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Seventy-Five Years of Editorial Freedom


May Feature
Noted Expert
Day-Long Teach-In
On Chinese Affairs
To Be Held in April
Sources have indicated that
Owen Lattimore, America's great-
est expert on China "before the
McCarthy era, will come from
England to participate in a China
teach-in on April 3.
The teach-in itself will consist
" Speeches and discussions on
internal China, modern Chinese
history and current affairs will
compose the afternoon sessions.
Later in the afternoon faculty
will conduct seminars in Mason
Hall on Chinese history and
0 U.S.-Chinese relations will be
discussed at night beginning with
two speeches, one defending the
government's policy and the other
criticizing it. Discussions and sem-
inars will follow the speeches.
A spokesman said the China
teach-in will parallel last year's
Viet Nam teach-in. He said he
hoped this teach-in will act as an
impetus to analysis of U.S. policy.
Abysmal Ignorance
Di Lorenzi felt that America's
current policy is allowed because
of the overall ignorance of the
natures of the questions involved.
"The people do not have enough
information to challenge the gov-
ernment," he said.
Di Lorenzi calls our knowledge
of China "abysmally deficient"
and feels this conference can help
supplement it. He felt it might
also make people aware of the
enormity of the problems in this
area so they could become in-
terested enough to use the facili-
ties the University offers in Asian
Prof. Anatol Rapoport, of the
Mental Health Research Institute,
one of the sponsors of the teach-
in, feels it will bring to light
" . the history, conditions and
problems of the country, issues not
sufficiently discussed."
Rapoport says that while this
one conference will probably not
have any immediate effect on our
policies in Asia, the cumulative
w effect of wide discussion and
knowledge of the teach-in, could
be important. He also felt this
teach-in will show the government
that there is ". . . a strong and
enlightened group of people who
do not support the government's
Asian policies."
Besides faculty from the Univer-
sity there will be people from
Wayne State University, Michigan
State University, Western Michi-
gan University, and Eastern
Michigan. The people sponsoring
the conference are also asking
the State Department to send
representatives to defend the
government's position.
From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. concen-
trating on internal China and
modern Chinese history, there will
be two major speeches on China's
modern history, regional relations
and current affairs. Later there
will be a discussion on China's

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A resolution censuring Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity for
"having a party whose theme could be regarded 'in poor taste by
a number of members of the community" was passed last night by
the Fraternity Presidents' Assembly.
Charges had been leveled against DKE fraternity by Nelson
Lande, '67, president of Zeta Beta Tau, for holding a "Nazi theme
party," complete with swastikas, a band dressed up as Nazis,
and a member delivering Hitler's inferno speech,
Mark Lippincott, '67, president of DKE, maintained, that
the party had an "Iron Cross theme and that there were no
purposefully political overtones to the party." He admitted,
however, that some members "did get out of hand near the end
of the party and that these members were disciplined."
Included in the FPA resolution was a statement recognizing
that "the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity has subsequently exer-
cised proper responsibility in this matter."
Michigan Attorney General Frank Kelley will release his
legal opinion on Regent Eugene B. Power's business relationship
with the University at 9:15 a.m. today in Lansing. His investi-
gation into a possible conflict of interest on the part of Regent
Power, who is president of University Microfilms Inc. came after
a Daily story last Oct. 23.
The opinion is expected to provide the definitive answer as
to whether or not a conflict of interest situation exists.
. .
At its- regular meeting last night, Student Government
Council moved to support University President Harlan Hatcher's
right to express his view on Viet Nam, expressing their dissatis-
faction with the criticism leveled at him in a recent Detroit
News edtorial for speaking out publicly on government policy.
Myra Roper, lecturer in Chinese education at Monash Uni-
versity in Melbourne, Australia, will show two movies and present
a speech on China today at 4 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of
the UGLI. Miss Roper, who is a famous Australian television
personality, is considered to be an expert on contemporary
China, having visited the country in 1958, 1963 and 1965.
The Engineering Council last night passed a resolution
supporting the present policy of the Selective Service with regard
to deferments of college students.
The resolution stated that a random draft selection among
college students, as proposed by the literary college faculty,
would be detrimental to the national interest because "it com-
pletely disregards the principle of efficient use of manpower on
which our society is based."
University students won more Woodrow Wilson fellowships
than any other school except Harvard University, it was an-
nounced yesterday. With 39 winners, the University more than
doubled the total number of students awarded the fellowships
last year.
Three winners omitted from yesterday's list in The Daily
were: Barry Bluestone, '65; Fred L. Bookstein, '65, and William
S. Moran, '66.
Long Distance
A group of students at Michigan State University have
accused the administration and Student Publications Board of
"monopoly censorship" for the alleged suppression of several
independent student publications. The students claim that it is
impossible for any independent student publications to financially
and legally exist under the present regulations at MSU.
The charges involve an independent newspaper, "The Paper,"
an independent literary magazine and two student political pub-
lications. The Student Publications Board has sole authority
over all student publications sold on campus. "The Paper" has
managed to exist temporarily through the use of a fund drive
permit obtained through the student government, but has been
unsuccessful in its attempt to secure sales permission from the
administration or the publications board.

Daiy-Thomas R. Copt
Another sit-in at the local draft board? No. Maybe they're waiting to get tickets to tonight's playoff game at Iowa City? Wrong again.
These die-hard film enthusiasts queued up early last night in a line stretching down the corridors of the Architecture Auditorium,
awaiting the beginning of the second session of the Fourth Ann' Arbor Creative Arts Festival. Mixed audiences of University students
and area residents saw experimental films ranging from camp trivia to serious drama. Among those movies shown were "The Flicker,"
which was preceeded by the warning that it "might cause epileptic fits for which the producers were not responsible" and which con-
sisted of 20 minutes of flickering, blank film. More detailed reviews appear on Page 2.
'U',Research Laboratory Receives

Ask Growth
Of Tuskegee
Haber, Hays Seek
Expanded Student
Interest in Program
Special To The Daly
TUSKEGEE, Ala.-Increased in-
terest in enriching the exchange
program between the University
and . Tuskegee Institute was ex-
pressed by both Dean William
Haber and Asst. Dean William
Hays of the literary college yes-
terday during their one-day visit
Hays said that a recently formed
committee for Tuskegee relation-
ships hopes to enlarge both stu-
dent and faculty exchanges be-
tween the two literary colleges,
and Haber said that his "general
impression is affirmative" and he
feels "this beginning is worth
working on further."
Tuskegee Institute, a predomi-
nately Negro university in south-
ern Alabama has been in close co-
operation with the University for
several years, and this year an
exchange program was instituted.
Last fall *12 Tuskegee students at-
tended the University, and pres-
ently there are seven University
students at Tuskegee. In addition
Prof. Kaufman of the philosophy
department is spending the year
here as an exchange teacher.
Favorable Reaction
The seven University students,
as well as Kaufman, haveSaid
they believe the exchange to be
extremely interesting and valuable
and are all enjoying their stay
Haber said that he and Hays
came here to "get the feel of the
situation" and he expressed his
belief that the United States "has
an overwhelming obligation to
raise the quality of education for
Negro youth." He added that a
school with a wide range of ex-
perience, such as the University,
can contribute toward this school.
Inerease Participation
According to Hays, until re-
cently the exchanges have been
handled primarily by the Office
of Academic Affairs. "Although
the literary college has just come
into it," he said, "we have felt for
sometime that we would like to
participate strongly in the pro-
Hays continued by saying that
a. primary goal of his committee
would be to. increase publicity of
the literary college and make more
regular permanent arrangements
for the faculty and student ex-
Several of his ideas for the fu-
ture are:
-To recruit teachers through
the -different departments. This
would enable the college to dis-
cover where teachers are needed
so that both Tuskegee and the
University could "train advan-
-To inform the literary school
counselors about the program.
Hays felt that, if the counselors
were enthusiastic about this pro-
gram, they could interest students
in it.
-To try to get Tuskegee faculty
members to come for the summer
session at the University as an
alternative to the regular term.
Hays said that this would cor-
respond to the University's effort
to expand the third term, and
would not interfere with the reg-
ular Tuskegee school year.


Weather Satellite



By JOSEPH TOMLINSON transmitted every six minutes, and pictures, however, can provide a cost. Because of this satellite,
The Space Physics Research the wide range of the satellite's complete picture of the weather many underdeveloped nations;
Laboratoryon Noh Campsishorbit permits coverage of the en- systems over the entire Pacific which cannot afford to establish
Laboratory on North Campus is tire earth. Ocean. a network of weather observation
now receiving satellite transmitted According to James Cutler, one Hurricane Detection stations, can build a single re-
pictures which will be used in of three electrical engineering ma- This satellite will also be used ceiving station at a low cost to'
forecasting the weather. At the jors working on the project, "these to detect hurricanes, chart them aid in predicting the weather."
present time, the University is the pictures show the large cloud for- and may even show them develop- The weather satellite will not
only major educationalrinstitu- mations which clearly indicate the ing. At the present time it is dif- be able to take the place of the
tion receiving pictures from this various patterns of weather. By ficult to chart the course of a many observation stations locat-
weather satellite, covering a huge area, the pictures hurricane as it is extremely dan- ed throughout the world, however.
The receiving station is being are useful in correlating the data gerous to send either airplanes or Accurate information on air pres-
financed jointly by the federal from widely separated weather ships into strong winds and high sure and temperature can only be
government and the state of Mich- stations." seas. supplied through these numerous
igan while the weather satellite is They are particularly useful in! "This could almost be called weather observation stations.
under the control of the Environ- forecasting weather on the West I everybody's weather satellite," The University's Department of
mental Services Administration of Coast. Because weather systems Cutler commented. "Anyone could Meteorology will be using the data
the U.S. Department of Commerce. move in an easterly direction, the build a receiving station for $25,- from the satellite for weather re-
The ESSA I satellite functions weather on the West Coast can 000 or less, and just one station search. Up to the present time,
esEn SA as atellevifncstion only be predicted by weather ships can cover a huge area."' weather research has been hamp-
essentially a television station located in the Pacific Ocean, "The amazing thing about this ered by a lack of data, but this
T space. It contains aVidicon which can only provide spotty in- receiving station," said Cutler, "is problem has been solved by this
Tube which is very similaryto the formation. Satellite transmitted that it can be build at such a low satellite.
receiving tube in the ordinary tel- _ ._________..____________

evision camera. After receiving the
picture from earth on the Vidicon
Tube, this picture is then trans-
mitted to the receiving station in
the Space Physics Research Lab-
Wide Coverage
The pictures, which are trans-
mitted only during the day, en-
compass an' area of 4 million
square miles, an area equal to
the size of the entire continental
United States. These pictures are

House Committee Undecided
On Bill Lowering Voting, Age


Hatcher Sees Need for Universities To
Work for Stronger U.S.-Japanese Ties

University President Harlan
Hatcher said yesterday there is a
need for greater intellectual inter-
change between the United States
and Japan.
Hatcher has just returned from
* a six-day conference of U.S. and
Japanese education leaders, held
in Tokyo. The conference dealt
primarily with "the role of univer-
sities in developing mutual under-
standing between the two nations."
The conference recognized that
"in modern society the university
is the most important single in-
stitution for the preservation of
our culture;" Hatcher said. "The
problem universities face in both
countries and the opportunities
they have are both great and
highly similar.

The center has one of this
country's most extensive collec-
tions of material on Japan, he
said. One of the great barriers
between the two nations is the
lack of materials and the lack of
translations of documents and lit-
erature of each country availaple
to the other.
Lack of Information
. Many documents are in the
hands of collectors and not scho-
lars, and the universities should
be able to find and microfilm
many of these. The university
presses should be able to turn out
translations of Japanese works,
he added.
"Superficiality" of personal con-
tacts is another reason for lack
of accord between the two na-
tions. In a communique which
Hatcher helped draw up, the con-
ference participants concluded

flight fares for students, using the
same half-fare system now in ef-
fect for domestic U.S. flights.
Hatcher said one of Japan's ma-
jor problems is the lack of open-
ings for qualified students in its
universities. He felt the shortage
of space is due to the fact the
Japanese lack the American con-
ception of mass university educa-
tion. They are beginning to change
their feelings, Hatcher said.
The conference also recommend-
ed that American and Japanese
committees on cultural and edu-
cational cooperation be created to.
"review, explore and facilitate
joint programs for the exchange
of information, st u d e n ts and
Viet Nam Attitudes
Hatcher said when he spoke
with Japanese educators about
Viet Nam that three major points

since Japan is bound by treaty to
the U.S., clearly anything that
deeply involves the U.S. in Asia
also involves Japan."
After the second world war,
Japan renounced war, and the
creation of Japanese armies was
outlawed. Article 9 of Japan's con-
stitution declares that war is an
unexpurgated evil. That was part
of America's contrib.ution to Ja-
pan's reconstruction, Hatcher said.
Today, the people have difficulty
reconciling that Article 9 with the
Viet Nam war.
Kennedy Idea
The conference, officially called
the Third U.S.-Japan Conference
on Cultural and Educational In-
terchange, a biannual meeting
that alternates between the two
countries, grew out of an idea
espoused by the late President
John Kennedy and the late Pre-

The Constitutional Revisions
Committee of the state House of
Representatives has been unable
to come to a decision on the 18-
year-old-vote bill. The bill's sup-
porters hope to place the proposal
on the ballot in the Novemberj
The bill has been subject of
much debate in recent weeks and
has received the support of many
tUniversity groups. Young Demo-
crats and Young Republicans from
the University made a presenta-
tion at the committee's hearing in
Detroit early last month. The
committee's six-member Democra-
tic majority planned to approve
the bill at the Detroit hearing.
Absences among the committee
members, however, made this im-
Daisy Elliott (D-Det), commit-
tee chairman said yesterday she
expects the bill to be released
from committee some time next'
It has been passed in the Sen-
ate, but was defeated in the House
last year.
General Referendum
Mrs. Elliott felt enough repre-
sentatives have now agreed to
pledge their vote for the proposal,
thus allowing it to be placed on
the November ballot. They con-
cede that the voters should have

New Dental School To Change
Presenut Educational Approach

cited the record of 18-year-olds
in the Peace Corps as ample proof
of their qualifications. He said
that the 18-year-old vote was a
logical step in extending the
The bill is not expected to have
a great political effect. It repre-
sents an increase in the electorate
of only 280,000 votes. It would
make Michigan the fourth state
to grant the vote to citizens under

21 years of age.
Many have regarded this as a
progressive action, following what
seems to be a movement to extend
the electorate to more citizens.
If the bill is passed and placed
on the ballot in November a mas-
sive education campaign will be
needed to muster the public sup-
port to pass the proposal. Mrs.
Elliott predicted a favorable public

Seventeen million dollars will
be required to implement the con-
struction of- the new University
dental school, scheduled for com-
pletion at the beginning of 1970.
Plans for the new dental school
include a revised curriculum, a
possible alternative to the semes-
ter system, greater individual in-
struction through the use of auto-
mated carrels, an enlarged library,
an experimental laboratory and
classroom for research in dental
education techniques, and a sys-
tem of closed circuit television.
The money for tlie dental school

instruction changes planned for
the new school and aimed at pro-'
viding the student with a more in-
dividualized educational experi-
Curriculum Revision
A curriculum committee is cur-
rently studying the present se-
quence and content of courses.
One objective of their study is to
integrate more closely the two
basic areas of a dental student's
work; the basic sciences and clin-
ical practice.
At present the dental student
studies basic science for his fresh-
man and sophomore years and
clinical practice in his junior and
senior years. A plan is now being

prototype was developed by the
Center for Research on Learning
and Teaching, there will be a slide
projector which is fed by a film
cartridge.. These carrels will be
in the library for use by the stu-
dents, and the cartridges will be
indexed in the library for easy
Expanded Library
The library in the new school
will be expanded to accommodate
53,000 volumes, as compared to
the 24,000 volumes in the present
library. It is anticipated that the
dental school will be purchasing
new copies of books already on the
shelves to accommodate the
growth no the student hod.

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