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'Platform Attractions' ShiftsEmphasis




le df the principle reasons for
ncrease of entertainment per-
lities on the Platform Attrac-
series is that "the students
much more interested in
ea events than in the straight
re," Prof. Carl Brandt, chair-
of the engineering English
rtment and finance manager
he organization indicated re-
is true that these entertainers
better box office attractions,
dmitted, "but as a non-profit
nization we look very little to
box office sales."
len the former University Lee-
Course was renamed Platform
actions five years ago, it was
done with the specific inten-
of changing the format of
eries, Lucille Upham, assistant
rce manager for the organi-
x; explained.
' iversified Progran
ie series, which dates back to
,.had cone to include a more
rsified program in recent years
t \as. indicated by theformer
e, and "it seemed wise to have
tilinclusive title," she said.
committee of five faculty
aers, appointed by the presi-
of the University, plus two
ent representatives, determine
h guests will make up each
0's billing.'
4e program is a self-support-
organization which is set up
non-profit basis, Prof. Brand,
The audience is approximate-
ne-half students, who receive
er cent reductions on tickets.
ie Regents underwrite the stu-
* sales and have extended some
cfl support in recent years
t the organization has experi-
d a loss on these tickets.
Primary Obligation
r =primary obligation Is to
i something here that the stu-
body will feel is both enter-
Ing and serves as background
orial for academic work," Prof.
idt said.
he committee feels that it is
ming exceedingly difficult to
In lectures on academic topics
can compete with the wealth
aowledge withiri the University
Ity itself.
then, too," explained Mrs. Up-.
"we've had everybody in the
wre line and we've just run out
laterial. Also, such personali-
are not readily available and
often under diplomatic pres-
ie University Lecture Course
it-beginning in the Student
ure Association formed in 1854
arily of literary department
Famous Figures
race Greeley, Charles Sum-
Henry Ward Beechler and
ice Mann were among other
ical figures to appear on the
1 lecture platform at the end
to last century. On the literary
University audiences were en-
nior Panhel
Hold Elections
inior Panhellenic will hold
bons .t 4:15 Monday in the
ey Room of the League. The
idates, listed below, will give
ahes at that time.
esident: Judy Lewis, Alpha
lon Phi, and Wendy Wistert,
pa Kappa Gamma. First vice-
ident: Cathy Calcaterra, Kap-
Kappa Gamma, and Caroline
'p. Second vice-president: Sue
icer, Alpha Phi, and Vicki E-
Delta Gamma.

tertained by Ralph Waldo' Emer-o
son, Bret Harte and Mark Twain.
In 1912 SLA, which had met
with near bankruptcy twice during
its 58-year history, finally folded,
and the series came under the
auspices of the Oratorical Associa-
tion, an organization sponsored by
the Speech Department which
managed debates and other speech
The early part of the current
century saw foreign political per-
sonalities such as Jan Masasyk,
Madame Pandit and Carlos Rom-
ulo as well as American statesmen
presented. Thomas Mann, Ber-
trand Russell and Edna St. Vin-
cent Millay headed the list of
literary figures who came to the
In recent years the series has
featured Clement Attlee, Barbara
Ward, Norman Vincent Peale,
Eleanor Roosevelt, Wayne Morse,.
Paul Douglas, Clifton Fadiman,
Mark Clarke, Chester Bowles and
Trygve Lie.
"But now we are in the space

age, the scientifle age, and speak-
ers on that subject are not speak-
ing in everyday language," Mrs.
Upham said.
However the committee invited
as many as 20 lecturers who were
unable to accept, reported Prof.
Brandt. It was especially difficult
to obtain speakers because of the
national election. He added that
one is always in competition with
the television medium
"Politics used to be hot pota-
toes," Mrs. Upham remarked, "but
now with television you get all
the major speeches when they
Looks Ahead
Looking ahead, Mrs. Upham in-
dicated that anything that per-
tains to the future that can be
put into everyday language will be
under consideration.
"We have no intention of con-
tinuing with this lack of balance,"
said Prof. Brandt, "although
chances for getting top-notch
speakers are becoming increasingly

. ..past series highlight
difficult. But we have reason to
believe that we will secure con-
siderablly more next season than
we did this year."

B ranstrom Prize winners Announced


Ivan Parker, Asst. Dean of Meal
in charge of scholarships, recent-
ly announced that William J.
Branstrom prizes have b e e n
awarded to 255 freshmen.
The award goes annually to
those freshmen whose perform-
ances in their first semester places
them in the top seven per cent
of their class. To be eligible, a
stucdent must have carried at least
fifteen hours or its equivalent,
with an overall average of at'
least a three-point. Only students
still attending the University are
Following is a list of the win-
ners, classified by college:
College of Architecture and Design
Avis Ann Ziegenbein, Helen Terry
Malikan, Jerrold Allen Gretzinger, Car-
ol Ann Schramm, Kenneth Frederick
Dunker, Gertrude (Mary Ann) Bock,
Carol Lynne Carr, Charles Henry Good-
man, Harriet Yin Liang,' Jules Herbert
GSchool of Education
Geza Bodolay, Susan Rogers, William
Albert Dodd, Marjorie Anne Bloom,
Linda Penny Cypres.
College of Engineering
James Edward Bird, Robert Lange.j
Ditz, Robert Bruno Mackiln, Louis Carl
Westphal, Phillip James Salsb~ury,
Thomas William Craig, Leroy Earl Mar-
melstein, James Michael Amend, Ar-
nold Revzin, Thomas Robert" Bierma,
James Edwin Murray, L. Scott Randall,
Frederick Bryan Hebert, Valdis Grants,
John Frederick Landa, Roger Kenneth
Route, Mark Paul Rossow, Kurt Hall
Fauser, Alan Joel Frenkel, John Chris-
tian rGebhardt, Maris Graube, Murray
Kramer, Toomas Rebane, Lonnie GailI
Hansen, Joel Steven Bennett, Richard
Homer Jackson, Sanford Joel Lewis,
Marvin Dees,
Stephan Clay Porter, Michael Mc-
Millan, Richard J. Barendson, Nelson1
Richard Jones, Allen G. vartebedian,
Donald Marvin Nordahl, David Breuel
Sheldon, Robert Sark Rea, Dale Michael
Cunningham, David Earl Hoekenga,
Douglas Jay Greenwold, Neil Warrenj
Hirschenbein, David Jeremy Patt, Larryj
James Peterson, Robert Walter Schultz,
Henry Bradshaw Heyl, Roger Lee Hol-
stege, Charles Wycliffe Joiner, Jr., Wil-'
liam Walter Parker, Gary Thomas Poole,1
Andrew John Snively, Melvyn Thom-
son, Robert Henry Weissman, Howard
Lee Benford, Michael Thaddeus Kawa-
lec, Neil .Orloff, Robert Stewart Sheff.
Literature, Science and Arts
Nancy Sue Adelson, Susan Joan Beat-
tie, Catherine Mary Calcaterra, Thom-
as :Edward Cody, Thomas Vance Cohen,
Roberta Marie Douglas, Beverly Lynn
Drouillard, William Darrel Ensminger,
Benette Getz, Carolyn Sue Gobble,
Douglas Ripley Hotch, Suzanne Marvel.
Koprince, John Reed Koza, Susan Mary
Lawther, Ann Jane Meyer, Melody Mey-
erson, Mary Beth Norton, Patricia Mary
O'Connor, Jane Marie Otteson, David
Louis Passman, Janet Sue Rasey, Bren-
da Lee Richardson, Michael David Rob-
bins, Susan Schindeiheim, John Ar-
thur Sebert, Mark Sheldon Slobin,
Clark Sommer - Smith, William Fitz
Smith, Gary Gilbert Stewart,
Michael Useem, Charles McDonald
Watts, Morley Alec Winograd, Wendy

Lynne Wistert, Henry Tutwiler Wright,
David Louis Zellmer, Sandra Ruth Zis-
man, Sheldon Manuel Rubin, Susan
Lynn Harkonen, Theodore John Gaens-
bauer, Robert Binion Rosaisky, Jona-
than Conrad Pumpiin, Jackson Taylor
Beatty, Michael Joseph Block, Kathleen
Anne Boot, Gale Frances Buchanan,
Thomas Lee Butch, Gerald Bruce Chatt-
man, John Calvin Chrisman, Bruce


The following is a list of
books from which winners of
the Branstrom awards can se-
lect their, prizes:
Bartholomew, John: The Co-
lumbus Atlas: or Regional At-
las of the World
Bartlett, John, compiler: Fa-
Mllar Quotations,
Berenson, Bernard: The Ital-
ian Painters of the Renais-
Courant, Richard: What Is
Mathematics? An Elementary
Approach to Ideas and Meth-
Dostoevsky, Fydor: Crime
and Punishment
Eddington, Sir A. S.: The Na-
ture of the Physical Universe
Einstein, Albert, and Infeld,
Albert: The Evolution of Phys-
ics: The Growth of Ideas from
Early Concepts to. Relativity
and Quanta
Eliot, Thomas Sterns: The
Complete Poems and Plays,
Faulkner, William: The Col-
lected Stories
Gassner, John: Treasury of
the Theatre
Giedion, Siegfied: Space,
Time and Architecture: The
Growth of a New Tradition
Gombrich, Earnst: The Story
of Art
Grout, Donald: A Short His-
tory of Opera
Oates,. Whitney J., and O'-
N9eill, Eugene, Jr.: The Complete
Greek Drama
Sandburg, Carl: Abraham
Lincoln: The Prairie Years and
the War Years
Santayana, George: Life of
Tolstoi, Leo: War and Peace
Toynbee, Arnold J.: A Study
of History: Abridgement of
Volumes I-IV
Untermeyer, Louis, ed.: Mod-
ern American Poetry, Modern
British Poetry

Lawrence Colton, Harry David Comins,
Gerald Sanford Cook, Gerrit Earl De-
Young, Anita Beth Delgin, Carolyn
Fisher, Helen Marie Frankel, Lawrence
David Gelb, Lisa victoria Gould,
Mary Malinda Keown, Kay Angela
Kuick, Joyce Karyl Leix, Lawrence
Paul Lonero, David Edward McPherson,
Carol Therese Nora, Ruth Joan Oster,
Richard Sheldon Panush, Martin Eu-
gene Pearlman, James Wilber Pfister,
Albert Arthur Pollard, Naomi Judith
Rapport, Helene Hinda Seeder, Baiba
Skrivelis, Leonard Dale Spicer, Larry
James Spilkin, Lawrence Eldon Thom-
as, Roger Jerry Thomas, Richard Stev-
en Wishnetsky, Sharon Etta Katzman,'
Beverly Sharon Meyer, Sanford Roy
Weimer, Michael John Fischer, Maxine
Gordon, Marcia Ann.. Ilton, Sallyann
Rubin, Carolyn Gretchen Tufts, Mar-
jorie Ruth Meyer, Jonathan David
Cook, Thomas Richard Herzog,'
Albert Jay Ammerman, Kent Philip
Anderson, Lesley Lou Anderson, Dona
Jean Barcy, Philip Carl Bockman, Ed-
win Stuart Brown, Patricia Ann Carl-
son, Nancy Kathryn Dunlle, Sandra
Elaine Erikson, Kathleen Elaine Eyre,
William Douglas Feltz, Beatrice Geneva
Foust, Hal Hinton Frazier, Jr., David
Leon Good, Janet Mae Goodrich, Mer-
rily Fay Gorne, Janet Graham, Alan
Brian Grass, Barbara Greenstein, Ju-
dith Ann Grzesiek, Mary Lou Harris,
Helen Scull Hitchman, Lawrence Sam-
uel Jackier, Dorcas LoreenKane, Karen
Keskulla, Susan Marsha King, Sue Ann
Lehrke, Michael Arthur Maidenberg,
Joan Lillian Mashioff, Kenneth Harry
Miller, David Jerom@ Olmstead, Susan
Barbara Peterson, Irene Adele Rath
Basya-Maria Romanoff, Judith Ellen
Donald Arthur Sandweiss, Michael
Schover, Amy Louise Sheldon, Harold
Jeffrey Smith, Becky Anne Stator, Er-
rol Richard Sweet, James Hunter Thrall,
Ieva vitans, Eva Johanna Furth, Cyn-
thia Deanne Kahn, Martha Christine
Bordin, Ellen Nora Schwartz, Patricia
Grace Wilson, Linda Diane Isaacson,
Mark tSewart Levy, Marvin Goldman,
Henry SaulLowendorf, Mary Elizabeth
Millender, Bf uce Campbell Nash, Wil-
liam Elson Shell, Howard Barry Lip-
son, Bonnie Aileen Roeber, Karen Ruth
Holvick, Judith Ann Kett, Paul Mitch-
ell Redstone, Sandra. Ellen Schmier,
Laurie Anne Wender, Robert William
Knighton, Dana William Paxson.
School of Music
Mary Ann Waitkus, Carol Angela
Teti, Eric Jon van Der Schalie, Anita
Jackson, Royce Lenelle Rosenberg, Rog-
er Benton Howard.
Natural Resources
Wayne Lawrence Myers, John Fanch-
er Baker.
School of Nursing
Barbara Lynn Malone, Marilynn Rob-
inson Neumann, Bonnie Lou Young,
Nancy Mary Szluk, Sharolynn Anne
Gerzanics, Carol Jean Halpenny, Donna
Rae Larson, Mary Joan Rapaport, A.
Lynn Thompson, Dianne Ruth Blaine,
Sharon Joan Gaidemak, Joanne Marie
Vig, Susan Reed Brooks, ShirleyEl-
len Burgess, Nancy Joy Francik, Kath-
ryn Anne Frost, Dianne Rose Gary
Margaret Lunn Marsden, Lynn Sharon
Newman, ,Marilyn Kay Pittner, Susan
Louise Taylor, Jane Gillies Wilson.
School of Pharmacy
Mary Grace Asprin, Paul Edwin Blow-
er, Larry Alan Carr, Randall Gemmer

Basil Rathbone, star of the na-
tional company production of the
award winning drama "JB" will
bring his one-man presentation,
"The Best from My Bookshelf," to
Ann Arbor as the final program in
the current Platform Attractions.
Set to appear at 8:30 p.m. Tues-
day in Hill Aud., Rathbone's bill of
fare will include selections from
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,. Edgar
Allan Poe, Elizabeth Barrett
Browning and William Shakes-
Of the poetic aspects of his
program, Rathbone has said,
"Very few people read poetry.
Still fewer collect the works of
great poets - and for a very
simple reason. Most of us are
trained to read. Therefore, the
eye is the essential contact, while
poetry, the essential sense is the
"Poe defined poetry as 'the
rhythmical creation of beauty.'
Surely implicit in that definition
is the requirement that the rhy-
thm be established vocally. That's
what my program is all about."
Choral Union.. .
Under the direction of Walter
Susskind, the Toronto Symphony
Orchestra will present the final
program in the current Choral
Union series at 8:30 p.m. Wednes-
day in Hill Aud.
The concert will open with
Beethovan's Overture, "Consecra-
tion of the House," Op. 124, fol-
lowed by Chausson's "Poeme de
l'Amour et de la Mer," Op. 19,
with Ilona Kombrink, soprano.
Other numbers on the bill in-
clude Weinzweig's "Symphonic
Ode" and Dvorak's "Symphony
No. 2 in D minor."
The Gilbert and Sullivan Society
will present a two-show bill, at
8:30 p.m., Thursday through Sa-
turday, in the Lydia Mendelssohn
The program includes two light
operas, "Ruddigore (or The
Witch's Curse)" and "Trial By
Travelogue .. .
Andre de la Varre will present
the current attraction in the.
weekly Burton Holmes Travelogues
with a filmed presentation entitl-
ed "Venice" at 8:30 p.m. Thurs-
day in Hill Aud.
Musical . .
The Alpha Chapter of Sigma
Alpha Iota will present a pro-
gram entitled "American Musi-
cale," at 8:30 p.m. today in Aud.
A. The agenda will include num-
bers by Randall Thompson, John
Duke, John Alden Carpenter, Hal-
sey Stevens, Leonard Bernstein,
Roger Reynolds, '61SM, Katherine
K. Davis, and Aaron Copland.
The program is sponsored by
the music school.
Music School. .
Pianist Barbara Carruth, Grad.,
will present a public music school
recital at 4:15 p.m. today in Aud.
Mezzo - soprano Mary Ellen
Roosa Henkel, '61M, will present
a vocal recital, accompanied by
Karen McCann, '61M, on the
piona at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow in
the Rackham Assembly Hall.
The program is set to include
numbers by Tais, Handel, Bach,
Schubert, Mahler, and Persichetti.
Prof. Marian Owen of the music
school will give a piano recital at
8:30 p.m. Thursday in Aud. A.
which will include works by Men-
delssohn, Medtner and Ginastera.
Prof. Josef Blatt of the music
school and David Sutherland,

Grad., will conduct the Univer-
sity Symphony Orchestra at the
Cantrick Junior High School in
Monroe, Michigan, at 7:30 p.m.
The program will feature works
by Brahms, Vivaldi and Beet-
Prof. William Malm of the Mu-
sic School will discuss "Form in
Japanese Kabuki Music" at 4:15
p.m. tomorrow in Aud. A.
He will play the various instru-
ments used in the popular Japan-
ese Kabuki Theatre and demon-
strate how different types of mu-
sic are put together in the play.
Prof. George Kish of the geo-
graphy department will relate the
story of Garibaldi, the Italian
freedom fighter, and the events
leading up 'to the unification of
Italy a century ago, on the Uni-
versity's television series, "Under-
standing our World," at 9 a.m.
today over station WXYZ-TV,
The American Broadcasting
Company will present Prof. Morris
Janowitz of the sociology depart-
ment on its network series, "Meet
the Professor," at 2 p.m. today,
also on channel 7.
Concert pianist Barbara Holm-
quist will play a special recital of
Italian music at 1 p.m. Sunday,
followed by a dramatization of
Luigi Pirandello's, "Six Characters
in Search of an Author," trans-
cribed from the British Broad-
casting Corporation.
The highlight of the Italian
Festival will be a delayed broad-
cast of a speech given by H. E.
Manlio Brosio, Italian ambassa-
-dor to the United States, .broad-
cast at 1 p.m. tomorrow.
Two special Italian Festival pro-
grams will be heard at 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday respec-
tively. Tuesday's program of dra-
matic readings from Italian Liter-
ature will be presented by Diana
Torrieri, Italian actress, in a de-
layed broadcast.
Wednesday's program will con-
tribute to the Festival with a dis-
cussion concerning "Contempor-
ary Trends in Italy" at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday on WUOM.
Appearing on the panel will be
Prof. George Kish of the geo-
graphy department, Prof. Gardner
Ackley, chairman of the economics
department, and Profs. Samuel
Barnes and Roy ,Pierce of the
political science department.
Extend Petitioning
For Senior Board
Petitioning for Senior Board is
being extended until Wednesday,
March 15, at 5 p.m. Interested
juniors may obtain petitions for
all offices in the literary and engi-
neering colleges, and the schools
of business administration. and
education, in Rm. 3519, Student
Activities Bldg.

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