Sen. George McGovern

McGovern blasts Muskie over statement on black running mate

Sen. George McGovern, D-S.D., said Saturday he was "startled and surprised" by statements by Sen. Edmund Muskie that he would not have a black man for a running mate in next year's presidential election.

Inflation is called a world problem

World Bank President Robert S. McNamara said here Saturday that the world's current economic crisis would not adversely affect either the interest rates at which the bank would borrow or lend money, or the availability of funds to the bank.

When it comes to balancing bottles, he's the best

Bob Adams was looking for something different ... something that really was his "own thing."

Miki knocked down by attacker at Sato rites

A 34-year-old ultra-rightist dashed from a crowd of newsmen and mourners waiting for the start of a national funeral for former Prime Minister Eisaku Sato Monday and struck Prime Minister Takeo Miki three times in the face, knocking him to the ground.

Attack on Miki, security lapse shock citizens

"Where were the cops?" was the reaction many Japanese "men-in-the-street" voiced to Monday's attack on Prime Minister Takeo Miki who was punched three times in the face by an ultra-rightist as he waited for the start of National funeral services for former Prime Minister Eisaku Sato.

At Tokyo Lost and Found, wallets to ashes lie unclaimed

At times, the 120,000 umbrellas in the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's vast Lost and Found Center seem to reflect the personalities of their owners.

Captain of ship that hit PT-109 mourns JFK

The former Japanese Imperial Navy officer who almost killed John F. Kennedy in World War II Saturday mourned the late President's loss to the world.


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