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Thursday, June 22, 1972
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THI MUNICH OLYMPICS Germany Then and Germany Now (tint of Two Ports,) .By HALIMI NOVAK MUNICH, West Germany —<NKA>—"May these Olympic Games prove a genuine feast of peace and may they contribute to promote the happiness of nations, serve the welfare of all and thereby build a bridge upon which all nations may meet." Those are a ghost's words that float down the immaculate streets of this city as it prepares to host the'2()th modern Olympic Games this August. They were spoken by Joseph Goebbels, the s h r e w d propagandist for Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime, in 1936, when the g a m e s were held in Berlin. And they create a troubling counterpoint now to the plaintive comments of the president of the G e r m a n Olympic Organizing Committee. Willi Dannie: "We know only too well what crimes have been committed in the German name and how many people in East and West have personally suffered. From this experience we drew the conclusion that these Olympic Games should be what they are supposed to be: the great meeting of the youth of the world, of the new hopefully enlightened generation arid thus a small contribution to world peace." Daume is only too aware of the melancholy burden of ugly memories the Munich Games will carry because he was a participant in the 1936 Berlin Games—on the German basketball team that was beaten 130-8 by the Americans in an exhibition. Hitler, using the Games to try to convince the world that three years of his rule had brought the millennium to Germany, underplayed nothing. He built a 100,000- seat main stadium plus four other arenas that seated from 10,000 to 20,000. He ordered Berlin's streets and buildings scrubbed clean. He had eggs—a scarce quantity —saved in cold storage for months before the games so visitors would not notice any shortage. And he even temporarily suspended the Nazis' anti-Jewish relentless campaign. A Nazi newspaper told the Germans how they should act during the Games: "We must be more charming than the Parisians, more easy-going than the Viennese, more vivacious than the Romans, more cosmopolitan than Lon- don and more practical than New York." The Nazi s' propaganda campaign was successful, despite Hitler's snub of Jesse Owens and the other black American track stars I "the black auxiliaries," the German press called thenii. who were the Games' outstanding performers. Kven the president of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Avery Brundage, said shortly after the Games that "no nation since ancient Greece has captured the true Olympic spirit as has Germany." It has been 36 years since the Berlin Games and 27 >' e a r s since the end of World War II but that is not a long time in the life of a historical fact. Americans who come here still laugh uneasily as they joke, "Ve VILL haff a goot tinie," and call Lufthansa Airlines "the Luftwaffe." They praise the Germans' postwar recovery but they also slip quietly away, overcome by a guilty kind of curiosity, to visit the site of the Dachau concentration camp. And they find the Germans often living up to their brilliant-but-arrogant stereotype. Phil Levens, field operations general manager for ABC television, has mixed emotions about the Germans after spending a sizable part of the last year here preparing for ABC's coverage of the Games. "Technically, they really know what they're doing." Levens says. "But sometimes they're a little hard to get along with. They want things done their way. Period." There is also characteristically blunt symbolism in the fact that the Germans have plowed under nine million tons of rubble left by Allied bombing to make a hill that dominates the Olympic park. For they are methodically and, yes, with typical German efficiency, trying to bury their warrior image. Brunhilde Dietrich, director of the corps of 1,500 multilingual Olympic guides, sums up the attitude: "We're trying to show with the Olympics that we're not the old Nazis any more, that we just want to live in peace. "You can't say, 'I don't like Norwegians because they drink too much.' That's ridiculous. Arnl you can't say, 'I don'i ke" Germans because of the war.' That is the kind of thinking we want to put an end to." Willi Daume For starters the Germans have taken a 740-acre tract that used to be an airfield and created a centralized, everything-in-its-place Olympic city. It is stiffly moddish. filled with architecture that is creative though regimented (who knows whether the same adjective would suggest itself in a place with another kind of history). The Olympics will end up costing Germany about $650 million and the park is highlighted by a main stadium with a surrealistic cable and acrylic glass roof but the Germans have insisted ever since they were awarded the 1972 Games that moderation be the keyword of the project, at least in theory. The main stadium will hold "only" 80.000 people and the secondary arenas are all small enough to serve practical uses for the Germans when the Games end. Daume's insistence on national modesty—as a reflection of what he calls the "new and different Germany, undistorted and unre- touched"—is a little intense. But the Germans can be forgiven if they protest too much, since even the ancient Greeks who originated the Olympics in 776 B.C., used the games as vehicles to impress friends and enemies. And when all else fails, we can compare the Olympic village built to house the athletes in Berlin with the 1972 Munich village. In 1936 the builder of the village. Capt. Wolfgang Furstner, committed suicide shortly after the Games ended because he had been thrown out of the army when it was discovered he had Jewish blood. The village itself was later turned into a training school for infantry officers. This year the village was designed by a private architectural firm. And after the Games end it will be turned into a public housing development. ENTERPRISE ASSN ) (NEXT: The American Invasion.) East Is The Underdog Says Alabama's Musso LUBBOCK, Tex. (AP)-The sun-baked thoughts of the coaches and players preparing for the 1972 football season curtain raiser Saturday night, the Coaches Ail-American Game: Johnny Musso. Alabama, running back: "There's no question that we (The East) have to be considered the underdog. They've got great material. "But in a game like this, you can't tell. Everybody is good or they wouldn't be here. It's usually a close game and I think it will be this time." Ralph McGill. Tulsa defensive back. "1 don't mind it a bit. I like heat. Some guys play better in cool weather but I was raised where it was hot— got used to playing in hot weather—so 1 just do better. "Seems like my body is looser in the heat." Tom Mabry. Arkansas offensive tackle, "If the oxygen and the Gatoraide hold out, I'll make it Saturday night." Jerry Tagge, Nebraska, quarterback: "I'm optimistic about Nebraska next year. They have some good young guys coming up along with a lot of experienced players. You can teach a team fundamentals, but you can't teach a team experience." Chuck Fairbanks, Oklahoma, coach of the West team: "There are so many variables in the success rf a season. So many things can happen. I've got some great players (at OU) right now. "I've got three great backs .Greg Fruitt, Joe Wylie and Leon Crosswhite. These are super backs. We'll have a super running team if those guys play. If they get hurt and don't play, we can get common in a hurry." Bear Bryant. Alabama, coach of the East team, "We lost a lot of personnel (at Alabama), people you can't replace but we should have a good team every year. We have a program like we are supposed to have and that's what we are hired for. I'd be greatly disappointed if we don't have a great team next season." Jack Mildren. Oklahoma quarterback: "I think they'll run the Wishbone some in the pros but not too much. Somebody will try it...they're bound to. Somebody who is down in the dumps—it might be Buffalo or New Orleans with Archie Manning—will take a run at it. That's my guess." Gary Hammond. SMU running back, quarterback and split end. "It's been exciting at really has. There were a lot of heartaches, though. When you're not winning it's really is." Roosevelt Manning. Northeastern, Okla . State defensive tackle, "The guys in the Big Eight and Big Ten are a lot larger but I don't think they are any quicker than the guys we played against. We played some pretty good teams and we had four guys drafted by the pros this year." The Coaches All-America football game Saturday night may be Jack Mildren's swan song at quarterback—but not if the Oklahoma redhead can help it. Mildren, the firing pin in the Sooner s' explosive wishbone offense, was drafted by the Baltimore Colts as a defensive back But he and Nebraska's Jerry Tagge will guide the West against the East in the nationally televised contest. (Editor's note: the game is blocked out in the Pampa area) a summer time interlude for the probound collegains. Pausing one evening to reflect on his future. Mildren, 6 feet and 196 pounds, discussed the Coils' apparent feeling that he would be more valuable defensively then as a quarterback. He suggested that perhaps he has not been given sufficient opportunity to prove his passing ability. "At Oklahoma, we didn't throw the ball much So people say you can't throw." Taking Auburn's Pat Sullivan, the Heisman Trophy winner, as an example, Mildren said a pro team would be likely to spend more time developing him because Pat's done it before and they think he can do it again " On the other hand, he said. Baltimore might consider it a waste of time to fully exploit his own passing potential because it is not a proven factor. "They do not know what 1 can do. "he said. "If 1 do have to change I do not want to be a running back You get beat up too much I think the place I'd rather play if I could not play quarterback is safety because it is kind of a similar situation. Whatever the future, Mildren still shudders when he recalls the vitriolic reaction to his decision to attend OU after winning all-state honors in Texas at Abilene high school ELMER WILSON Wilson Elected To Presidency Pampa's Elmer Wilson was recently elected president of the West Texas Golf Association for 1973. Frank Underwood of Bowie was elected vice-president and Jack Collins of Lubbock was elected secretary-treasurer. John Farquahr of Amanllo won this year's tournament, the 44th annual, at the Hillcrest CC in Lubbock. The 1973 tourney will be at the Woodhaven CC in Fort Worth MINNOW BUCKET $025 1 It Floats—Guaranteed 5 Years ** Oklahoma and Texas Fishing Licenses PAMPA TENT & AWNING CO. r E. Brown, Highway 60 Ea*l M5-U41 Enormously entertaining!" amir ADUITS 1.25 CHILDREN SO 7:30 A 9:30 OPEN8:30 ADULTS SHOW AT DUSK "HELL'S ANGELS" Dhil'iS . MAS'V. COLOB ^.. COMING I'AMI'A. TEXAS OAllYNtWS 15 S6(h YEAR Thuriday. Junr 22 I»W Roberto Clemente Hits Overly Critical Press Legal Publication HOtlCE Of PUBLIC HEARIHG !»•«** « kfrtkjr ittrt »y Ik* Tnt« Ptrlt **4 WiMhft DrptrtmrM of ill twi to hoW • HW* ht*niif nil* Mjily*. 1171 HI Hewn lit »fi»>*.Mm fi|in Suit OffK-f BaiMtitf Awtra. «i« M lotheritH k» II* pre»i«io«n »f Article Mtl-q. 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The writers always come up with that -but." 1 Clemente. a .318 lifetime hitter, added that his image as one of baseball's leading hypochondriacs—an image he flatly refutes—can be traced to disagreements with writers. "I don't keep my mouth shut when they said things that were not right," he said, "so they wrote sarcastic things about me thinking I was hurt all the time and not wanting to play." The truth, according to Clemente. is that he never has asked to be scratched from a lineup. "If the manager wants me to play, I play, no matter whether I am hurt or not." he said. "Once I was playing with a bad bruise on my leg. and I heard a television announcer talking about how I babied myself too much." Clemente, who this week became Pittsburgh's all-time runs batted in leader with 1,275. needs 53 more hits to become the first Latin and the 11th player ever to reach 3.000. "I don't have to worry about what the writers say about me any more because the fans have seen me play and they know the truth," Clemente said "The writers cannot fool the fans." He added, however, that he was concerned for the many young Latins in the majors leagues, like Rennie Stennett and Manny Sanguillen of the Pirates. "When a young player from the United States makes a mistake, the writers say it is inexperience," he said. "But when a young Latin player makes a mistake, they make it seem like he is dumb, foolish." Silas Goes To Celtics PHOENIX. Ariz. (API Paul Silas, the rugged forward who helped turn the Phoenix Suns from big losers into consistent winners, has been traded to the Boston Celtics. Suns general manager Jerry Colangelo said Tuesday the Suns were forced to trade Silas to Boston in exchange to National Basketball Association rights to Charlie Scott, the American Basketball Association's leading scorer last season. 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