THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesdoy, November 1 1972
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Govt. plan to build national
communication system revealed
Friday and Saturday SIi
the original uncut
personal appearance by
KING KONG and Gorillas
7:30 and 10:00
DE BY SIDE
Friday and Saturday
in "Martian Space Party"
By the AP and Reuters by Dr. Edward David Jr., Nixon's'
WASHINGTON - A secret White science adviser.
House study of plans to wire every David was unavailable for com-
American home, car and boat into ment.
a central communications system The study contains detailed de-
under government control was scriptions of systems for dissemi-
made public yesterday by Rep. nating educational, cultural and
William Moorhead (D-Pa.}. social services through a public
The study, prepared for Presi- broadcasting network; alerting the
dent Nixon's Domestic Council en- nation or any locality to an im-
visions a "wired nation" that would pending disaster, and providing lo-
provide the government with a cal police with information they,
disaster-warning system and, a need to combat crime.
means of dispensing a wide variety Moorhead said the study also
of services and information. proposed the establishment if an
It provides also, said Moorhead, electronic postal system using
a blueprint for a government- op- using space satellites to relay mail
erated propaganda and spy sys- between U.S. cities and possibly
tem. other countries.
The congressman also made pub- He said the communications
lic a letter to President Nixon ask- would be stored in a computer
ing him to give oCngress all addi- while awaiting transmission, and
tional data involved in the study. aides to the congressmen contend-
He said he was greatly concerned ed the government could retrieve'
over the implications of big brother them from the computer if they
intrusion of the federal govern- wished, thus using the computer
ment into the daily lives of vir- to spy on individuals.
tually every American. They make only one brief refer-
The study in Moorhead's posses- ence to any concern that might
sion is stamped "Administratively arise over the issue of government
study says. "This issue should be
considered before the disaster-
warning system proceeds to the
d e v e 1 o p m e n t and investment
Asked about the report, White
House Press Secretary RonaldI
Ziegler said he did not have slight-:
est idea of what it was all about
and that "I would assume it makes:
a very dramatic press release."
He said he was confident the
administration would not propose
or proceed with the program men-
tioned in the report.
Moorhead said that regardless of
whatever good the proposed sys-
tem may contain its potential for
abuse requires a thorough airing
in Congress before any steps are
taken to implement it.
"This is a blueprint for the 'Big
Brother' propaganda and spy sys-
tem which George Orwell warned
about in his novel. '1984,' '" Moor-'
head said. "But the government
plan could put it into effect even
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Confidential" on each of its 300
pages. It is dated August 1971 and
is described as a preliminary re-
sponse to a request for the study
invasion of privacy. v
"There may be opposition to re-
quiring receivers to be built into
all radios and televisions," the
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Psychiatry Lecture: J. G. Cross,
MHRI, "Economic Systems & Behavior-
al Change" Children's Psych. Hosp.
Aud., 10:15 am.
Commission for Women: Homer
Health Lounge, Union, 11 am.
Anatomy' Lecture: F. Merchant, stu-
dent seminar, 4804 Med. Sci. II, 1:10
Groundbreaking Ceremony: N e w
Arch. & Design Bldg., Bonisteel Blvd.,
across from N. Campus Commons, 2
Psych. 171 Film Series: "Silent
Snow," "Secret Snow," "Dream of Wild
Horses," & "Occurrence of Owl Creek
Bridge," UGLI Multipurpose Rm., 4
Dental School: R. Craig, "The Poly-
mer Story," 1033 Kellogg, 4 pm.
Zoology Lecture: E. Nevo, Haifa
Univ., Israel, "Variation & Evolution
in the Subterranean Mammal, Spalax,"
1400 chem., 4 pm.
Botany Seminar: G. McBride, "Sat-
uration Diving & Botanical Observa-
tions on a Subtropical Marine Reef,"
1139 Nat. Sci. Bldg., 4 pm.
Statistics Seminar: R. Lee, "Spectral
Implications of a Stochastic Birth-
Marriage Model with Historical Appli-
cations," 3227 Angell Hall, 4 pm.
Physics Colloquium: P. Maker, Ford
Scientific Lab, "Modern Develop-
ments in Spectroscopy," P&A Colloq.
Rm., 4 pm.
Studies in Religion, Relig. Affairs,
Socialogy, Art Hist. & Near Eastern
Lang. & Lit. Depts: R. Bellah, U. of
Cal. at Berkeley, "The New Religious
Consciousness. & the Secular Univer-
sit'y,' 4 pm.; T. Gill, John Jay Col.,
City Univ. of .N.Y., "Religion as an
Aesthetic Discipline," 8 pm., both held
in Mod. Langs. Bldg.
Student Lab Theatre: Mozart's,
"Bastein & Batienne," & "Grass' Max,"
Arena Theatre, Frieze Bldg., 4:10 pm.
Highway Safety Research Inst.: M.
H. Jones, UCLA, "Evaluation of Pub-
lic & Commercial Drivers' Education in
Calif.," HSRI, 4:30 pm.
BGS Seminar: Human Nutrition, an
LSA degree program, Lect. Rm. 2,
Mod. Langs. Bldg., 7:30 pm.
Grad Coffee Hour: E. Conf. Rm,,
Rackham, 8 pm.
Music School: Contemporary Festi-
val: Mich. Chamber Choir, T. Hilbish,
conductor; Univ. Symphonic Wind En-
semble, S. Hodkinson, conductor; W.
Deppman, piano, Hill, 8 pm.
German Department Production
LEONCE und LENA
in Aud. 3 Modern lang. Bldg.
THURS., NOV. 2, 1972
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