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n^ )?lii Release 200111/61J'VC i&DP74B00415R000300020003-0 . --Jack Anderson.. The Washington Herry-Go?Iloand_ Peace Prospeete We reported on Oct, 2.1 that President Nixon, contrary to what the newspapers were .saying, preferred to hold off a Vietnam cease-fire until nfier the election. "Politically speaking," we wrote, "the President believes it is better! to keep the settlement term> vague until alter the ere'-tion."+ He, tr,erefare, deliberately. sought to extend the secret ne? gotiations past election day to prevent Hanoi from exploiting an election-eve cease-fire and to avoid charges that he rushed into an unsafe settle- ment for political purposes. The President, however, is now optimistic that he can get a cease-fire on terms which will leave South Vietnam rea- sonably safe from a Commu- nist takeover. His optimism is based on intelligence reports which depict Hanoi as being under intense diplomatic and military pressure. Both Moscow and Peking' are reported to be pressing! the North Vietnamese to end the war. This has been accom- panied, according to the intel- ligence reports, by a slight but 'significant slowdown in mili- tary support. At the same time, Hanoi is beginning to feel the pinch from the U.S. blockade of North Vietnamese ports and bombing of the sup- ply lines. Perhaps even more signifi- cant, the intelligence reports claim that North Vietnam's military leaders have been jolted by the failure of their spring offensive to reach Its objectives. The South Viet- namese army was not the pushover that Hanoi expected. The leaders also miscalculated the ferocity of the U.S. air and naval assault which has been more punishing than the fire. power President Lyndon John. son turned against them. In the past, the intelligence reports misled Johnson to pre- diet privately that the war would be over in 1967. But the military reporting and intelli- gence techniques have im- proved. President Nixon haa' faith that this time the re ports are right. Approved For Release 2001/11/01 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300020003-0 25X1 WASH!NGTON POST 2001/11/9111C1A P74B00415R000300020003-0 The Washington Merry-Go-Round tolumnists fore Gifts to Greeks By Jack Anderson The Greek dictatorship has sponsored a luxury tour for some of America's best-read conservative columnists. In some cases, their wives also made the trip. Not surprisingly, the red- carpet trip produced a gush of pro-junta columns in the na- tion's press. Readers, however, didn't know that the tour was financed, at $2,000 a head, by t h e government-controlled Hellenic Industrial' Develop- ment Bank, whose urbane gov- ernor, P a u 1 Totomis, once rounded up thousands of inno- cent Greeks in concentration camps. Totomis was' the Junta's Minister of Public Order for six months after the 1967 coup. This charming Athenian man-about-town put up the columnists at the plush King George Hotel, arranged for their first class travel and picked up their bills for fine wines and Greek foods. 'Pile suave Totomis and his bosses would have gotten their money's worth out of the jun- ket if the only man on it had been Ralph de Toledano, who distributes his conservative views to 100 papers. "For the first time in its 150 years -of in- dependence," wrote d e Toledano, "Greece is prosper- ing and the people satisfied." But de Toledano had another gift for the Greeks. When To- tomis' bank sponsored a pavil. -lion at the Greek-American AHEPA conference in Atlanta, deToledano wrote Vice Presi- dent Spiro Agnew on Totomis' behalf. The Vice President did not know Totomis, but took de Toledano's word for the Greek's good works. In a personal letter, Agnew - without ever seeing ' the bank's pavillion - lauded To- tomis' contribution to Greek- American amity. The letter has been proudly publicized by Totomis. The dictatorship reaped fur- ther benefits from columnist James J. Kilpatrick, who praised the way things are going under the military re- gime. The capable, sometimes caustic Kilpatrick trailed to tell his millions of readers that the bank had picked up his tab when he singled out the bank for praise. "The more the present gov- ernment succeeds in promot- ing industrial growth around the country, the more secure that government becomes. Through . . , such energetic outfits as the Hellenic In- dustrial Development Bank, the government is doing just that," wrote Kilpatrick. Other kind words were writ- ten by junketeering column- ists Anthony Harrigan, who doubles as executive vice pres- ident of the Southern States Industrial Council; former Na- tional Press Club President Allan Cromley; Daily Oklaho- man bureau chief in Washing- ton; Robert Baskin, Dallas , Morning News political writer, I said there had been no com- and Oscar Naumann, Journal of Commerce economic writer. While most of the copy writ- ten by the subsidized tourists is favorable to the junta, Cromley and Naumann did plaints from the detainees. In any case, he said he was merely carrying out orders from higher up. "I have lived my entire life in honor," he said. take a few honest bites at the Footnote: Among other jun- dictatorship. Cromley wrote ! keteers were travel writer ' candidly: "The fact is that the present government is a form of dictatorship which exer- cises sporadic censorship of periodic consent of the gov- ;, turned down the junket be- ernment." Naumann criticized! cause free trips are against the Greek steel industry. i AP policy. When we questioned the col- ! umnists about their week of 1 Intelligence Reports junketing, the reaction was; Anti-CIA Campaign - The Paul, Totomis. I think he's doing a helluva job there." The facile de Toledano said he had even helped out Totomis with a little unpaid public re- lations work. Kilpatrick called it a "rou- Theo McCormick and U.S. Steel public relations man Tom Geoghegan. One of those invited by Totomis. AP eco- lvunched a world-wid? cam- paign to discredit the Central Intelligence Agency. Particu- larly in Asia, Soviet propa- ganda blames the CIA for everything from conspiring against President Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines to tine industrial tour," and said stirring up ill will between he had been led to believe the ~ India and Bangladesh. Greek government had not) Mao's Successor - Intelli- picked up the tab. Basking Bence reports say Chiyia's Cromley and Naumann also' Chairman Mao Tse-tung and spoke frankly with us. Premier Chou En-lai have dis- Only Harrigan, who finds! cussed how to prepare the even President Nixon's poll-! Chinese public for the inevita- tics too far left for him from ble demise of the revered time to time, refused to dis- Mao. The attempt to build up cuss the junket. Lin Palo as a successor led We reached Totomis by to an abortive coup when he overseas telephone at his bank got in too big a hurry to take in Athens. For 45 minutes he over. Mao is said to recognize, vigorously defended himself. however, that he There was nothing wrong with much longer and that a suc- the tour, he said, As for his cessor must be groomed who roundup of Greeks in 1967 he can hold China together; p 1972, United Feature Syndicate Approved For Release 2001/11/01 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300020003-0 BOWWWW Approved For Release 20 OCT L DP741300415R000300020003-0 for EFFectiveness, IneFFectiveness, Guts, Brains, Lechery, Laziness, and More K_, /-end Now'.. By Jack Anderson and Les Whitten! aclc in the sixties, a civil-rights mu]e train-symbol of E ih ow w far the plodding poor are from the Mercedes rich- arrived at a chic evening fundraiser in Washington. The hostess, dressed in her Pucci garden-party clothes, delicately led the mules by a bridle up her long circular driveway for the benefit of the Tv cameras. As the cameras ground, the TV men called at her to say something to the young mule driver who had helped bring .the wagon train all the way up from some southern farm and had been deputized to clean up her driveway after the mules. The ]ady turned her most radiant smile upon the mule skinner and said in Radcliffe accents: "Aren't these mules just wonderful, so patient and wise?" The young man looked back at the roadway where the mules had laid out his work for the evening. "Well lady," he drawled, "that depends on which end of the mule you have to deal with." So it is with Members of Congress. When Senator John Stennis rams through a bill aiding children who lost their special schooling because their serv- icemen fathers died in Vietnam, then Stennis is courtly, sage, and effective. When he uses the same legislative skills to defeat a civjl-rights bill, then lie is a wool-hatted red neck. When the late Senator Tom Dodd was racked by the Senate for pocketing his campaign funds, then he was a rogue. A few months later, we watched him presiding over tedious hearings on gun controls and drug abuse. Deserted by other committee members who didn't want to be seen on TV with him, the lonesome Dodd plugged on. There was a sort of splendor, about him then. There is a temptation, nonetheless, to deal with Congress- men by categories. The gin-rummy geniuses of the Senate Press Gallery tend to divide Congress into neat opposing armies of Southern Democrats-Conservative Republicans vs. Northern Democrats-Moderate Republicans. But where does this put former Senator John Williams, a down-on-the-farm conservative who investigated federal farm giveaways? Economists seee Congress as blocs supporting Big Business, Big Labor, Big Agriculture, Big Oil, and the like. But how do you classify such economic mavericks as Representative H. R. Gross or Senator Phil Hart? Consumer advocates categorize Congress as pro- or anti- consumer. But what about such. Jekyll-I-Iydes as .SesiatOr Vance Hartkc, who sponsors legislation to goldplaterail- roads even as he smashes Detroit's wraparound .fetlders? The Americans for Democratic Action and the A nei?icans for Constitutional Action use specific votes to evalI to the worth of Congressmen, often coming up with opposite con- clusions on the same men. The classifiers of Congressmen are legion. For our part, we have come to suspect that our mule-headed, mule-ended, ever-fascinating Congress defies categorization. But when the Washingtonian asked us to classify Congressmen for their anniversary issue, we hesitated only a moment. We have consulted our files (published and unpublished), reviewed our personal experiences, and relied heavily upon our gut reactions. We have sought the opinions, too, of a wide range of Capitol I fill observers. We are aware, of course, that our national legislators often achieve prominence by speechnialcing and publicity. On Capitol I-Jill, there is little correlation between power and publicity. Congressional authority, as Woodrow Wilson put it half-a-century ago, "is perplexingly subdivided and dis- tributed, and responsibility has to be hunted down in out-of- the-way corners." For instance, Senator James Eastland, a bourbon-and- branch-water Southerner opposed to social change and vir- tually every other manifestation of the twentieth century except federal subsidies to cotton farmers, is almost un- known outside of Washington and Mississippi. But few nien in Washington wield as much weight. We have sought, in our own irreverent way, to classify the backroom boys as well as the frontroorn performers. We dis- covered that some Congressmen are anonymous even to us. We set up a special category for the more outstanding nonenities, but many we simply ignored. A word, too, about degree. Obviously, some senior Sen- ators fortunate enough to be listed as "Dirty Old Men" are not at the peak of their pursuit. One such glorious has-been has slowed to an occasional posterior pat. The same distinc- tions of degree apply to many of our other categories. For those Congressmen who feel we haven't treated them with the proper dignity, we offer no apologies. We have always regarded it a function of journalism to prick the pompous, to deflate the windbags, and to humble the powerful. continued . ` . 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Jacob Javits Charles Percy Margaret Chase Smith Bob Wilson Lazy Bones Not Trying Hard Enough Bill Clay Norris Cotton John Dent Torbert Macdonald Ralph Metcalfe Joseph Montoya 0 Yk Murphy continued John Tower People to Keep Your Back to the Wall With ' if Yon Value Yd pprnolm'ed For Release 2001/11/01 : CIA-RDP74BOO415RO Howard Baker Marlow Cook Gerald Ford Edith Green Wayne flays Melvin Laird (Emeritus) John Terry The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Corning They See the Whole World Through Red-Colored Glasses James Allen John Ashbrook James Buckley Phil Crane Paul Fannin Richard Ichord John Schmitz If. Allen Smith Louis Wyman Clem Zablocki Oddballs The Eccentrics Most of the Louisiana Delegation Likable Oddballs The Friendly. Eccentrics Norris Cotton Sam Ervin Dan Flood H. R. Gross Torn Rees I John Rousselot My Door Is Always Open To the Special Interests Wa ne As inall y p henry Bellmon Wallace Bennett Earle Cabell Carl Curtis Hiram Fong Gerald Ford William Marsha Chet I lolifield Craig Hosmer Roman I Iruska John Kluczynski Russell Long John McClellan John McMillan George Miller William Natcher \V. R. Poage Dan Rostenkowski Burt Talcott Charles Tcaguc Harrison Williams Bob Wilson .Masters of the Mimeograph The Self-Publicity Mills Les As pin Clifford Case Alan Cranston Mike Gravel William Proxmire I-lenry Reuss People Not to Go to the Well With Unless You Want to Carry All the Water Birch Bayh Gerald Ford Vance Iiartke Thomas McIntyre Wilbur Mills James Pearson Charles Percy Margaret Chase Smith Robert Taft, Jr. Al Ullman Dirty Old Men O ?OOOQ3Ollants Carl Albert F. Edward Hebert Lyndon Johnson (Emeritus) John Sparkman Roving Eyes With a Glean for the Ladies Tom Ashley Birch Bayh Ray Blanton Bob Dole Andrew Jacobs Hastings Keith Ted Kennedy Robert Packwood Bill Stuckey John Tower John Tunney Guy Vander Jagt Joe Waggonner Spitoon Platoon Last Patrons of the Congressional Cuspidors William Saxbe Herman Talmadge Superegos Ambitious Even by Congressional Standards Richard Bolling Mike Gravel Jacob Davits George McGovern David Pryor Approved For Relea JPV9'.? IA-RDP74B00415R000300020003-0 continued Guts The Brave Bulls Approved For Rele tack Daniel's Safe Driving Award But I Just Had One st;,?pRRl/11/01 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300020003-0 Peter Kyros Jamie Whitten John Anderson William Anderson Richard Bolling Jack Brooks Phil Burton Henry Gonzales Edith Green Ken Ilechler Charles McC. Mathias Pete McCloskey Walter Mondale William Moorhead John Nloss David Pryor Softies Noodles in the Clutch John Sherman Cooper Peter Frelinghuysen B. Everett Jordan Jack Miller MCI Price Roman Pucinslci Jennings Randolph J. Irving Whalley The Unprintable Expletives Salty Talkers Bella Abzug Jack Brooks Phil Burton Julia Butler Hansen Pete McCloskey Frank Thompson Golden Throats The Orators Frank Church Everett Dirksen (R.LP.) Dan Flood Harold Hughes Hubert Humphrey Russell Long Gale McGee Trumpet Throats Vff They Would Shake Jericho's Walls Bob Dole Mike Gravel Wayne Hays John Pastore Mean Customers Mcan, Mcon. Customers Joel Broyhill Carl Curtis Paul Fannin Roman I Iruska John McClellan John Ranch John Rooney William Scherle William Scott Slippery Fingers and Bulging Pockets Caught Redhanded in Unsavory Deals Emanuel Celler James Collins Bill Dickinson John Dowdy Gerald Ford Vance I-Iartlce Roman I-Iruska John McMillan Joseph Montoya John Rooney John Sparkman J. Irving Whalley The Godfathers Friends in the Mob Cornelius Gallagher Bob Giairno Approved For Release 2001/11/01 : CIA-RDP74 Good Guys In a Place Inhere Good Guys Finish Last George Aiken Charles Bennett John Sherman Cooper Don Fraser Fred Harris Phil Hart Charles McC. Mathias Mike Mansfield Gunn McKay Frank Moss Richardson Preyer James Scheuer Special Awards _ Carl Curtis-Curled Lip Award John Dowdy-Hand in the Till Award James Eastland-Sidney Greenstreet Fashion Award Barry Goldwater, Sr.-Dr. Strangelove Award Seymour I-lalpern-Deadbeat Award Roman I-Iruska-Roman Hruska Mediocrity Award Hubert Iumphrey-Fastest Tongue in the West Award Wright Patman-Horatio at the Bridge Award Claude Pepper-Old Crusader Award 6 411 6 6 41_ 1 0 dz0O8~ 1 John over-Little Napoleon Award 25X1A pprove or a eas e 2001/11tiqOLiixllD$1900415RA00300020003-0 4SEP 1972 ''the Washington Merry-Go-Round Peking and Moscow Si Flavana No By Jack Anderson President Nixon has re- =jected suggestions that he foI- low UP his trips to.Peking and Moscow with all overture tc, He has no intention of seek- iirg better relations with.laidel Castro as long as Cuba ex- ports revolution to other Lat- in-American countries and Russia ? is permitted to use Cuban territory for military purposes. i There have been conflicting signals from Havana. whether Castro is really interested in improving relations' with the United -States. Secret nie's- sages have been received in Washington suggesting he is eager to restore normal rela- Lions. These have been fol- lowed,- almost invariably, by public attacks ? upon the United States. Last fall, for example, Cas- tro got word that the United States might soften its atti- tude toward Cuba. He hastily, if' cautiously, flashed back the si l th h gna at e not only was re- ceptive but that he might even be, willing to use "traditional democratic procedures" to spread "socialist power" in Latin America. Castro's message was re- peated in the right places at the United Nations by his dip, lomatic-intelligence represent- ative, Teofilo Acosta Rodri. guez. The word q u i c k l y reached the Central Intelli- gence Agency, which sent a se- cret report, dated Dec. 8, to the White I-louse. Secret Message "Acosta commented that. there is some support in Cuba for the view that Cuba could benefit from improved cul- tural ties with the U.S., or some realistic adjustment of differences .. . "Later in the conversation, Acosta said that Cuban lead- ers are doing some re-thinking on basic revolutionary tactics. There is some theoretical op- position to the 'Che Guevara' theory, which favors support- ing native insurrectionists and anarchists in poor countries. "Instead, support is growing for the Chilean formula, which maintains that tradi- tional democratic procedures are the best means of socialist power in weak, backward countries." As it happened, Castro got his signals' crossed. He was wrong about the possibility that the United States might soften its line toward Havana. The blunt truth is that Presi- dent Nixon isn't the least in- terested in an accommodation with Castro. Those who watch Havana for the U.S. are convinced that Castro would jump at a genu. ine chance to normalize Cu- ban-American relations. He would like nothing better, they say, than to sit down as an equal with Mr. Nixon. Castro's slashing attacks upon the U.S., they believe, are strictly defensive. He tries to appear, intractable toward the United States, they say , because he is convinced the United States is intractable to- "In the latter part of Nov ember, 1971," reported the CIA, "Teofilo Acosta Rodri- guez ... said that Fidel Cas- tro, Cuban prime -minister, had received a report before his departure for Chile that ! U.S. officials were considering a reversal of the U.S. hard-line policy toward Cuba. "As a result, Havana had re- quested Cubans at the United' Nations to check the report. Meanwhile, Castro had de.' cided to mellow his tone on the United States during his Chilean trip, ward him. He is particularly training to revolutionary harsh upon. Mr. Nixon, whose movements throughout Latin name is spelled in the party! America. There is evidence newspaper with a swastika inf that Russia supports Cuba in place of the "x." spreading subversion. These experts also believe In another secret report to 1Mr. Nixon has been influ. enced by his Cuban friends, such as Bebe Ilebozo, to main- tain a hard line toward Cas- tro. The anti-Castro Cubans, who nqw live and vote in this country, are almost solidly be. hind Nixon. Nixon's Cuban Policy A White House aide as- sured us, however, that Mr. Nixon doesn't listen to Rebozo on Cuban Policy. The bide said the President based his hard line on three factors: I. U.S. Policy toward Cuba isn't unilateral, but multilat- eral. The Organization of American States voted in 1962 to break diplomatic and corn. mercial ties with Cuba. Until this is reversed, the U.S. will be bound by the OAS vote. 2. Russia uses Cuba as a base to refuel'its submarines and for other military pur- poses, The argument has been made that this violates the Monroe Doctrine. Moscow also gives Cuba an estimated $250 million a year in military aid, not to mention twice that amount in economic aid. 3. Cuba continues to provide arms, money and guerrilla j the White House, for example, the CIA quoted a confidential; source as revealing "that they' Soviets a?+l;ed Fidel Castro to' try to regain control or Latin American revolutionary move- ments and to develop closer relations with Latin American communist parties- and their leaders . . ." The source quoted a Cuban. intelligence officer, Enrique Benavides, as saying "that:So- viet Premier Aleksei Kosygin had promised to provide finan- cial aid to Castro's efforts to regain control over these movements.... "Benavides said that; through Cuba the Soviets will support armed revolution or' political struggle, whichever was deemed appropriate, in given countries throughout' Latin America. According to Benavides, the Soviets have told Cuba they will `pay for everything' in helping all revo- lutionary groups, even Catho, lie radical group. "Benavides strongly empha- 'sized that Cuba has not changed its line but still fa- vors armed revolution every- where in Latin America." O 1972, United Feature syndicate Approved For Release 2001/11/01 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300020003-0