson') statement

3. The political attractive- ness, particularly to a dissident ,_ and split Convention, of dark ported “close to an agreement horse—or by now, light-gray on the tentative wording. The hores...fen ‘Stuart. Symington group plans to wrap up the/i,,, ) , proposed compromise tonight ; Although there was no stam- a eter 2 at yyy —_ = pede away from Stevenson.) SUNCOMIETTCS & Ss. &. there was a series of acts over

day a : , (’ ‘the past two days of disquiet Mrs. Franklin D. Roosewfit. ing impliestions for him.

appearing before the platform- One example, and no small makers late last night, gave shocker, was the decision Sun- Southern delegates new hope day. reaffirmed today. of the

that a plank might be brought 4 -yansas delegation to remain out that does not specifically

; the S Cc uncommitted. Gov. Orval E . cm We supreme Our Faubus began to make noises school integration decision ke a favorite son and called Mrs. Roosevelt cautioned the on Mr. Truman. Arkansas had Resolutions Subcommittee previously appeared to be a against approving anything firmly pro-Stevenson state that would offend any sub- Anatines semi-surprise was stantial segment of the party.|..) energy with which Mr She said “party solidarity” was'r_ nan set about putting teeth PLATFORM, Page 9, Col. 1 into his anti-Stevenson an nouncement. There had been a




Energy of Truman

In ‘Stop-Adlai’ Drive

Exceeds Expectation By Alfred Friendly

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Near Completion

A little group of negotiators, working apart from the plat- form drafting group, was re

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At Indian Head, Md.

Boy, 5, Dies on Electrified Fence Sells Boat His Father Built to Keep Out Dogs

A S-yearold Indian Head; Dr. Guerin said he is investi- ee Bas piven r Agere —_ gating whether the transformer rocuted Saturday n y : . homemade electrified fence his ©°U4 have charged the fence father built to keep dogs out ‘0 @ higher voltage. He said of the garage. burns on the boy's legs would

a Edward oe indicate the fence carried more a few minutes after being 3 rushed to the infirmary of the than 20 volts. | Naval Powder Factory where’ Albert V. Krewatch, agricul- his father. Raymond Pearson, ‘Ural engineer with the Univer. works : sity of Maryland Extension Dr Paul F. Guerin. assistant SetTvice, said, however, that the medical examiner for the State|VOltage only has to be high of Maryland, gave electrocu-emough to force current tion as the cause of death through the body. The amper- pending examination of burns 48 causes death. found on the boy's body and) He said one amperage would examination of the fence. |be sufficient to contract mus-

Cmdr. Allen Register, exec-\cles, and if the affected muscles utive officer of the powder fac-'controlled the heart, the vic- tory, said the fence, made of tim would be killed. wire mesh and electrified by a He said such accidents have transformer like those used in been recorded in various parts toy .trains, carried a charge of of the country. The Extension 20 volts and one ampere




‘Service warns against home|

feeling prevalent in Stevenson quarters that once the former President shot his thunderbolt, he would relax. The Stevenson group's anticipation was that no great consequences would

See PRESIDENT, Pg. 9. Col. 1

made fences for that reason, he With Reprimand |

added. iil “8 Y Dr. Edward J. Edelen,, HONOLULU, .

Charles County Medical Exam- iner, said the boy reportedly had touched the fence before but complained only that it stung.

He described the youth as a “robust boy” who had been ill earlier Saturday with an “up



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rimand. per respiratory condition.” | od 3 c | said the boy felt better later T ay s Index in the day and went outside to am cements 33 play. A few minutes later, he) cniids 22 called his mother, who found’ (City Life 25 | him across the fence. Classified 36-42 | | Dr. Edelen said he thought| Crossword . 44) death could have been caused | strict a by a toxic condition that may tka < ‘have weakened the heart so the Sdtorials 22 | :


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Flailing the air, Gov. Frank G. Clement of Tennessee paints a verbal picture of vic- tory for his party as he warms up in the

_ 15-19 shutters to cover plate 43 windows along the city's shopping streets.

Women’s 29-37 ‘cipal ) At Bal W

keynote address at the Deomcratic conven- tion. “We are not afraid to fight,” he told applauding delegates.

aassooms Air Of Confidence in Stevenson Camp Is Giving Way to Increasing Anxiety


Convention Sets Sights On GOP's


Tennessean Says

Ike Must Assume Responsibility for ‘Slander Slinging’

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(Convention Program, Page 9) By Edward T. Folliard

Stef Reporter

CHICAGO, Aug. 13—The ‘Democrats stopped fussing ‘long enough tonight to revel

-|in a vision of victory and to pour out their anger on a Republican villain— Vice ‘President Richard M. Nixon. | It was Gov. Frank G. Clem- ent of Tennessee, keynote orator of the 1956 Convention, who painted the vision and set up Nixon as the prime tar- ‘get for Democratic wrath.

| He denounced Nixon as “the most politically intemperate in-

\dividual in the history of mod- ern American politics.”.. And he took’ a crack at President Eisenhower for embracing the

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‘peering down “the green fair-

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The Day’s Politics

Gov. Frank G. Clement of Tennessee calls the Demo-

_ Crats to arms in a keynote speech attacking Republican Vice President Richard M. Nixon and criticizing Presi- | dent Eisenhower for peering down the “green fairways of indifference” on Nixon’s activities. Page 1.

Stevenson camp’s air of confidence gives way to

mounting anxiety. Page 1.

Former President Harry S. Truman has been virtual- ly isolated from many political trends by old-time

associates. Page 22.

Republican convention advance guard at San Fran- ciso prepares to draw up an “accomplishment” platform for 1956 built around the victory password, Eisen-

hower. Page 2.

Virginia's delegation to the Democratic convention adopts “wait and see” attitude on presidential nominees to maintain bargaining position on civil rights plank.

Page 10.

Maryland delegates to the Democratic convention plan caucus today on presidential preferences. Page 10.

Republican Chairman Leonard W. Hall reflects GOP confidence as plans are made for quiet and decorous convention in San Francisco. Page 2.

District of Columbia delegates to the Democratic convention are overflowing with tickets to the nomina- tion session Thursday, while many state delegations must scrape for seats. Page 10.

Former President Truman’s announcement of sup- port for Governor Averell Harriman helped Adlai Stev- enson more than it hurt him, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt

says. Page 29.

Governor and Mrs. Averell Harriman receive thou- | sands of guests at “Strawberry Punch” reception in Conrad Hilton Hotel. Page 29.

Some delegates grow restive against dictates of their

leaders. Page 8

Gov. Averell Harriman does a little better than Adiai Stevenson in minor shifts. Page 9. head of the United Automobile Workers Union, comes out formally for Adlai Steven-

Walter Reuther.

son. Page 14.

hatchet operations. The delegates, hungry for ; fare, shouted,

| Nixon. A gray-haired man in a _box séat clapped his hands and laughed delightedly as the flog- ging went on.

This was former President ‘Harry S. Truman. who, along with Eleanor Koosevelt, was - jcheered over and over again in the course of the evening. 'The band played “The Missouri |Waltz” when the Man of Inde- ‘pendence walked into the great jarena, and “East Side. West Side” for the widow of FDR.

The session this evening was the second of the 1956 Demo- cratic National Convention, which opened at noon in an at- mosphere strong with hog-and- \heifer aroma coming from the adjacent stockyards.

Samuel Cardinal Stritch, white-haired Catholic Archbish- op of Chicago, opened the eve- ning session with an invocation in which he prayed that the delegates be mercifully enlight- ened when they reach the stage

See DEMOCRATS, Pg. 8, Col. 1 Utah Cafe Blast Kills ‘at Least 12

MONTICELLO, Utah, Aug. 13 W—An explosion during the busy dinner hour blew up the Lariat Cafe in this south- eastern Utah mining commu- nity tonight killing possibly 12 or more and injuring another two dozen.

Reports varied as to the number killed. At the Monti- cello Hospital, Keith Walker ‘of the Red Cross said that as far as he could determine 12 were killed and 26 injured.

_A newsman at the scene, Don Robinson of the Salt Lake Tribune, said 16 were killed.

Ambulances and doctors were summoned from Cortez ‘and Dove Creek, Colo.. and from Moab, Utah.


Winds Up te 120 Miles an Heur

Hurricane Betsy Heads Toward U. S.;


(Map on Page 36.)

KilgoreLetorr Warnings Up Along Coast of Florida

Harbour on the north end of:not to be evacuated “unless

MIAMI, Aug. 13 @—Florida’s Miami Beach, workers lashed the situation warrants.” author-

planes tonight as Hurricane


The tropical howler, first of the year to reach full hurricane strength, moved on an unwav ering line toward the southern half of Florida after sweeping across Puerto Rico, where it killed three persons, injured 30

morning. . Miami merchants began haul- ing out aluminum and w giass prin-

*/ Gold Coast began battening)40wn loose beams and other ies said Airman Jackson H. Kilgore of down for a big blow and the ©@ipment at a huge partially 6, » 24 nour alert. who dis- Air Force began evacuating its Completed hotel.

bomb missed its target during Betsy swept toward Florida|Ticane was located about 360)

recent atomic tests at Eniwe- with winds up to 120 miles an|/™iles east-southeast of Miami. lIts course would bring it-to the}


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The base was placed

The storm was expected to buffet San Salvador and the northern Bahamas with high tides, hurricane winds and Florida peninsula in the vicinity |2C#¥Y seas tonight and Tuesday of Palm Beach jmorning. Hurricane warnings

At the West Palm Beach Air ¢™ UP for Florida as far Force Base, directly in the path|"©tt® 5 Melbourne, about 100 of the storm, commanding of-|miles north of Palm Beach. ficer Col. George V. Peterson| Because of Betsy's small said all of the base's planes—|size, the Wéather Bureau said, most of them huge, 4engine it was unlikely. that hurricane

In a night advisory. the hur-


designated bases in Georgia €™tire area where the warning Oklahoma. flags fluttered. However,

Planes at Patrick Air Foree tapid 18milean-hour forward at Cocoa were also aches np0e8 Sie at storm, :

a out of thei eeas oan preceding


THE WASHINGTON POST end TIMES HERALD 2 Tuesdey, August 14, 1956

Talks te Ike

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To Be Acco

By Murrey Marder gaff Reo SAN FRANCISCO. Aug 12 A Republican advance guard confidently set out today te redraft an outof-power, 1952 “attack” platform into a 1956 “accomplishment” program built around the password for victory. Eisenhower It will be, said Sen. Prescott Bush (R-Conn.j. chairman of the Resolutions Committee, “brief. forthright and honest with the American people” “Weve cot so much to talk about on the affirmative side.” Bush told a news conference as the GOP -convention-prepara tion machinery increased its pace, that “this platform will not spend too much time al- tacking the Democrats That alone would be a major rewrite of the 1952 version Written by a parts out of power 20 years, that documen oozed vitriol in denouncing the Democrats ac a party which “undermined the republic.” “be trayea the future. “plunged Us into war in Koreas aad “ex- hibited corruption. Incompe- tence. and disioyalty in public office This ts an Eisenhower Con- vention, said Bush, belaboring the om }Ous S2.eag in ‘rent of a wall covered with assorted. size letterings of the GOP |} motif, Ike and ress, Prosperity using the ‘52 atf Bush. “as a basis for start.”

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with former President Herbert talked politics with President Hoower. and found their views Eisenhower yesterday and pre- strikingly perailei.~ dicted afterward that Vice

He also said he had. “from President Richard M. Nixon various heads of agencies, cabi- would be Mr. Eisenhower's net officers and others. mem rynning mate again oranda of suggestion Bush’ we declined to go into any) lonked pained. however. whoen :

a reporter asked then if the detail regarding his discussion) platform was “pretty muchiwith the President, except to wrilten”—which ts pretty Much i<ayv that it dealt with the po- the custom for an Admimistr2-jjitical situation, with foreign tion in power affairs and with legisiation “Untrec.” He Says acted upon by Congress at the

last session and likely to come!

“That is absolutely untrue.” \hefore it at the next. said Bush. He said he had only| <Acainst the background of suggestions to be conmsidered'tiarold E. Stassen’s drive to} by the resolutions committee dump Nixon from the number’! when it begins formal meetings two spot on the GOP ticket in on Wednesday here. and ulti- favor of Gov. Christian Herter mately the Convention ttself. of Massachusetts. newsmen About 150 witnesses are expect- asked Knowland how he felt ed to be heard in two days of the vice presidential contest platform hearings. seid Bush. would come out and then the drafting will be-- “| think the ticket will be gin the same in 1956 as it was in

To deal with foreign policy, 1952.” Knowland declared, al-

Bush said be would like to se@ iudine to the Eisenhower- Secretary of State John Foster Nixon combination. Dulles os Under Secretary of Knowland also predicted State Herbert Hoover Jr. pre- President Eistnhower and sent their views to the commit- Nixon would be reelected in tee. but the Suez crisis might November “by a substantial prelude that majority.”

The semator caused some sur- Knowland spent about 3 prise when. in answer to a ques minutes with the President at tien on whether there would be midmorning. Two hours ear- repetition of the “liberation” lier he had been at the White aporeach for peoples shoved House to have breakfast with behind the Irom Curtain by Wilton B. Persons, chief of Russia's postwar expansion, he White House liaison with Con replied gress

| hope wery much that we Concerning the role of the will have a firm statement big California delegation at shout liberation of the Iron the GOP Convention, Know- Curtain country peoples that land said he believes the Cali have been enslaved Im prac- fornia delegates “will be over-

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JONG BEACH. Calif... Aug 13 INS Gov Goodwin d Knight of California made him- self “available” today as a can didate for the Republican Vice Presidential nomination

Knight. addressing the State Federation of Labor's annual convention in Long Beach, de- clared

“Many responsible leaders and members.of organized lia ‘hor throughout the Nation have been kind enough te pro pose that the Republican Con- vention should nominate me Vice President

“To them. and all the other fine Americans who have vol luntarily come forward, I shall he forever grateful.”

“T have never sought Vice Presidential nomination.” he added ized anyone to organize a cam- paign toward that end

“Anvone in public life would have to be less than honest not to be honored to accept (such a nomination). however.”

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MONTGOMERY. Ala. Aug 13 @—The Alabama Supreme Court today rejected an appeal! by (he National Association for

Advancement of Colored © for review of contempt charges and a $100.000 me svieG against the organi raven by a lower court

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Ed Sullivan Leaves Hospital After Crash

DERBY. Comm. Aug 13 Television personality Ed Sulli- van and Robert H. Precht Jr. mas sominiaw. were discharged from Griffin Hospital today. a week after they were injured im a Seymour automobile acci-

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By Charles Corddry | United Press

Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson yesterday said secret military documents have been falling into the hands of “un- authorized persons” for sever- al months. He set up a spe- cial committee to plug the “leaks.”

Wilson named Charles A Coolidge of Boston a former Assistant Defense Secretary, to

For Peace’

DALLAS, Tex., Aug. 13 Vice President Richard M. Nixon today said “we are sure to win” the struggle between and communism and achieve peace.

Nixon, in addressing the Vet- erans of Foreign Wars national encampment, warned that the road to peace will be difficult. | head his special committee of But, he said: . . _ipetired senior officers and De.

“I am sure that we will ris) tense officials. He directed to the challenge and will WiN\ihem to tell him how best to the struggle for peace. The in-|.t5, jeaks and “assure greater vincible spirit of free men Will| protection of classified (secret) triumph. The tyrants and slave | material.” masters of the world will £0; In a letter to Coolidge, Wil- jown to defeat" son said he was “seriously con-

Nixon said the Nation's fof-\cerned over the unauthorized eign policy is dedicated to! disclosure of classified military achieving “peace with honor’ |jnformation.” Declaring “this


Nixon Gives |Wilson Forms S pecial Committee . To Plug ‘Leaks’ of Military Data

peared in print, Wilson sum-/named the following retired of-

moned a news conference at- ficers to