izi - War Criminal Drops Plans
to Attend Seminar in Midland
WASHINGTON (JTA)—Otto Am scribing Ambros as a "well-in-
bros, convicted Na'zi war crimina formed authority on the German
who managed a rubber factory a t chemical industry."
the Auschwitz death camp during
The Anti-Defamation League
World War II, has abandoned of Bnai Brith, the Jewish War
plans for a third visit to the Unite d Veterans and the Jewish Defense
States, a State Department spokes
League had demanded that Am-
bros be barred from entry.
The 70-year-old German scien-
The American Jewish Committee
tist had requested a special visa representive
here said that if Am-
from the American consulate at bros had legitimate business in the
Stuttgart to attend a seminar of
States "he has the right to
the Dow Chemical Co. at Midland, United
just as others have the
Mich. next Wednesday.
right to comment on what they
News of his request touched off think of him."
numerous protests among Jewish
The spokesman, Fred Scott of Goldwin Smith
the Bureau of Security and Con-
'az- Affairs, said the Stuttgart Franklin Lecturer
ulate had reported that Am-
Dr. Goldwin Smith, Franklin lec-
ros "has other commitments"
and would not come to the United turer for 1971, will present the
final lecture in the Leo M. Frank-
Scott also disclosed that an in- lin Memorial Lecture Series, 8 p.m.
vestigation showed Ambros had Wednesday in Upper DeRoy Audi-
been in the United States twice torium on the Wayne State Uni-
previously on special authoriza- versity campus. He will speak on
tion, required because he had "The Gates of Excellence." There
been sentenced by a war crimes is no charge for admission and
tribunal in Nuremberg in 1948 to the public is invited.
serve eight years in prison for
The series is named for the late
"misusing slave labor" as a rabbi of Temple Beth El who pio-
manager of the I. G. Farben neered in the field of improved
_ plant at Auschwitz.
relations among people of diverse
Slave laborers culled from Jew- creeds and races. Each year a
ish and other inmates at the death member of the WSU faculty who
camp lasted about three months has made a special contribution
at the rubber plant and about 25,- in the field of human relations is
000 of them employed by Farben named the Franklin Lecturer.
died. Sixty per cent of those
Dr. Smith is professor of history
brought to Auschwitz were gassed at WSU, Fellow of the Royal His-
at the death camp.
torical Society, the Guggenheim
Scott said Ambros came to the Foundation, and the Ford Founda-
United States in 1967 after the tion and author of a number of
State Department recommended to books.
the Justice Department a waiver
Other lectures in the 1971 series
on his eligibility which was grant-
presented by Dr. A. L. Rowse
ed. In 1969, the former Nazi re-
ceived a second visa, but this time of All Souls College, Oxford, and
Dr. J. H. Hexter of Yale Univer-
the United States consulate gave sity.
him the visa by local decision ap-
parently on the ground that the
Wayne State University Press
waiver granted in 1967 was suffi-
has published the texts of the Leo
cient for a second waiver.
Scott told the JTA that the Stutt- M. Franklin Memorial Lectures
were delivered in the 1968-69
gart consulate granted Ambros a that
visa early in April without refer-
Appearing under the title "Law
ring the request to Washington be-
Disorder—The Legitimation of
cause of the previous visas allowed
Aim. The spokesman said he had Direct Action as an Instrument of
no records to indicate whom Am- Social Policy," this is Volume XIX
bros visited during his previous in the published lectures delivered
in tribute to the late Rabbi Krank-
'tays in the United States.
On the third bid, the Dow firm
The current volume was com-
supported his application and • a
Dow spokesman was quoted as de- piled by Prof. Samuel I. Shuman,
1968-69 holder of the Franklin WSU
Participants in these lectures
whose addresses appear in this vol-
ume, in addition to Prof. Shuman,
were Tom C. Clark, Charles V.
Hamilton and Ernest van den Haag.
A variety of vital subjects is
dealt with in the new series of
books issued by Wayne State Uni-
"Portrait of Aphasia" by David
R. Knox deals with the problem of
loss of language skills and power
of communication and cerebrovas-
cular shocks. This book offers aid
to families of aphasic patients and
leads to an understanding of the
"Tax Incidence and Income Re-
distribution" is an introduction to
the subject of tax shifting and is
vital for an understanding of pub-
lic finance. It was written by Prof.
Horst Claus Recktenwald and was
translated f r o m the German by
Martha V. Stolper.
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MISS JACQUELINE EISMAN
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son of Mrs. Irving Shlom of Pat-
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