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Wednesday & Thursday, December 8 & 9
DEPARTMENT OF SPEECH
STUDENT LABORATORY THEATRE
in cooperation with the Department of English
presents three original one-act plays
PRISMATISMS THE PARASITE
by Suzanne Dieckman by John Bernstein
SMILEbON THE NIGHT
by Nick Cook
Arena Theatre, Frieze Building
promptly at 4:10 P.M. or earlier if the theatre is filled
ADMISSION FREE
Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies
presents:
HUYNH KIM KHANH
Asst. Prof. of Political Science, Univ. of Western Ontario
NIXON AND CHINA!
Is There Anything in the Wind on Vietnam?
TUESDAY, Dec. 7,8 P.M.
East Lec. Rom.-3rd Floor Rackham
MUKI TSUR
Co-Editor of THE SEVENTH DAY (A work analyz-
ing the feelings of soldiers who fought in the Six-
Day War of 1967)
Educator and Youth worker and Secretary of Kibbutz
n Gev
SPEAKS AT HILLEL
DECEMBER 8--8,p .m.
Does the Kibbutz Movement
Face a Crisis ?
Politics of, thesecond-generation kibbutzniks. Effects of the Six-
day War. Generation gap between Kibbutz founders and their
Children. Kibbutz society and Israeli society.
There will be time to ask questions about general kibbutz life
for those interested in spending time on a Kibbutz.

n briefs
n e w--s-By The Associated Press

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Tuesday, December 7, 1971

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PRESIDENT NIXON launched his special summit series with
allied leaders yesterday with a White House conference with
Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
Although economic issues ranked high on the agenda - with
Canada pressing for removal of the 10 per cent import surcharge -
other items ranging from expanding the East-West relations to
consideration of Asian policy, were also up for review.
Nixon will see at a one-a-week clip French President Georges
Pompidou, Britain's Prime Minister Edward Heath, West German
Chancellor Willy Brandt and Japan's Prime Minister Eisaku Sato
between now and January 1.
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION yesterday
warned against the use of hexachlorophene for bathing babies
and adults, citing new studies questioning both the safety and
effectiveness of the germ fighter.
The agency ordered warning labels on soaps and skin cleansers
containing three per cent or more of the chemical and sent a sep-
arate warning to 100,000 physicians and other health professionals.
The FDA action was based on studies by the National Academy
of Sciences National Research Council, one of which showed that
baby monkeys who bathed with a three per cent solution developed
brain lesions.
CAMBODIAN TROOPS fled a town near Phnom Penh's out-
skirts yesterday after 50 of their 200-man garrison were killed
or wounded in two days of fighting, the Cambodian command re-
ported.
Hanoi radio reported a Cambodian Communist claim that gov-
ernment troops had suffered more than 12,000 casualties in their
drive on the north and east of the Cambodian capital.
Remnants of the garrison at Bat Doeung, 16 milth northwest
of Phnom Penh, withdrew before dawn toward an outpost at Phnom
Base.
The North Vietnamese First Division has been marauding to thea
west of Phnom Penh for a month, threatening the capital's airport
and two of Cambodia's main highways.
IN AN ADDRESS to 350 corrections specialists from across
the nation held in Williamsburg, Va., Atty. Gen. John Mitchell
revealed yesterday the creation of a National Corrections Academy
to reform American prisons, which President Nixon called "col-
leges of crime."~
The Academy will offer training for local, state, and federal
corrections personnel as an "effective means for upgrading the pro-
fession and assuring that correction is more than a euphemism for
detention," Mitchell said.
The corrections specialists met in the restored Virginia colon-
ial capital for a White House-sponsored National Corrections Con-
ference.
BOMBS AND GUN battles burst in Northern Ireland again
yesterday, ruling out any annive-sary celebration for the treaty
that was supposed to settle the Irish question 50 years ago.
As three prime ministers assembled in emergency meetings in
London on how to stop the violence, two bombs ripped apart a five-
story carpet factory in central Belfast and ignited a raging fire.
The treaty signed Dec. 6, 1921, created an Irish free state, now
the independent Irish republic, which has been wracked for the past
28 months by a terrorist campaign on the part of the insurgent Irish
Republican Army.

by Senate

for

Court vacancy
WASHINGTON (M -- Lewis Powell Jr. was confirmed yes-
terday to succeed the late Hugo Black as a Supreme Court
justice.
The vote was 89-1, with Sen. Fred Harris, (D-Okla.), voic
ing the sole dissent.
Harris said he opposed Powell, a wealthy and conserva-
tive Richmond, Va., lawyer, because he believes the nominee
is an "elitist" who lacks compassion for "little people".
Powell is the third justice nominated by President Nixon
to win the Senate's approval and the first Southerner.
Still to be voted on by the Sen-,

-AsocaedPress
Nixon meets Trudeau
President Nixon meets yesterday with Canadian Prime Minister
Pierre Trudeau at the White House. Economics, East-West rela-
tions and Asian policy, were a few of the issues discussed (See
News Briefs, at left).
U.N. SPEECH:
Israel requests newv
Mideast peace talks

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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.(P)-
Israel declared yesterday that
"on the Israeli side the door is
still open" in calling for Middle
East peace negotiations without
prior conditions.
Abba Eban, Israeli foreign
minister, told the U.N. General
Assembly his government ac-
cepts a proposal by nine Afri-
can heads of state to resume
indirect negotiations with Egypt
"in order to reach a peace
agreement."
Eban reiterated that Israel is
not prepared in advance of ne-
gotiations to give a commitment
on troop withdrawals from ter-
ritory occupied during the 1967
Arab-Israeli war.
Eban dealt at length with six
proposals for Mideast peace
submitted to Egypt and Israel
by presidents of Senegal, Ca-
meroon, Nigeria and Zaire after
recent visits to Jerusalem and

Cairo. Five other African heads
of state associated themselves
with the proposals.
Describing the African peace
mission as "an impresivepat-
tempt to unfreeze the deadlock,"
Eban said, "It is evident that
Israel's affirmative reply to the
negotiation proposals submitted
by the heads of nine African
states offers a possibility for re-
solving the deadlock in negotia-
tions without prior surrender by
either party of its rights, claims
or positions."
Eban appealed to the assem-
bly to face the "hard test" and
not to let "majority strength"
perpetuate the deadlock.
"If it opens the way to free
and unprejudiced negoiation it
will meet the test with a conse-
quent elevation of its efficacy
and prestige," he said.

ate, at a time not yet set, is Nix-
on's nomination of Assistant
Atty. Gen. William Rehnquist to
fill another court vacancy created
by the retirement of Justice John
Harlan.
Rehnquist, 47, has come un-
der attack from some liberal
Democrats in the Senate for his
record on civil rights and civil
liberties, but supporters of his
nomination are confident he will
be confirmed by a wide margin.
The Senate Judiciary Commit-
tee endorsed the nomination by
a 12-4 vote.
Powell, 64, is a former presi-
dlent of the American Bar Asso-
ciation and of the American Col-
lege of Trial Lawyers. His nomi-
nation came before the Senate
with the unanimous backing of
the Judiciary Committee.
Sen. Henry Jackson (D-Wash.),
a candidate for his party's Presi-
dential nomination, told the Sen-
ate/ in the brief discussion that
preceded the vote that "Mr. Pow-
ell is a-man of exceptional ability
and character."
"Indeed," Jackson said, "the
reception accorded his nomination
is a rebuff to those who suggest-
ed that the Senate would not con-
firm a Southerner to serve on the
Supreme Court."
"One wonders why it has tak-
en so long to propose a man of
Mr. Powell's stature," Jackson
added in an obvious barb direct-
ed at Nixon.

Park tightens
South Korea
govt. control
SEOUL (P) -- President Chung
Hee Park yesterday tightened his
grip on South Korea by pro-
claiming a national emergency.
He warned of an increased threat
of invasion and other dangers due
to international developments.
There was no precedent for the
proclamation in the republic's 3-
year history.
Besides the threat of attack by
North Korea, Park is concerned
about the possible withdrawal of
United Nations forces because of
Communist China's recent ad-
mission to the world body. He
also views the foreign aid contro-
versy in the United States as a
signal that the level of U.S. aid
might be lowered.
The emergency measure itself
was not accompanied by any im-
mediate legally binding forces, but
it was. expected to have a deep
effect on the future course of
national policy.
The president in his proclama-
tion said that his government will
place top priority on national se-
curity and will not tolerate "all
elements of social unrest".

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