Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 26, 1972 · Page 7
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Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, April 26, 1972
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American Public Health Association Is Pursuing New, More Controversial Image . F R A N K CAREY AP SciMKt Writer ' . WASHINGTON. (AP) _ Long regarded as one of the least controversial of the nation's med.ical associations, the -American Public Health Association is pursuing a new, and more controversial, image as spokesman for, the patient. . -'. It his criticized the Nixon administration's .health slrategy and the' American Medical Association and filed suits against two government agencies on charges of endangering, the public,, health or costing consumers, need! ess expense. · One re suit-could be a showdown duel for supremacy in the already; controversial health area between the .APHA and AMA, two of.the nation's oldest and most prominent health organizations. . Dr. James R. Kimmey, executive director of the 24,000- member APHA says the AMA ''has tended to oppose progressive change" --and operates from "too narrow a set of specialized professional values to be, a n ; effective voice for the health of the public." V T h e '.Nixon ·. administration, Kimmey.says, fails to provide leadership at .a .time of 'in- growing concern with the health effects of environmental contamination;" · " W h o 1 will speak for health . . . in the -1970s?" Kimmey asks. "Certainly not the federal government, if the track record of budget cutting and half-way programs established during the last . . . (few) . . . years continues to be the norm." The decision to renounce its traditional role of advising on technical matters to public and private health agencies has resulted in a program seeking progressive social and political action on matters related to public health. APHA publicly endorsed a national federalized compulsory health insurance- program for all Americans, , .a. program sharply opposed by both the Nixon administration and the AMA. It Has accused the Environmental Protection Agency of failing to concentrate on the "health consequences" of pollution and urged'improved health conditions in jails. It filed suit against the Agriculture Deparlment to require chicken processors to print cooking instructions on poultry packages so consumers can avoid the potential dangers of salmonella bacteria poisoning. Another suit 'sought to force the Food and Drug Administration to remove from the market all drugs declared ineffective by the . National creasing medical costs and a Academy of Sciences. After the suit was filed, the FDA took action on some drugs and Kimmey said, "we feel our objective has been substantially accomplished." Neither the Nixon administration nor the powerful AMA has launched 'a 'public counterattack against' the 100-year-old! APHA, which has a membership of 24,000 health professionals, including about 6,000 physicians. APHA is "unsophisticated politically," says one official of the Deparlment of Health, Education and Welfare. "They deal very well with the GS-12s ' (low level administrators) in HEW," the official! said, 'But when it comes to playing big ball with the high-i er-ups in our organization, they don't know how to do it. And that goes also for (APHA's contacts w.ilh) . .. senior members on Capitol Hill." Dr. Richard E. Palmer, a member of the AMA's board of trustees, calls APHA's charges "hollow allegations." ' "Ever since it was founded in 1847, the AMA has been doing everything (hey are talk-' ing about. We've, made strong positive statements on such things as environmental control, health manpower and paramedical personnel," Palmer said. 1 Dr. Merlin K. DuVal, HEW's assistant secretary for medical and scientific affairs, asserts Kimmey's criticism of the Nix- o n administration's h e a l t h strategy doesn't jibe with the facts. "There's no budget In cut for health," DuVal said. "The track record he refers to is a budget (cut) for disease." At Least One More Day Seen For Kleindienst-ITT Probe By TOM SEPPY Aitociattd' Press Writer WASHINGTON- (AP) - The Investigation of the Kleindienst- ITT case is expected to be.con- tinued for at least another day. And newly disclosed material Indicates contradictions in previous statement by Nixon administration 'and International Telephone -Telegraph Corp. officials. . · Sources close to liberal Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said they had the votes- to' continue · Ihe nvesfigalion even though Sen. Charles McC. Mathias, R-Md., had cut short a trip to Helsinki, Finland, to come back for the ·vote." .The'committee meets behind closed' doors today, ostensibly ' to vote on whether to approve, for the second time, President Nixon's nomination of Richard G. Kleindienst to be attorney general. But Sen. Edward M Kennedy, D-M»es., planned an attempt to extend the hearings, begun on March 2, at least another day. Last Thursday, the committee voted . virtually along party lines to slop the hearings under A compromise set oul by Sen.'Rotert Byrd,''D-W.Va. Byrd,, the Democratic whip, taid,he 1 ,would support the Ken- nedy proposal for a one-day extension. The committee, has spent the last eight weeks investigating accusations by columnist Jack Anderson on the Justice Department's handling of an ITT antitrust case. Anderson published in his Feb. 29'column memo appearing to link settlement of three antitrust suits against ITT with the conglomerate's financial commitment to help San Diego attract this summer's Republican National Convention. ITT and the Nixon administration have denied any such link. Kleindienst, whose nomination had been endorsed earlier by the committee, asked that the hearings be reopened so he could deny tlie Anderson accusations. Since last Thursday, when White House aide Peter M Flanigan testified as what seemed to be the final witness, new information has been made public. To complete his testimony, Flanigan wrote a letter to the committee saying Felix G. Rohalyn, an ITT director, came to his office last June 29 to discuss the securities markets in Rohatyn's role as chairman of the surveillance committee of the New York Stock Exchange. At the end of their discussion, Flanigan said, -Rohatyn · told litn the Justice Department's settlement proposal, "was so ough to be unacceptable to the company and that the company ntended to continue lo fight the suits in court." Flanigan said he passed on the complaint to Kleindienst as part of a discussion on an uhre lated matter a few days later. Kleindienst had'testified thai he could not recall 'discussing the case with anyone from the White House but that if he did it was only in a casual manner The ITT settlement was com pleted, the Justice Departmen said, last July 31 and an nounced the following day. Further muddling the case, i was disclosed Wednesday tha Rohatyri had resigned from thi s t o c k-exchange surveillance committee at least two week before he met with Flanigan. Kennedy released teslimon; from a hearing last June 23 be fore Ihe Senate permanent sub committee on investigations in which a letter from Romatyn t Robert W. Haack, president o the New York Stock Exchange was inserted. The Idler, dated June 11 1971, read in part: "As I. have indicated to you previously, would now like to step down a chairman of the surveillance committee." Two Defeats Cast Doubt On Muskie's Campaign By CARL P. LEUBSDORF . AP Pollticil'Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) Sen. Edmund .S. · Muskie.-has been . clobbered . again, but clajms lils campaign has turned the corner and "we are on our way. lip again.." :But his latest defeats in two primaries cast considerable doubt. : As in the earlier Florida and Wisconsin contests, Muskie ran poorly Tuesday in the Pennsylvania ; ahd Massachusetts presi dential preference election. In MassacrUisells, where polls once indicated Muskie would win with ease, Sen. George MeGovern was the victor wilh a margin of more than 2-to-2 Jn Pennsylvania, where Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey scored a solid triumph and Gov. George C. Wallace placed second, Mus- kie and McGovern were in tight race for third place. Thus, instead of knocking out McGovern and Humphrey or Tuesday-as he once had hoped to do, Muskie finds himself on the ropes as the presidenlia primary parade marches on to Ohio--and a new crisis for the Maine Senator. Two months ago, when he was- his party's front-runner Muskie appeared to be in £ efrong position in Ohio. He had the'support of Gov. John J. Gilligan, most fop state Democrats and the biggest Ohio union, thft United Auto Workers. . Now, most observers in Ohio make Humphrey .the favorite Both the Humphrey and McGovern carnps think tha McGovern has moved into sec end place. Muskie's hopes rest with Gil ligan, who has built the firs strong Ohio Democratic organ ization In years. But the lesson of: the primaries so far has been the in- ibility of political leaders to de- iver for Muskie. In Massachusetts, practically :very top Democratic leader in he slate was on tfie Maine sen- itor's at-large delegate slate. It pas losing to the relatively uncrown McGovern candidates. In Pennsylvania, Muskie had he all-out support of Gov. Mil- ton J. Shapp, but It helpet little. Muskie continued to exiidj confidence despite his reverses He said Tuesday night .-tha anyone, who wants the Demo- cralic nomination is "going t have to fight like hell to take i away." But it appeared that Muskii would "have to fight like hel to even get back into the thick of the race. For That "Now" Look... Insist on professional care for all of today's fabrics. Try our modern shir I laundry strvic* soon . . . About 500 APHA members ave resigned since ils decision x years ago to attempt to be- me the activist spokesman r all health professionals and ilients, .Kimmey says. But ost of those quit Ihe organ- aliori because of a dues hike, said. . Moreover, {lie increase of w members lias been extent, he said, The organization's income, lich conies from federal ants, membership dues, ad- artising and rental of exhibit ·ace at its animal meeting, is 30 per cent over a year ago, : added, The recent layoff of seven nployes at ils 55-man Wash- gton office "is the kind of belt ghtening every organization is idcrgoing and should not have major impact on the organ- ation and ils programs," mmey said. "We'll be hiring ore people for our programs thin the next month." The APHA still has a "mas- te selling job to do wilh the blic, the politicians and the WccL, April 26, 1972 GUEELBY. (Colo.)-TRIBUNE 7 The Puzzle with the Built-in Chuckle ftReorrongo Icllcrj of th« w lour scrambled words be- tow lo form four iirnpla word*. R E K L E N i i 3 V I R G E H S H I - B A T 6 7 A I g o N 0 P H I S 3 9 LOS ANGELES (AP) - Despite llic end of broadcast tobacco advertising, Califomians continued lo smoke an average of 121 packs per person in 1971, officials say. Richard Nevins, a member .of the state Board of Equalization, reported that the per capita^fig- urc was the same in 1970 when cigarettes wore advertised''on radio and television. ! To a lot of us, reducing is nothing more than wishful £-51 Q Complete the chucHo quoicd by filling in trio missing word. you develop from slop No. 3 belov/. f\ PRINT NUMBERED w IHTTERS f\ UNSCRAMBLE FOR w ANSWER 1 1 J-- T -i 6 / 9 Scram-Lcts answer on page 21 health professionals," Kimmey said. "We're much too concerned with what it costs and not enough concerned with what we are getting for our money." But the first I wo years, he said, have proven more fruitful than expected. "We've been tensing our muscles. Now, we've got them tensed and arc ready (o jump." Flower Plants! 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