April 1975
New Republic;4/26/75, Vol. 172 Issue 17, p3
The article offers U.S. news briefs. U.S. President Gerald R. Ford's proposal to draft evaders and military deserters a form of forgiveness he called clemency is examined. The promise of a special channel of appeal by Ford to men imprisoned for deserting or evading the draft and the consideration of legislative bills promising leniency pending are discussed. Information is given for the deaths of thousands of Michigan farm animals because of the effects of polybrominated biphenyl.


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