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' The U.S. attack Monday on three
Iranian oil platforms does not indi
:ate that the United States is heading
oward war with the gulf nation,
oreign affairs experts and govern
ment officials said Wednesday.
The government in this case is on
he right track in trying to keep
hipping lanes open to states not at
war in the gulf," said Herbert Bod
pian, UNC professor of Islamic
But he said the United States must
Carefully measure its responses to
Iranian acts of aggression "to make
it clear that we intend to keep lanes
open but not to go to war with Iran
unless they make it absolutely
Bod man said he does not see war
with Iran in the near future but
ovist designer imadkes deal with N.C. business
From Astociattd Pre report
Tanner said it's not every day that
a North Carolina apparel maker is
approached to make women's clo
thing designed by a popular Soviet
fashion designer, but similar business
deals can only help to improve
relations between the Soviet and
"Let's get the little people
together," Tanner said Tuesday after
Vyacheslav Zaitsev toured the Tanner
Companies, Inc. facilities in Ruther
fordton, where his new collection of
coats, suits, dresses and eveningwear
designed exclusively for the American
market will be made.
Tanner said the meeting of East
and West went off without a hitch.
"It was very positive," Tanner said
in a telephone interview. "We're still
not sure what we're going to make
and when. A lot depends on the
fashion show and the response by the
Tanner was referring to an Oct. 27
fashion show featuring Zaitsev's
creations at the Waldorf-Astoria
Hotel in New York City.
"We're treating this no differently
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predicts U.S. involvement will
A lack of well-defined goals in the
gulf might put the U.S. position in
jeopardy, said Brigid Shea, press
secretary for the Washington, D.C.
bureau of SANE FREEZE, a
national peace and disarmament
"We're headed down a dangerous
path right now in the Persian Gulf,"
she said. "Our particular concern is
this tendency on our part to deploy
our military in situations where we
have no clear idea of what we're trying
to accomplish. It's foolhardy."
The organization, which opposes
any U.S. presence in the Persian Gulf,
staged a protest Monday in response
to the attack on the platforms, she
U.S. foreign policy in the gulf
than we would any other designer," ;
he said. j
But the venture is different in many .'
The Soviet fashion designer's I
Moscow House of Fashion is con-
sidered the leading fashion house in j
the Soviet Union. Its customers
include Raisa Gorbachev, the wife of.
Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, j
Tanner has produced quality wom
en's clothing for 55 years. Under an
agreement that is still in the works,
the American company will make the
clothes that Zaitsev introduces in the
New York fashion show.
"We haven't signed anything yet,
so we're on a look-see basis," Tanner
said. "But we are the designated
manufacturer if everything works
out. And I believe it will all be worked
Tanner Co. has contracted for a
maximum of 30 designs per season,
from which it will make about 6,000
garments. Tanner estimates that the
company's first-year sales could be as
high as $1 million.
Tanner said Zaitsev "made quite
an impression for himself and his
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resembles the policy prevalent during
the Vietnam War, Shea said. In an
attempt to regulate this policy, the
group is pushing implementation of
the War Powers Act, requiring
Congressional approval for further
escalation in the area.
Although Sen. Terry Sanford, D
N.C., supports the retaliatory attack
on the Iranian oil platforms, he also
wants President Reagan to invoke the
War Powers Act, said Tom Lawton,
Sanford's press secretary.
"The idea (of the War Powers Act)
is to prevent the United States from
backing into undeclared war," Law
. ton said.
Bodman, however, said other
nations could see the invocation of
the War Powers Act as a substitute
for a declaration of war.
"Iran wants to test us not go
to war with us," he said.
country" during his visit to the
Rutherfordton plant on Tuesday.
"This guy's a real showman, a real
diplomat," he said. "I think he's for
real. He considers his designs an art
The deal is the brainchild of
Suzanne Stafford of Colfax, N.C,
who owns her own international trade
company. In January, she was in
Moscow representing three American
companies when she was invited to
a Zaitsev fashion show. Also attend
ing was Tamara Kerim, the president
of Intertorg Inc., of California.
Intertorg is among about a half
dozen American trading companies
that sell products to the Soviet Union.
She and Stafford began talking about
getting Zaitsev's fashions to the U.S.
They convinced the Soviet ministry
to allow them to buy a three-year
license for the designs and, using
American fabric, sell the designs in
Stafford and Tanner agree that
Gorbachev's efforts to open the
Soviet Union to commercialization
played a large part in their successes
"Gorbachev has said that the
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Although the attack came at the
same time as Monday's stock market
plunge, fear of war probably had little
to do with the stock market or the
entire economy, economists said.
Stanley Black, UNC professor of
economics, said any link between the
attack and the crash would be
speculative or, at best, minimal.
Nor will the attack diminish inter
national confidence in American
markets, said Claude Clement,
Regional Economist for the Office of
the Near East, a part of the Inter
national Trade Administration.
Bodman said the attack may
positively affect foreign views of the
United States in the wake of the Iran
"The gulf states have questioned
our ability to keep those lanes open,"
Soviet 'Union is going to become a
world class commercial player, and
with great deliberation, and good
sense he has set about making it
happen," Stafford said recently.
Intertorg formed the House of
Zaitsev of San Francisco, the sales
and marketing arm for the American
collection of fashions. Intertorg will
buy certain patterns from the Russian
designer and then have the clothes
made here for sale nationwide.
Stafford decided she wanted a
North Carolina company to make the
"The point of the manufacturing
location was not that critical," she
said. "The quality is important, and
Tanner (Co.) has the history, the
track record, the machinery and the
willingness to do this."
The prototypes for the fashion
show will be made from Soviet
fabrics. Ater the show, the fashions
will be available to buyers.
Zaitsev will retain control over
what is being offered. The styles
selected by the buyers will be sent by
Intertorg to Tanner, which will cut
and make the fashions and deliver
them in time for spring.
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Shultz to meet with Soviets
for possible arms agreement
From Associated Press reports .
HELSINKI, Finlarid Secre
tary of State George Schuitz set
out for fog-shrouded Moscow by
train on Wednesday and said he
was certain he would make head
way on nuclear arms control in
two days of talks with Soviet
But he was guarded about
arrangements for a third Reagan
ttI think we and the Soviets both
agree meetings between the top
leaders are very desirable," Schuitz
said at a news conference in the
But, he said, summits must be
well prepared "and produce sub
Schuitz is scheduled to see
Foreign Minister Eduard She
vardnadze on Thursday and Com
munist Party General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev on Friday.
Schuitz said he hopes to clear
remaining hurdles to a treaty to
scrap U.S. and Soviet
intermediate-range nuclear mis
siles worldwide and to make
progress on curbing long-range
bombers, missiles and submarines.
Sodium may not be bad for you
BOSTON Challenging a
widely held belief, researchers say
new findings suggest that ordinary
table salt may be the only form
of sodium that raises people's
They cautioned that their ten
tative results, based on a small
study, must be confirmed by other
researchers before the results are
used to tell people what they can
safely eat. But if the results hold
up, they will overturn one of
medicine's often-repeated doc
trines: all sodium is bad for people
with high blood pressure.
Table salt is sodium chloride.
Other sodium compounds often
added to foods include sodium
bicarbonate or baking soda;
sodium ascorbate, a form of
vitamin C; the flavor enhancer
monosodium glutamate; and such
preservatives as sodium benzoate
and sodium nitrite. .
Table salt has long been known
to raise blood pressure in people
with hypertension. However, Dr.
R. Curtis Morris Jr., one of the
study's authors, said doctors
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frequently ask their patients to cut
back on all forms of sodium, not
"For many years, ' the words
'sodium' and 'salt' have been used
interchangeably," said Morris,
director of the General Clinical
Research Center at the University
"That was because people
thought that the only part of salt
that was important .was the ,
sodium component," he said. "We
are suggesting that it's not just
sodium. It's sodium and chloride." .
Plane near-misses increase
WASHINGTON - The
number of near-collision reports
involving commercial aircraft
jumped nearly 50 percent during
the first nine months of this year,
according to Federal Aviation.
There was disagreement Wed
nesday, however, among aviation
safety experts on the significance
of the increase on air safety.
The chairman of the National
Transportation Safety Board said
the sharp rise in near collisions
shows that travelers were exposed
to an "increased risk" of an aerial
collision during the past summer,
but the head of the FA A called
the statistical jump "not in itself
U.S. researcher wins Nobel
American researcher Robert
Solow won the Nobel Memorial
Prize in Economic Sciences Wed
nesday for explaining how certain
factors work together to make an
Solow, of Massachusetts Insti
tute of Technology in Cambridge,
Mass., won the prize for a
mathematical formula published
in 1956 that demonstrated how
factors like savings, capital, tech
nology and labor affect a nation's
Solow's work showed that even
though in the short run a country
can reach a higher level of growth
by ' increased savings, the long
range growth rate is determined
by technology and capital.
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