THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Saturday, November 8, 1975
Page Eight THE MICHIGAN DAILY Saturday, November 8, 1975
Pierce aims for Congress again
By GORDON ATCHESON campaign, confirming what ear- for me."i
special To The Daily campaign, confirming w h a t Pierce is still a political neo-I
LIVONIA-Dr. Edward Pierce nearly everyone knew for phyte, despite a term on the1
supports populist dark horse months and what his closest Ann Arbor City Council teni
Fred Harris for president - friends probably had known years ago, an unsuccessful may-C
that's surprising only because since he lost the Democratic oral bid eight years ago, and the
most politicians don't commit primary over a year ago. Congressional primary he nar-
themselves to much of anything PIERCE wants to go to Wash- rowly lost last year.
with such assuredness, espe- ington. But he has learned a few les-j
cially when it may hurt them With a pledge to help the poor sons.
later. and unemployed, he declared HE SHAKES hands with ev-j
Assuming Pierce wins next that he plans to go all the way eryone. He smiles a lot. And,
year's congressional primary this time. Pierce claims he has most of all, he has learned to
and his campaign really gets the organization, must get the avoid the really dangerous is-
rolling, he just may want the money, and, come election time, sues.E
Democrats running for presi- will have the votes. "I'm ambivalent on busing,"
dent to do a little stumping At 45, Pierce is really neith- Pierce declared last night. "I'mf
out here. er young nor old. Yet he seems an integrationist, though-that's
AND THE presidential candi- fatherly because of his casual how I've always lived.
date may be reluctant to spend dress and soft, easy speech. At "The real goal is to achieve
his time on a man who origin- last night's fund raiser, his quality education . . . Everyr
ally figured somebody else was furrowed face knotted in kid deserves an equal chance.
better. thought as he answered ques- We can help do that by chang-
But Pierce is that way. He tions. ing the way public schooling ist
speaks his mind-at least most "THE FIRST time I ever saw financed. But we're better off
of the time. myself on television was dur- letting busing die."
At a United Auto Workers Un- ing the last campaign," he re- THERE ARE few subjects
ion hall here last night, Pierce counted. "I thought I did pret- more hated in Livonia than bus-
unveiled his 1976 Congressional ty well . . . I would have voted ing, and anybody whose for it isI
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in trouble right off the bat. In
Ann Arbor, however, it's a good By DANA BAUMANN
liberal cause. Right now Pierce Local feminist Claire Jeanette
is trying to walk the line that told a Guild House gathering
divides the two. yesterday that the inability of
"I'm not going to climb on the women to overcome concern for
anti-busing bandwagon," he food, shelter, and family leaves
said. "I'm ambivilent . . I'm them unable to deal with higher
just not as sure as I was ten political and economic concerns,
years ago." which she said are essential for
urges women to i gher goals
jobs which will enable us to do 1 1970 to 1973. "As for the future, my plans
more, have more force," she Presently, as assistant to Pow- are to keep helping the move-
said. er, she aids the Regent in her ment, but in more* restricted
The assistant- to University University functions but also in and concrete ways than I have
Regent Sarah Power added that her role as chairwoman of the in the past," Jeanette said. "I
the struggle for liberation must U.S. commission to the UNESCO elan to work on already exist-
evolve within the middle class, task force on International Wo- ing programs and projects."
for they possess the economic men's Year. "It's just so easy to expend
stability necessary to pursue SHE IS also directing plans all your energies and totally
women's goals without fear of for a conference in March spon- exhaust yourself in trying to
failing to meet the baser needs. sored by the Women's Assembly reach your goals, which is not
Though she recognizes im- to teach women how to affect the purpose of liberation," she
provements made during the the legislative process. added.
In the same way, he disclaims
being a radical, except when
it comes to peace and full em-
PIERCE has been a longtime
foe of U. S. involvement in In-
dochina. In fact, longer than
it has been a popular issue. The
same goes for unconditional am-
nesty for draft evaders.
"I'm not radical for its own
sake," he said, lighting up his
third Camel of the evening.
"Really, I'm conservative when
it comes to being a doctor."
He joined the dance, which
was itself like a political cam-
paign - it started slow and
stiff. But as the evening pro-
gressed things got louder and
more energetic. And everybody
hoped for good times.
obtaining equality with men.
"On a global scale, women
are poorer, have lower-paying
menial jobs and lower status
than men, and we have a deci-
sive lack of policy-making in-
put," the executive director of
the Women's Assembly told her
past six years, Jeanettefeelsi
that the women's movement has
far to go.
"NOT LIBERATING is: "to
noon luncheon audience. know that I must operate in an
SPEAKING on "Liberation environment w h e r e mynsex
From a Woman's Perspective," makes a difference; to know
Jeanette stressed the need for that I can be called a 'castrat-
women to gain awareness of ing bitch' because I am direct,
their potential and refuse to ac- take my work seriously and do
cept further inequality in such not flirt with men; and to know
vital matters as wages and job that I earn far less than men of
opportunities. She also advo- I equal intelligence and ability,"
cated the upward movement of she said.
women within the existing sys- Jeanette has been an active
tem, whether it means resort- member of Ann Arbor's wo-
ing to tokenism or not; because, men's movement for nearly six
"the higher we move up, the years and served as the Univer-
more women we can place in sity's Women's Advocate from
!Band show goes
sans new uniforms
By M. B. DILLON I much nicer looking," said Schu-
The trumpets will blare, the mainer. "The cape is gone, and
the hats are cloth, instead of
drums will roll and the Mich- plastic. The whole thing is much
igan Band today will present trimmer-looking."
Q holftin chnv pr ese n
a haltitme snow designed to
spotlight its new slim, trim uni-
forms. In a climactic move, over
200 marching members will hurl
off bulky raincoats to reveal, in
all their splendor-the same old
The new uniforms never ar-
THE WOOL worsted twill uni-
forms will do away with shoul-
der braid and trim, suspenders
and other embellishments.
The unconventional jacket in
waistlength, two tone, and zips
down the front.
"This uniform is so simple
It's a better movie than Blazing Saddles'
or 'Young Frankenstein'. -Rolling Stone
' I "
4 * ')Y
"THE COMPANY said they tnat it's new" sai Cavender.
would try their darndest to have 'The. company. tells us it's
them here by this week, but never been done before. It's go-
then called Thursday and said ing to look very similar from
that they wouldn't be able to," the front and the back. What
said Band Director George Cav- does the word 'uniform' mean,
ender. "The kids were disap- anyway?"
pointed, but they will have their
new ones for the Ohio State "THE IDEA was to make it
game, which was our real tar- colorful but not gaudy," ex-
get, anyway." plained Cavender. "We wanted
"Five or six kids even volun- it to reflect the quiet diknity
teered to go down to New York that we think Michigan has.
and get them," said saxophonist The final product emerged
Tim Schumaier, "but I guess' after five years of input from
there was just no way." many sources, including Caven-
der and the Dean of the School
So take one last look at theofMscwrngwta pia
performers in their 25-year-old of Music working with a special
attire as they imitate some of committee appointed by Univer-
the bands that have visited sity President Robben Fleming.
Michigan Stadium in the past.
"YOU'LL SEE the spastic
shoulder strut of MSU, the hel-
ter-skelter scramble style of
Stanford, and get a "little bitta
Michigan soul" as the band and
cheerleaders do the "Hustle"r e i n
show," said bass drummer Tom
Brown. "But it would have been3
lots better with the new uni- 1% iCOJU '
The new look of the Michigan
Marching Band is already en-' (Continued from Page1)
joyinglots of popularity. "It's Swainson said in his letter of
resignation that he would con-
tinue his fight for a reversal of
the conviction, but that the con-
viction itself disqualified him to
remain on the state hgh court
Swainson flew to Traverse
+ x' City to confer with Milliken, a
spokesman for the Supreme
S.~ Court said, and the two men
talked for about an hour.
THE SUBJECT and nature of
their talk was not disclosed.
There was no immediate re-
action from Milliken himself or
z - fellow Supreme Court justices.
George Bushnell, the presi-
'' ' dent of the State Bar of Mich-
;; igan and leader of the campaign
You have something to to force Swainson's resignation,
-.apwtbh np welcomed the decision.
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"JUSTICE Swainson's resig-
nation is absolutely consistent
with the deep strength and
character of the man. He has
always made significant contri-
butions to our state and our
The resignation gives Milliken
an opportunity to appoint a Re-
piblican justice-and thus swing
the court to GOP control for the
first time since the late 1960s.
The court was deadlocked 3-3
with one independent justice,
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