Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 24, 1974 · Page 11
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 24, 1974
Page 11
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amm T1MB, Friday, May 94,1974 Gesell Gains Recognition As Tough Judge In Federal Court WASHINGTON (AP) - In Die many Watergate court cases to date, the name of a single federal judge has gained national recognition. Now. U.S. District Court Judge Gerhard A. Gesell is beginning to share John J. Sirica's spotlight. Two days ago. he ordered President Nixon to release the personal White House tiles of former aides John D. Ehrlichman and Charles W. Colson (or their defense in the Ellsberg burglary case. He set today as a deadline and said: "I will allow no continuances.*' Other judges tend to tread more gently. Last Monday, in ordering the White House to turn over tapes of 64 conversations for the Watergate cover- up trial. Judge Sirica allowed 11 days for a response and said that if an appeal is filed his order would be postponed auto matically. In Gcsell's courtroom, things move. When he presided over the recent trial of former While House appointments secretary Dwight L. Cnapin, the court day was a punishing 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.. with exactly one hour. 15 minutes for lunch. HAS FACILITY Gesell has a facility to cut short long-winded lawyers. During one of the pretrial conferences in the Ellsberg con spiracy case, he was told national defense would be used as an argument ta justify the rif ling of the office of Dr. Lewis Fielding, the psychiatrist who had treated Daniel Ellsberg. "A very simple conspiracy is alleged," said the 63-year-old tall, while haired, portly judge "What is relevant is whether or not there was an agreement to bust into the doctor's home anc whether they did. All this talk about national defense and the Russians and everything else has nothing to do with the case." But the defendants' argu ments that they wanted White House documents apparently held some sway. Gesell is among a generation of Americans whose parents used a book "The Child From Five to Ten" as a guide to bringing them up. In his case the teaching was more direct: the author was his father, noted Yale child psychologist and pediatrician Arnold Gesell. A Yale graduate himself, Ge sell made a name as an anti trust lawyer with Covington Burling, one of Washington's most renowned law f i r m s . MOST SCHOLARLY Placed on the federal bench by President Lyndon B. John son in 1968. Gesell quickly de veloped a reputation as one the most scholarly judges the courthouse. He is one of the few who write their own opin ions in total. In 1970 he ordered the House Internal Security Committee not to publish a report listing 63 persons as radical campus speakers. In 1MB he broadened the District of Columbia's law to permit abortions virtually a I physician's discretion. Thi ruling was reversed by the Su preme Court. And in 1971 he ruled t h a t The Washington Pos could publisih the Pentagon Pa pers study on the origins of the Vietnam war, saying: "Then is no proof that there will be ; definite break In diplomatic relations, t h a t there will be an armed attack on t h e United States ... or on an ally, lhat there will he a war . . . ." Call Williams Co. "CANCER CARE" Insurance brl M. Wtlllnm b|*D» 1. WilliKM DAY Meeting Set Disabled American Veteran and auxiliary will meet Ma 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Legio Hut in Springdale. Th. TIMES b On Top of The News S»ver Doyt a Week Bead h May 26* in Test You Parent Know-How True or false: Because of the close mother-son relationship, a small boy is chiefly infaeneed by his mother's behavitfr and attitude. Family Weekly's Heopte Quiz asks five questions this week that only parents can answer. Test your parent know-how on how to handle your children against the knowledge ol leading psychologists. You may be surprised to find that what you considered to be the only way to handle Junior- is the wrong wayl Whatlfs Like to Be Joe Namath "The ball teas long gone and Pn just watching and it's bright end sunny and aU of a sudden--IF ham!--it's dark and the stars are out and there's this whirring in my head, mean J got hit!".... Joe Namath. The very name inspires arguments. Millions idolize him. Millions despise him. On the gridiron he's the master strategist with the golden arm. Off the field he maintains a life-style of glamour ... and controversy. This week, in a rare interview, Family Weekly puts you in Namath's shoes. You're on the line of scrimmage. You're getting hit by people twice your size. You'll team how Broadway Joe mixes common sense with professional know-how to read the defenses and call the winning plays. 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