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Voices of Civilization 'Program

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The University's Sesquicenten- highest honors given: to anthro- William Bidelman of the astron- While at the University, the 70-
nial program "Voices of Civiliza- pologists in the United States omy department, Chandrasekhar's year-old Urey will stay at Inglis
tion" begins officially today with and to those in England, respec- faculty sponsor. House. He will speak on Monday
a concert by the Chicago Sym- tively, by members of their field; Chandrasekhar will also partic- at 8 p.m. on "Cosmology," Tuesday
phony Orchestra, which will pre- and he has acquired an inter- ipate in a dialogue with Nobel at 2 p.m. on "The Origin of Life"
miere a work by Roger Sessions. national reputation for his work Prize winning chemist Harold and partake in a panel discussion,
After the concert a reception will in studying the economics and Urey in Rackham Lecture Hall which will include Jean Piaget, t
be held for the conference guests anthropology of the primitive Monday evening at 8 p.m. Bidel- French psychologist, on Thursday
tticket and invitation only), cultures of Polynesia, New Gui- man said the discussion would be at 2 p.m.
The main conference events be- nea, and the Malay Archipelago. one of general interest concern- All public lectures will meet at
gin tomorrow. At 2 p.m., Vladimir Beardsley describes Firth as ing theoretical implications rath- Rackham. The previously announ-
Fock will speak in Rackham Am- "one of those rare persons who er than strictly scientific matters. ced lecture at 11 a.m. on Monday
phitheatre. At 4 p.m., M. G. has shown that he can rough it Chandrasekhar was born in has been canceled. Throughout
Candau will discuss "A World Per- I
spective on Health" in Rackham (stand up under rugged condi- India and educated at Cambridge, Urey's stay, he will meet in private
Lecture Hl tions), and mine out some intel- England. He is a noted authoriLy seminars with University profes-
Lecture Hall. lectual gold to present to people in his field of theoretical astro- sors and graduate students.
Also at 4 p.m., Sir Geoffrey in elegant and attractive writ- physics, and has written four ' *
Taylor will discuss "Simple Ideas
inSine nRc~a mh-ing." !books on stellar dynamics, radio- Ct;
theatre and Jerzy Kurylowicz will Firth will participate on Wed- active transfer, and hydro-dynam-
sheakonrState and t K Ry ise oI nesday, at 10 a.m. in Rackham ics. He is also editor of the Astro- Severei Ochoa, a Nobel Prize
speak on "State and the Rise of Lecture Hall, in a. public sym- physical Journalwinner medicine, is professor
Contemporary Linguistics" in Aud. p Jr and chairman of the department
A. posium with Gunnar Myrdal, * adcirnofteeptm t
i m wof biochemistry at New York Uni-
At 8 p.m., Pietro Belluschi will Swedish economist, and Theo-
speak in the Architecture Aud., dosius Dobzhansky, A m e r i c a n versityn Schoh l UfvMrdiy'n", ans
one of the University's "Voices
Dean Acheson will speak at Hill geneticist, on the topic Social of Civilization" guests.
Aud. and Harold Urey and Sub- Enfranchisement of Minorities; a
rahmanyan Chandrasekhar will Cross-Cultural View." This dis- I anion Ae rizs
speak in Rackham Lecture Hall. cussion will center on problems thi istrnA mrican
(Short sketches of some of these faced by minority groups through- ri interin roin ion-
guests and their . activities this out the world in achieving full for h pinetin ork in bak-
week follow.) freedom to participate in all areas .ing the genetic code. He was the
of society. first person to synthesize RNA:
'irtl Also Wednesday, at 3 p.m outside of the living cell.
Firt Alo wenesayat 3p~m inHis discoveries were a major
Prof. Raymond W. Firth, Brit- Aud A, Firth will lecture to an factorim ding werea mj-r
ish social anthropologist whose Anthropology 222 (Introduction factor in tying together chemis-
specialty is the study of Polynes- to Primitive Cultures) class. try and genetics. He will be giv-
ian primitive cultures, is one of Thursday, he will deliver a. major a ic te, BGntic
the participants in the Univer- public lecture, "Freedom and I Expression in the RNA Bacterial
sity's Sesquicentennial program Authority: Personal Problems in Virus," Wednesday at the Rack-
"Voices of Civilization." a World of Changing Belief" at ham Amphitheatre. A seminar,
Firth, who will appear in a 4 p.m. in Aud A. Ctd Itiesion thd Tei
symposium Wednesday morning In addition to his field research tion ad Termited
and deliver a major public lec- concerning primitive societies, tion," will be held for interested
ture Thursday afternoon, has as Firth has studied the frequency students on Thursday at 4 p.m.
his faculty sponsor Prof. Richard with which English families as-
Beardsley of the anthropology sociate with their kin, and also has also set aside Friday from 10-
feuardseyn t h tg meaning an unctions of art 11 a.m. when he will be free for
department. pthena meaning wih sadnds
Born in New Zealand, Firth re- in primitive cultures. personal interviews with students
ceived his M.A. degree at the A social scientist who has lived at 6423 Medical Science.
University of New Zealand and with and has had sympathy for E
his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the primitive people and, who in ad- .llisoni
London School of Economics and dition, has -been a top-level gov- Ralph Ellson, noted American
Political Science. He did early ernment advisor on Africa, Firth novelist, essayist and lecturer, s
field research in Tikopia, a Brit- is "a very flexible person," ac- on campus this week for the
ish Solomon Islands Protectorate, cording to Beardsley, "able to "Voices of Civilization" program.
in 1928. This is an area in which deal with ministers of state and Urey Ellison is best known for a
he has retained a life-long in- Polynesian fishermen equally collection of essays entitled
terest and about which he has well." Nobel Prize winner Harold Urey, "Shadow and Act" and his con-
written six of his 13 major pub- a leading American chemist and aow nd A T n isibl-
writen ix f hi 13majr pu- hlde of iften onorry egrestemporary novel "The -Invisible
lications. Chnrska holderkof fifteen honorary degrees, Man. This novel was lauded by
His first important book was .4andrasekhar will speak on cosmology, the origin a panel of 200 authors, critics,
"We, the Tikopia: A Sociological Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, of life and the future of science as and editors as the most distin-
Study of Kinship in Primitive noted astrophysicist from the part of the University's Sesquicen- guished novel of the 1945-1965
Polynesia" (1936), which record- University of Chicago, is on cam- tennial program. Urey will meet period. It also received the Na-
ed findings made in Tikopia in pus this week to present three lec- with faculty and graduate student tional Book Award and the Na-
1928. Other publications include: tures in the "Voices of C-viliza- groups and present public lectures tional Publishers' Award for 1953.
"Human Types" (1938), "Ele- tion" program. at Rackham. While on campus, Ellison is the
ments of Social Organization" The series is entitled "Aspects Although Urey's current inte- guest of Prof. Marvin Felheim
(1951), and "Tikopia Ritual and of General Relativity Bearing on rests center on cosmology, he first of the English department. "'The
Belief" (1967). Astronomy." It will be presented studied zoology and taught chem- Invisible Man'," said Felheim, "is,
Firth joined the faculty of the Tuesday at 4:15, Wednesday at istry. As a chemist, he did research without a doubt, the most signifi-
London School of Economics in 10:15, and Thursday at 4:15, in on heavy water and hydrogen sub- cant work since Faulkner," he
1932 and has been a professor room 182 of the Physics Astron- sequently winning a Nobel Prize said
there since 1944. He has earned omy Building. for his work. Educated at small Ellison will meet with Swedish
two major awards - the Viking The lectures will be "technical schools in Indiana and Montana, economist and sociologist Karl
Fund Medal (1959) and the Hux- talks" of special interest to grad- Urey now teaches at the University Gunnar Myrdal in a joint discus-
ley Memorial Medal (1959)-the uate students according to Prof. of California in San Diego. sion entitled "The American Ra-
cial Problem," Oct. 4 at 8 p.m.
NEED EW CORSE.in Hill Aud.
NEED NEW COURSE: During his three-day stay, Elli-
son will be available for private

ture Hall at 2:30 betioi his de-
A native of Oklanoma City,
Ellison has studied at the Tuske-
gee Institute in Alabama. He has
taught creative writing and lec-
tured on American Negro culture
and folklore at such American.
institutions as Princeton, Ben-
nington, Rutgers, Fisk, Ai tioct,

owtcz ha
and hast
and mos
tunities t
on topics
will speak

s retui1 ed sevral tumes
taught at Stanford. MIT
t recently t1964-66) at
ts will have two oppor-
o hear Kurylowicz lecture
of great linquistic un-
during the "Voices of
on" program. Kurylowicz
k on the "State and Rise
emporary Linguisics" on
Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in Aud.
n "Functional and Struc-
erentiation in Language"
day at 4 p.m. in Aud. B.
wicz will also be avail-
meet students informally
his week in the Gunn
506 East Liberty.

New York University, and Co- 01f .~Ui
lumbia. Monday,
A and or
g - .gtural Dif
Reischauer onThurs
Ambassador, historian, writer, Kurylo
translator, professor. Any one of able to z
these titles would be indicative of during t
great accomplishment. But the Building,
fact is, they all apply to Edwin
0. Reischauer, one of America's
most famous diplomats.
Reischauer, one of many great 3
men to be on campus for the
Voices of Civilization program,
has an impressive record of sere -
ice to America and is known as
one of America's finest educator;:
Reischauer served as ambassa
dor to Japan from 1961 to 1966,
when he resigned to accept a
university professorship at Har-
vard, thus terminating one of
the most notable tenures of ser-
ice in the history of Americ a
diplomacy. He is easily the most
familiar American in Japan, andr
is held in high esteem there.
Perhaps the most appropriate
analysis of Reischauer's achieve-
ment is that by Robert Ward, the
director of the Center for Jap-
anese Studies, professor of politi-
cal science, and an old friend of!
"One of the reasons for his
success is the versatility with
which he has been able to func- Joinin
tion in the many fields he's in." centenni
Reischauer's first post with A. Sam
the State Department was as a economis
senior research analyst in 1941. ed guest
He became chairman of the Ja- j"Voices
pan-Korea Secretariat and was ! Samue
a special assistant to the director old grad
of the Office of Far Eastern Af-'his, Pros
fairs of the State Department Institute
from 1945 to 1946. In 1943, he Born
went to Japan as a member of the ceived hi
Cultural Science Mission. 1936. Sit
- omist ha
- - to the s
Kurylowi cz t h
Jerzy Kurylowicz, renowned As pro
authority on Slavic languages and Massach
considered by his faculty spon- nology,
sor, Prof. Herbert Paper of the ' h y
linguistics department to be "the achieven
outstanding scholar in his field," ofxpuboi;
last visited the University in the textbook
summer of 1957 when he taught ployed b
at the Linguistics Institute. all over
Kurylowicz, a professor of ln- Morga
guistics at the Polish University most rec
j ofKrakow and chairman of the the field
linguistics committee of the Polish the absE
Academy of Sciences, has traveled produce
extensively in the United States. necessity
Since his first trip here in 1931 projects,
to teach at Yale University, Kuryl- I grounds.

nt ieciyi the a eek, od
Morgaan eXlite(I tih t a
appendectomy w\ill delay S u
son's arival tii Tuesay
That 'temit, howver, ia u
publi lecture, bnii held i ark
ham Lecture Hall. on "sein Cor
rent Economic Problems" .0 E 11,11
will begin a strenuous seri > ol
public and private alppemae s
Highlightin Samelson's visi
will be an opett discusion v h
gtaduate situdet it econnies on
Wednesday a t 10:30 am:. ini i te
Coffee Room of he conme
Bldg.; a seminar for gradute t
dents and faculty at .:00 p m. in
the Economics Bldg., and ndii-
dual appoitnents.
Swedish biochentist Ane W.
Tiseliuswon the 1943 Nobel Pr'ze
for Chemistry tor his io e
of a method for the separaion and
purification of substances wit I
large molecules.
According to Proi J . ne'ey
of the biophysics depatment Di
ITiselius' work opened the xx
for the modern methods of x ok
ing with large'proteis,"
Tiselius has long bet act :nme
both Swedish and international
organizations. He took a impor -
ant part in the reor.ami".ion o f
scientificr esearch in Sxverden n
the years following World War
II in his positin as chairma of
the Swedish Natural Science Re-
search Council (1946-501, and of
the Research Committee of the
Swedish Cancer Society, 1951-
He was President of the inter-
national Union of Pure and Ap-
plied Chemistry 4.195- 1955 be-
came Vice-President of the Nobtl
Foundation (1947) anc was its
President (1960-1964). At preset
Tiselius is Chairman of the Nobel
Committee for Chemistry, having
served as a menber sine 1946.
Tiselius will speak on "Scine
Aspects of the Work of the NobeI!
Foundation" Wednesday, Oct. 4
in the Rackham Amphitheater.
Monday, Tiselius will addwres
advanced biochemistry students in
a lecture open to the public on
'"Molecular Sieving" in room M7-
330 of the Medical Science Build-,
ing. Tuesday at the same time and

mtinex il be a session for
>t m an nly dunn xxInch Tise-
it> il .~pak; on "Seine Exper-
S i nifi Eduaion."
'flnt ~ayat 2 p m. 'ilius will
take 'ir lit tie anl discussion
~ ~, En Sciec Future" in
tic tn Lecture hil.
M 1i' rl al hias invited Tise-
dint i'e eithe
Mo~nda' nin Tuesday aftt'
to .
"' ' 4
i' dn 1wRoal
Sir !oIbxa or, teain"I -
l i rith iphyes-
"iot , :ill o 4n ex
k'LA . ow of(th fea unegetns
O Mn i ayi at 4 N sthe
I ak ham .rc ' aio he v
a ialon ''SttiNe Ideasn Sci-
ot4 pn, he xxi spea~k em a'Eer-
I' a nid on 'hnt'sdy a 2mpa-
lie xvii hol ant in ui metin
leu ( oiiei' unces hovin of the
,x brn a s beondk wistfo
his excai xrtal mxork ihn aero
unaoln irsan mcteoi'ogy Ilismar-
scareh on Ilnids in motion to a
51tiy f xvniun seria tooon
ad :n exainnanon of shock
'1 a uei noted for his inventive
ui preplire mitd, Following
World War I, he became a Yarrow
Reearh Professo for the Royal
It has servd the British gov-
ernmetnt as a imemnbet' of the Civil
Defense R esearch Cotnmittee since
1939. He was knighted for his con-
tributions to British science in
Taylor, hoxxever, pi'efers to de-
scribe himself as an "amateur" or
"freclatce" scientist. He is also an
accomplised pilot, sailor, and ex-
plorer. le has sailed to within 100
muies of thte Artic Circle, and has
w \alked xvith his wife across the
anexplore d w\est end of Borneo.

; the University's Sesqui-'
al Celebration, Prof. Paul,
auelson, world-renowned
t, is one of 21 distinguish-
ts participating in thej
of Civilization" program.
lson's official escort is an.
uate school classmate of
I James Morgan of the
of Social Research.
in 1915, Samuelson re-
is Ph.D. from Harvard in
rce that time, the econ-
s devoted imtensive efforts
tudy and explanation of
c theory in practice.
fessor of economics at the
usetts Institute of Tech-
Samuelson's spectrum of
nent ranges from hundreds
shed articles to numerous
s on economic theory, em-
y colleges and universities
the country.
n noted that Samuelson 's
ent research has been in
of "public goods," where
once of market tends to
problems in assessing the
and value of community
like parks and play-


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R omney Finishes Slu
Hears U.S. 'Voice of.

PITTSBURGH (/P-Gov. George
Romney ended a 19-day tour of
the nation's slums yesterday and
said he was more convinced than
ever that "unless we reverse course
and build a new America the old
America will be destroyed."

The statement urged that Rom-
new withdraw from any considera-
tion for the GOP presidential nom-
ination "and let your party select
some candidate who can under-
stand the difference between good
information and bad in something
Tncctha, trn 7P~_.z"

From his experience in the De- ltntwo years.
troit rioting and from listening With the slum trip under his
to the "voice of revolt in U.S. belt, Romney plans to visit Europe
ghettos," Romney said, he con- in November and Southeast Asia
cluded that this summer's rioters late in December, apparently to
had "the tacit support of the bulk spend Christmas with the GIs in
of the Negro community." Vietnam.
Destruction of "old America," Although Romney is reported
he said in an interview, might ready to announce his candidacy
he aidin n iteriew miht next month-possibly in a tele-
"come through open rebellion with n m -"
bullets, cannon, and all the violent vision "report to the people" on
means imaginable." his trip-the governor will only
O', he added, it might come say he will announce his inten-
mad or tions before the end of the year.
from the "dry rot" of the major- So far, Romney said, his sup-
ity's indifference of the aspirations porters have been unable to buy
of the minorities, nalf an hour of prime television
Greeted by Pickets time in order to make his planned1
The Michigan governor-an un- '"report to the people."
declared candidate for the Repub- i Romney's urban tour took him to!
lican presidential nomination- 13 urban states and covered more
concluded a 10,000-mile coast-to- than 10,000 miles. It included visits'
coast inspection of the nation's to Washington, Rochester, N.Y.,
urban problems yesterday in Pitts- New York City, Indianapolis, St.
burgh. Louis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, San
As the governor arrived at the !Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta,
Alcoa building for a briefing on Florence, S.C., Philadelphia, Bos-
housing, he found 10 pickets who ton and Pittsburgh.
identified themselves as being 1 The Michigan governor insists
Young Americans for Freedom. 1the trip was "as nonpolitical as
In a statement the pickets jump- you can make it." But although
ed on Romney's statement that the tour took him to the big-city
his original support for the Amer- trouble spots, it also put him in
ican involvement in Vietnam was the limelight in the states that will
due to a "brain washing" he re- Isend big delegations to the Repub-
ceived by U.S. generals and diplo- lican nominating convention in
mats during a visit to the war Miami next August.
zone in 1965. Asked if he thought that this

discussion with students in the
t 1 f ou r . English department between 10
a.m. and noon on Thursday. He
will also be present at the Hop-
wood tea that afternoon from
RlEllison will conclude his visit
identification with Negro and slum to the University on Friday. He
problems would hurt him with par- will appear at a luncheon hosted,
ty conservatives, Romney had said by President and Mrs. Harlan
he is "absolutely indifferent" to Hatcher at the Michigan League
political consequences. at 12:30 p.m. and at the Convoc-
Romney said he couldn't con- tion ceremony at RackharnLec-
ceive of "any more unbearable
situation" than trying to cope
with the problems of the cities
'unless you've made clear the
problems exist."
Generally his aides and others
felt the trip has helped rather
than hurt Romney politically. Hefi
shook scores of hands, cut ribbons
at Negro stores, gave San Francis-
co hippies a lecture on temperance -TON IG HT-
and ate watermelon with former
Black Panther militants.
Concern for Cities Increases MARIUS TRILOGY
All in all, Romney says his tripA
has heightened his concern with PART I: MARIUS
the problems of the cities. .
He said one of his aims on his
long inspection tour was to see if
there were any glimmers of hope Dir. Marcel Pegnol,1931
"and indeed there are." French, subtitles
But, Romney added, "it will re-f
quire massive applications of suc- featuring Raimu-
cessful concepts all across the great French comedian
country to cope with the needs."
The things that Romney said A vivid picture of
stand out most in his mind are French provincial life
the need for capital for Negro and Marseilles
businesses and the need for hous- in the 30's.
Romney praised the leadership
he has seen and said "the latent 7:00 &r9:05
talent for leadership in the ghet-
to, which is equaltothat of the ARCHITECTURE
suburb, must be tapped." ADTRU
And Romney cautioned that
"time is running out for those
who have responsibilities for the STILL ONLY 50c -
tranquilty of the nation."




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