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SAgttention bwigs .. .
Attention to those who have donated a minimum of $10,000 to the
University (you know who you are). The University will be welcoming
'thos prestigious donors, known as members of the Michigan
Presidents Club, to campus tomorrow and Saturday for its 16th annual
meeting. The 2,070 members of the club have made total contributions
of more than $56 million to the big 'U'. For that hefty gift they will be
treated to two days of wining, dining, speechmaking and tea at
President Fleming's house. We considered doling out the dough, but
now we're glad we didn't. Teaat Fleming's house didn't cost us a cent
yesterday
HRappenigs..
. begin with the Student Organizations Activities Fair today at 2
p.m. in the Union Ballroom. The fair, which features entertainment,
exhibits and refreshments from campus student organizations, runs
until10p...... the Environmental Law Society meets at 2:30 in room
120 of the Law School. Speaker will be Zyg Plater .. the Department
of Psychistry sponsors Larry Stein of Wyeth Laboratories in
Philadelphia addressing "Chemistry of reward" at 3:45 p.m. in room
1057 of the Mental Health Reseach Institute. The seminar is preceded
by tea at 3:15 p.m. in the Institute Lounge ... the Department of An-
thropology presents: "The rhetoric of anthropology; the anthropology
of rhetoric" from 4-6 p.m. in the Rackham East Lecture
Room . .. Frank Pinion of Sheffield University, England, will discuss
"The vision of Thomas Hardy" at 4:10 p.m. in Aud. c, Angell
Hall.. . the Guild House, 802 Monroe, will have a poetry reading
featuring Dianna Sabbath and Lee Cartwright at 7:30 p.m.... Yousif
Badri will address "Formation of villages in Sedan in the 16th cen-
tury" at7:30 p.m. in the International Center, 603 E. Madison ... the
Spartacus Youth League is sponsoring a forum entitled "The main
enemy is at home" at 7:30 p.m. in the First Methodist Church, 602 E.
Huron.. and Victor Herman, author of The Dirty Deal, will speak on
Soviet Jews at 7:30 in the Blue Carpet Lounge of Aliceployd.
U-rine trouble
Granted, we've had more than our share of hospital problems
locally, but get this: The California State Board of Medical Quality
Assurance has revoked the license of an anesthesiologist who officials
said urinated into a coffee cup and injected the fluid into two patients
in separate operations. Dr. William Novick of San Diego Community
Hospital injected the urine into a woman who had a hysterectomy July
26, and a man who had a foot operation the next day. First public word
othe revocation, which occurred Sept. 14, came from the Sacramento
Union in yesterday's editions. Although neiher patient suffered com-
plications due to the injections, the board found Novick was "incom-
petent" and "grossly immoral". It also held he "committed acts in-
volving moral turpitude." Simply put, the doc's a quack.
No sympathy from us dept.
George Eaton of Hamnilton, Ohio has a problem: a jury has ruled the
farmer must accept $24,750 from a utility company for an easement
across his land, but Eaton says he doesn't want it. "Money is the root
of all evil," he told a county pleas judge. "It comes between neighbors
V and relatives. I think you can live without it." Eaton said he didn't
mind granting Cincinnati Gas and Electric Co. a 7.4-acre easement for
power lines, he just didn't want the bucks. Ohio law, however, requires
. a jury to set a fair price for easements if the owner cannot come to an
agreement on a price with a utility. Although Eaton declined the
money, his wife told the judge she would accept it. We're with her.
On the outside.. .
Another lovely one. The high tod y will be a sultry 650-warm
enough to make up for the evening's ;8 low. There will be increasing
clouds during the day, but you can ignore those with a cheap pair of
sunglasses. There is a slight possibility of rain tonight, however, and
that will be tougher to hide from. Tomorrow will almost certainly be a
wet one, but the whole mess should be cleared up in time for a Satur-
day waltz through the Arb.

Defense takes setback
in 'TV addict's' trial
MIAMI (AP)-The defense has lost an early battle to introduce questions on
television violence in the murder trial of Ronald Zamora, the 15-year-old portrayed
as an addict of TV crime shows.
A jury of nine men and three women was seated late Tuesday after two days of
questioning during which defense lawyer Ellis Rubin was prevented several times
from asking prospective jurors about their TV viewing habits.
ZAMORA'S DEFENSE on charges that he and another teen-ager killed an
elderly woman during a robbery is that he suffered "insanity induced by too much
television."
Television and still photographers are being allowed to cover the trial under a
2-month-old Florida State Supreme Court experiment that expires next year.
Zamora was arrested last June. Police sasid he and Darrell Agrella, 14, broke
into the Miami Beach home next to Zamora's where Elinor Haggart, 83, lived
alone.
Ronald Zamora's defense on charges that he and
another teen-ager killed an elderly woman during a
robbery is that he suffered "insanity induced by too
much television" . . . The defense has said "Kojak"
was one of Zamora's favorite shows and may have
contributed to his alleged insanity.
The home was ramsacked, more than $400 was stolen and Haggart was shot
with her own .32-caliber pistol, police said. They said Zamora rounded up some
friends for a trip to Disney World, using the dead woman's car and money.
BOTH BOYS were charged as adults with first-degree murder. Agrella's trial
is to be held next month.
The TV insanity defense, the courtroom TV experiment and the possibility that
Telly Savalas, star of the TV show "Kojak" may appear at the trial have drawn a
large press corps.
Savalas is to appear next week for a deposition and, possibly, court testimony.
The defense has said "Kojak" was one of Zamora's favorite shows, and may have
contributed to his alleged insanity.
The three major American television networks have assigned crews to the
trial. French, British and German news organizations have been following the
case.
Public station WPBT is videotaping the trial, providing feeds to other
organizations and broadcasting two to three hours of selected segments each
night.
SURPRISE!

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RONALD ZAMORA, 15, left, is seated next to defense counsel Corey Hoffman i
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The defense is claiming that Zamora was influenced by television crime shows.

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Government red tape,
paperwork excessive

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A special
panel set up to reduce government
paperwork concluded yesterday -
after 36 separate reports and 770 rec-
ommendations - that Congress and
poorly written legislation are at the
root of government red tape.
It also suggested that President
Cart'er, who has vowed to simplify
the government and reduce its red
tape, ask Congress, to create a new
cabipet-level Department of Admin-
istration t irprove federal work
hits.
THE REPORT by the Commission
on Federal Paperwork prompted
immediate controversy. One mem-
ber, Bruce Fielding, called its work a
waste of money. A former staff
member, Philip Vargas, said his
study on government secrecy was
suppressed and replaced by one far
less critical.
Carter, both during his presidential
campaign and since taking office,
has frequently criticized what he
considered to be excessive paper-
work requirements imposed on con-
sumers, businesses, farmers and
industry by the federal government.
But, according to the commission,
"legislation is the root cause of
paperwork."
It said that at each stage of the
legislative process, Congress should
consider the paperwork, reporting
and recordkeeping procedures that
each bill would create.
IN PREPARING the 77-page re-
port, the commission heard com-
plaints about red tape from 3,500

persons.
The panel, made up of members of
Congress, state and local community
representatives, administration offi-
cials, and business and union lead-
ers, found that the cost of federal
paperwork may exceed $100 billion a
year, or about $500 for each U.S.
resident.
It said the burdens of paperwork
are both economic and psychologi-
cal.
As an example of the economic
burden, it said a school disregarded a
$4,500 grant because it would have
required $6,000 in paperwork.
It cited as an example of a
psychological burden "the frustra-
tion and anger of a family that must
spend 35 hours filling out a student
aid application."
But Warren Buhler, the commis-
sion's director, said Vargas' report
was dropped because "it amounted
to nothing. . . it did not come up with
any recommendations worth any-
thing."
He said Vargas resigned.
THEANNARBOR
FILM COOPERATIVE
is accepting new members.
Stop by one of our showings
for an application.

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Volume LXXXVIII, No. 19
, .Thursday, September 29, 1977
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" POETRY READING
Thursday, September 29th - 7 - 30 p.m.
,+ DIANA SABBATH
4' LEE CARTWRIGHT
Reading from their works
REFRESHMENTS
4 GUILD HOUSE
S02 Monroe (corner of Oakland)
the ann arbor film co-operative
r . m TONIGHTI
*Thursday. September 29
SAVAGE INNOCENTS
0 (Nicholas Roy, 1961) 7 ONLY-AUD. A .
* The Arctic of the Hudson Bay region is the setting for this unusual drama of cultural conflicts. An
Eskimo's life is disrupted by greedy White fur traders, a zealous missionary whom'the Eskimo unin- .
" tionally kills, and two Canadian policemen who attempt to bring him to 'justice." Excitement and
" humor are interlaced with accurate anthropological insights, backed by extraordinary location photog-
" ropy. Written and directed by Nicholas Roy (REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, JOHNNY GUITAR), this film
inspired Bob Dylan's "The Mighty Quinn." With ANTHONY QUINN and PETER O'TOOLE. Cinemascope
THE ILLUSION TRAVELS
BY STREETCAR
" (Luis Bunuel, 1953) 8:35 ONLY-AUD. A "
" The mundane, conventional society Bunuel abhors is satirized and symbolized by a half-crazed street-
" car. Taken for one last ride by its affectionate conductor and driver, the streetcar roves through the city "

go away'
The five most dangerous words
in the English language.

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