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FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1964



NAACP Backs Police Review




School Installs E lectronics'


EDITOR' NOTE: Following are ex-
cetpts from a statement by the Ann
Arbor Chapter of the National As-
soiaton for the Advancement of
Colored People on the Police review
Board proposal rejected by City
Council four weeks ago. The letter
will be read to Council Monday
night by chapter chairman Mrs.
Emrma M. Wheeler.
It is difficult for the NAACP
to understand Council's rejection
of Councilman (LeRoy) Cappaert's
proposal that bipartisan commit-
tee composed of Council mem-
bers be established for the purpose
of reviewing charges pertaining to
the Ann Arbor police.
The justification for a review
board . . . in no way turns on the
truth or falsity of such charges.
We are quite prepared to have
our charges put to the test of im-
partial inquiry. The need for some
sort of trusted review board derives
from widespread lack of confi-
dence in the manner in which the
police deal with situations involv-
ing racial factors.
We agree completely with the
following remarks ... by the New
York Civil Liberties Union:
Justified Grievances
"There is a widespread belief,
whether justified or not, that
Win Awards
For Relations,
Alumni, Study
The University and one of its
professors received three differ-
ent awards recently.,
The Ford Foundation revealed
yesterday that Prof. Robert M.
Stern oa the economics depart-
ment has been awarded a facul-
ty fellowship for the coming aca-
demic year.
Stern is one of 41 national
winners. He will leave Ann Ar-
bor for Rome latenext month to
spend a year with the Bank of
"taly in research on foreign trade
and Italian economic growth.
University alumni groups won
three, places in the 1964 "Alumni
Giving Incentive" awards spon-
sored by the American Alumni
The Michigan Alumni Fund was
awarded first place for improve-
ment in performance. It was sec-
ond only to the University of No-
tre Dame, a private school. And
first prize for fund raising went
to the Alumni Fund for direct
mail campaign for alumni giving.
The third major award was two
top places in the annual confer-
ence of the American College Pub-
lic Relations Association.
The University received a certifi-
Cate of special merit for internal
publications for its special Brien-
tation publication for new staff.
Another certificate of merit was
awarded to a series of promotion
publications for the University
Presidents Club.
At the same conference, Vice-
President for University Relations
Michael Radock was named na-
ional program chairman of the
association's 1965 convention.
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complaints by civilians of police
brutality and discrimination are
now not objectively and impartially
handled, that resort to the present
machinery designed, to deal with
civilian complaints is inadequate
for the redress of justified griev-
ances and indeed that the making
of a complaint is both futile and
dangerous . .
"Independent civilian boards
created in other cities to review
complaints against police officers
have contributed significantly to-
ward the improvement of relations
between the police department and
minority groups."
Unreasoned pleas to "Support
Your Local Police" cannot an-
swer such arguments.,
The essential argument for a
Review Board is, then, not that the
police have practiced discrimina-
tion, but that there is a wide-
spread belief that they have done
so, certainly among members of
the Negro community, but also
among many others. If these
charges are unjustified, then the
police have nothing to fear from
impartial inquiry. The result would
be restoration of confidence in
the police.
Restore Confidence
If the charges are justified, then
such a board would find fault and
facilitate the search for remedies
which would, in the long run, re-
store confidence.
Thus on the assumption that
the Council is concerned solely
with maintaining deserved con-
fidence in our police, it is in the
somewhat peculiar position of re-
jecting a proposal which cannot
help but serve that end ...
The only argument against such
a Review Board which seems to
have any weight is the fear that
if the charges are true and mem-
bers of the police force are ex-
posed, this will adversely affect
police morale and public confi-
dence in the short run. But surely,

this is contemptible reasoning-
for stripped to its bare essentials,
it in.,effect maintains that it is
quite all right to sacrifice the
legal rights of local citizens for
the sake of police morale and the
existing, undeserved public con-
fidence in our police.
ViewCh ances
For Golwater
(Continued from Page 1)
touring the country giving speech-
es and thus putting many local
party groups in his debt, Thomas
Midwest Conservative
In any case, Thomas said, most
Midwestern Republican organiza-
tions have always been rather con-
He saw a movement of the
Democrats to the right in order
Ito fill the "center" political
vacuum vacated by Goldwater's
nomination. This move-primarily
one of local organizational efforts
and policy formulation-will allow
the Democrats to pick up votes
among moderate Republicans,
Thomas thought.
But Goldwater has a fair chance
in big-bloc states like Ohio, Il-
linois, Wisconsin and California,
he said.
Bretton termed Pennsylvania
Gov. William Scranton's request
for party unity a definite sign
that Scranton is trying to con-
solidatecdelegate votes for a presi-
dential bid in 1968.
He did not think Goldwater
could win in Michigan. "Gov.
Romney's posture so far reflects
the realization that he can't win
the governdrship if tied too closely
to Goldwater. This is also the po-
sition of other politicians-Sen.
Kenneth Keating of New York,
Sen. Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania
-in state which Goldwater has
had to write off as losses," Bret-
ton said.

Grand Valley State College near
Grand Rapids is completing the
installation of the most massive
electronic teaching equipment in
the state.
The teaching tools include edu-
cational radio, educational tele-
vision and a range of other audi-
visual equipment.
The college, which opened in
1963, on an 876-acre site, has
sought to emphasize "advanced
and specialized work for the stu-
dent who wants it," according to
Miss Nancy Bryant, director of
public information.
Individual Stressed
The emphasis on the individual
is achieved by program and elec-
tronics integration of the pro-
gram and electdonics. Miss Bryant
explained that the object of elec-
tronics teaching is to free the
teacher "for continuous consulta-
tion with the student on an indi-
vidual basis."
She cited as an example the
basic studies courses offered to
freshmen. The school offers five
hours of such courses-at least
half transmitted by electrical de-
vices-,and a one or two-hour tu-
torial session with an instructor.
It is in these hours that Grand
Valley seeks to let the individual
"make his own imprint education-
The freshman courses also have
seminar sessions 'that "combine
the three most valuable means to
disseminate information--lecture,
tutorial, and seminar," she said.
These are found rarely at other
The mainstay of the student's
life outside the classroom is the
study carrell. It serves as a stan-:
dard library carrell, but is also in
some cases equipped with a variety
of audio and visual aids.
The audio portions available
include short and long-play tape
recordings in languages, music and
dramatics. By means of an AM
and FM radio tuning system more
than 310 different "programs" of
instruction can be piped into the
carrell's earphones. '

THIS STUDY CARREL is designed to let the individual prog-
ress at his own speed. Installed at Grand Valley State College
near Grand Rapids, it features audio-visual equipment which
can, in part, replace the lecturer and library.
Visually, the carrell offers live -general cultural programs fo
closed-circuit television presenta- the entire eight-county area
tions from all teaching rooms and would serve;
laboratories. In addition, a "sys- --a program of adult educatic
tem control center" transmits which would be co-ordinated wit
films, slides and demonstrations the extension services of the Un
which can be played back. This versity, MSU and Wayne Sta
permits the student to advance University;
his knowledge at his own pace. -a building program whic
Centralized would provide classroom and ad
The entire audio-visual systems ministrative facilities by 196
are stored in centralized locations This date was beaten by two year
and linked together. Not only can Both the University and MS
the audio-visual programs be sent were reported to have expresse
from carrell to classroom, but interest in setting up a branch t
they may be transmitted and Grand Rapids as late as 1960.
shown in the classroom itself.
The establishment of Grand Ironically, Jamrich also block(
Valley, the 10th state-supported the University's bid to establish
institution in Michigan, was push- branch at Delta College. The 1S1
ed by a Committee to Establish a dean authored the "pigg-bacl
Four-Year College (CEFYC) which plan which called for Delta co
formed officially in 1958. lege tonremain two separate in
The college was finally estab- stitutions.
lished by legislative statute in
1960 which stipulated that the
nine-man board-in-control wouldA cross
have to raise $1 million-which it d enJh .Jmiho
did. Dean John X. Jamrich of
Michigan State University was
also instrumental in the organiza- C a p
tion of the college.
He did a preliminary report in :
the late 1950s which advocated The Audio-Visual Educatic
four-year independent college to Center's film program will off,
meet the educational needs in the Baos in t Mtiry"an Rr
Balloon" in the Multipurpose Rzr
The report prescribed the fol- of the UGLI at 1:30 p.m.
lowing features for the institution: C
-strong undergraduate liberal Shoulder Arms ..
arts offerings; Cinema Guild will present Cha:


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The Daily Official Bulletin is an
official publication of the Univer-
sity of Michigan for which The
Michigan Daily assumes no editorial
responsibility. Notices should be sent
in TYPEWRITTEN form to Room
3564 Administration Building before
2 p.m. of the day preceding publica-
tion, and by 2 p.m. Friday for Satur-
day and Sunday.
Day Calendar
National Band Conductors Conference
-Registration, Michigan Union Ball-
room, 8 a.m.
Audio-Visual Education Center Film
Preview"What's in a Story" and "Red'
Balloon": Multipurpose Room, Under-
graduate Library, 1:30 p.m.
Cinema. Guild-Charlie Chaplin in
"Shouder Arms" plus shorts: Architec-
ture Aud., 7 anid 9 p.m.
University Players, Dept. of speech
Production-Samuel Spewak's 'tUnder
the Sycamore Tree": Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre, 8:30 p.m.
Dept. of Astronomy Visitors Night
-william A. Calder, Visiting Profes-
sor from Agnes Scott College, Deca-
tur, Ga., "From Galileo to Galaxies,"
to observe Moon and Star Cluster:.
Aud. D, Angell Hall, 8:30 p.m.
School of Music Degree Recital -
Donna Newman, soprano: Recital Hall,
School of Music, 8:30 p.m.j
Astronomical Colloquium: Fri., July
17, 4 p.m., Room 807, Physics-Astrono-
my Bldg. Dr. Bengt E. Westerlund,
Mount Stromlo Observatory, Canberra,
Australia, will speak on "Population I
in the Large Magellanic Cloud."
Astronomy Dept. Visitors' Night: Fri.,
July 17, 8:30 p.m., Aud. D, Angell
Hall. Dr. William A. Calder will speak
'From Galileo to Galaxies." After the
lecture the Student Observatory on
the fifth floor of Angell Hall will
be open for inspection and for tele-
scopic observations of the Moon, and

a Star Cluster. Children welcomed.
but must be accompanied by adults.
Doctoral Examination for Stanley Ger-
ald Prussin, Chemistry; thesis: "Radio-
chemical Separations through Recoil
Reactions and the Partial Characteriza-
tion of 133 Teg," Fri., July 17, 3003
Chemistry Bldg., at 2 p.m. Co-Chrm.
W. W. Meinke and A. A. Gordus.
General Notices
Students, College of Engineering: The
final day for dropping courses with-
out record will be Fri., July 17. A
course may be dropped only with the
permission of the classifier after con-
ference with the instructor.
The following schools have recorded
vacancies for the school year 1964-65:
Sylvania, Ohio-H.S. Chemistry.
Wakefield, Mich.-Instrumental Mu-
sic (may have some vocal also).
Howard City, Mich.-Jr. High Math
(Coaching if desired), K, 1 & 2 grades,
5th, 6th, H.S. Soc. St.
Sanford, Mich.-Jr. High Science; Sr.
High Science; Sr. High Boys Phys. Ed.,
Elem. 1 & 3, H.S.-Lib., Engl., Ind.
Arts & Gen. Crafts (J.H.).
Mesick, Mch.-High Sch.Science, in-
including physics, chemistry & biology;
Am. History, Engl./Journ.; Engl., Coun-
Holland, Mich.-High School - Sci-
ence (7th & 8th), Math (comb. Jr. &
Sr. High).
Rock Falls, III.-Men's Phys. Ed. and
Driver Ed.-Jr. varsity basketball coach.
For additional information contact the
Bureau of Appointments, 3200 SAB,
663-1511, Ext. 3547.

were not furnished but may be ob-
tained from the Indian Embassy/High
Commission / Consulate. Applications
must be returned by July 20. A bro-
chure describing the opportunities is
available at the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 3200 SAB.
Branford Recreation Dept., Branford,
Conn.-Opening for a Girls Director of
Girls & Ladies Activities. Duties would
include admin., operating, conducting
a town wide prog. of activities for all
girls & women in the community. Per-
tinent bkgd.
Swift & Co., Chicago, Ill.-Many &
various openings including: Adv., Ho-
tel, Restaurant & Institutional Sales,
Marketing Trainee-beef, Mktg. An-
alyst, Chemists, Merchandising-Sales
Promotion Trainee; Agri. Economist,
Purchasing Trainees, Manager Trainee,
Children's Home in Lower Michigan-
Director of Home Life-bale (married).
Live in. Responsible for handling prob-
lems of approx. 200 children & the
house mothers. Children live in cot-
tages on the ground with house moth-
er. Ages range from pre-sch. to high
school. All normal children. At least
BA degree, MSW pref. Exper. neces-
sary. Should be over 30.
Michigan Civil Service-i. Accountant
Examiner II-2 yrs. college with not
less than 12 hrs. in acc't. 2. Medical
Lab. Supv. IA-BS in chem., zoo., med.
tech. or bacti. 2 yrs. medical lab. ex-
per. 3. Architectural Engnr. III-BA
in Arch., Civil or Arch. Engrg. 3 yrs.
For further information, please call
General Div., Bureau of Appointments,
3200 SAB, Ext. 3544.

Reaction Good
To Radio Link
Initial response to a proposed
Educational Communications Sys-
tem (ECS)-a plan to link the na-
tion's colleges and universities in
a live non-commercial radio net-
work--has been "extremely en-
Jerrold Sandler, on leave from
the University to serve as ECS
project director, gave this opin-
ion at the 1964 Summer Speech
Conference yesterday. Sandler is
?roduction manager of WtIOM, the
University's radio station.
The basic aim of ECS "is to
improve the quality and avail-
ability of education by fostering
inter - institutional cooperation
through electronic interconnec-
tion," he said.
ECS envisions such possibilities
as a classroom lecture by an in-
ternational authority being heard
live by students in many schools
throughout the country or a col-
lege president flicking a switch at
his desk to be in conference with
the heads of a dozen other col-



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