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Partly sunny,
chance of showers

Wednesday, July 19, 1972 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN News Phone: 764-0552
Attica inmates Those paranoid parents

stage peacefu
ATTICA, N.Y. (-.A state of emergency was declared at
Atttica state prison yesterday by the prison superintendent
when 800 inmates refused to leave their cells in a two-day
peaceful demonstration.
The protest began Monday morning over the laying off
of a temporary nurse at the prison. Although the nurse
was reinstated, the inmates still refused to leave their cells.
A state of emergency means that visiting privileges are
cancelled and that movement within the prison is restricted.
After issuing the declaration Supt. Ernest Montanye
met with the inmate liason committee-a group of inmates
organized with correction department approval after last
September's Attica prison riot to provide a communications
link between inmates and
p " " prison authorities.
Feminists hit Montanye said he had not
been presented with any formal
inmate petitions but that he
by Friedan had acquired some typewritten
information from the men in
NEW YORK (A)-Betty Frie- the yards through guards.
dan, one of the founders of the Among the demands reported-
women's liberation movement, ly made by the prisoners were
criticized sister feminists Gloria revised work schedules and exer-
Steinem aid 'Rep. Bella Abzug, cise periods, new clothing, a
(D-N.Y.), yesterday as "female probe of the state parole board,
chauvinists" waging "class war- official approval of the inmate
fare against men." liason committee's constitution
"Female chauvinism a n d and a resolution of "commis-
those who preach or practice sionary problems." There was
it seem to me to be corrupting no further explanation of ,the
our movement for equality and grievances.
inviting a backlash that endan- Prison .spokesmen said that
gers the very real gains we have the inmates had not eaten since
won these past few years," she they began their protest Mon-
said, day, but that they have com-
Friedan, author of "The Femi- missary supplies in their cells
nine Mystique" and founder of that they have purchased, and
the National Organization for packages from relatives.
Women, said it was time for the "This temporary state of
women's liberation movement emergency is essential for the
"to be succeeded in our con- orderly operation of the facility
sciousness by a two-sex move- and to insure the safety and
ment for human liberation." security of correctional person-
Friendan spoke at a news nel, inmates and the facility it-
conference discussing an article self," Montanye said.
she wrote for the August issue "The emergency situatioA will
of McCall's, n be evaluated on a day-by-day
She criticized Steinem, edi- basis and when, in the judg-
tor of Ms. magazine, for pro- ment of the superintendent it
moting what she called "a fe- isewarranthdsitewiltendenermi-
male chauvinism that makes a is warranted . it will be termi-
woman apologize for loving her nated, he added.
husband or children. In Buffalo yesterday, Judge
Of Abzug, who unsuccessfully John Henderson signed an order
opposed Rep. William Fitts directing Attica prison officials
Ryan in the June primary, Frie- to show why lawyers should not
dan said. "Only a female chau- be allowed to talk with inmates.
vinist would say that no matter Lawyers Herman Schwartz
how good a man's record-on and Edward I. Koren, who ob-
peace, on, women-women must tained the order, claimed prison
support a female opponent just officials were depriving inmates
because she is a woman." of their constitutional rights.

Coming to the University can
be a very frightening experi-
ence. Especially for parents.
Mindful of the traumas which
plague parents as they prepare
their high schooler for college,
the University has set up a two-
day calming session open to all
parents of new students. "Par-
ent orientation"' is full of lec-
tures, tours, and lots and lots of
frank, down - to - earth reassur-
"I felt a great sense of relief
when the Health Service session
was over. I had read all about
what goes on here in the papers
and they had exaggerated the
whole business," said a Detroit
parent with a sigh.
The program, based in a sor-
ority house on Hill St., allows
the parents little free time if
they attend all planned sessions.
Bus and walking tours of the
campus, meetings with student
orientation leaders, University
a c a d e m i c and psychological
counselors, Health Service per-
sohnel, a professor, Residence
Hall Staff and representatives
4from the Career Planning Of-
fice, and meals occupy most of
the parents' time, leaving little
energy for worry.
The parents are bombarded
with information from all sides
during their 48 hour stay. Two
students soberly tell them about
"Life at the University and Ann
Arbor." . . . . the parents are
advised to provide their child
with adequate rainwear . . . and
a knowledge of how to separate
laundry . . . that Ann Arbor is
Quan bT
N.Vets bi

QUANG TRI, Vietnam (P) -
A little bit more of this city dies
every day. But the spirit of
Quang Tri lives in the minds of
the soldiers fighting for it-
no matter which side they are
"I don't understand it," said
one airborne officer whose
troops are inside the city inch-
ing toward the important Cita-
del. "The North Vietnamese
must be crazy. They know
we're going to take it but they
won't pull back to save them-

the strenuous parent orientation schedule.
"not a dangerous city" in which student and his or her parents
to live . . . and that the drug caused by the break of leaving
situation "is as bad or worse home. Communication patterns,
in high school as. it is in college.' finances, 1 i v i n g arrangements
A team of four counselors and the familiar trio of drugs,
from the Office of Religious Af- sex and religion are the most
fairs, Institute of Mental Health, common topics of. discussion, a
Psychological Services, and Of- spokesperson from OSS said.
fice of Student Services (OSS) "Some parents are pretty wor-
meet with the parents in a ried about their child," an OSS
three hour marathon session counselor said. "We don't get
sure to bore a parent out of his this problem as much -s we
anxieties. used to. I think it was lousy
This closed session gives it out press information that got them
straight concerning problems worried in the first place by giv-
which may arise between the See PARENTS, Page 8
ri City crumbles as
attle Saigon troops
"We pour everything on sist.
them. We're killing the hell out As the North Vietnamese fall
of them." back, they withdraw toward the
Perhaps some North Vietna- Citadel. The South Vietnamese
mese officer, from his vantage are going there too, and some
point in the old walled fortress, are now only the length of a
is thinking something similar football field away. But it is
as the South Vietnamese para- measured in inches, and they
troopers push doggedly across fight for each one.
the battlefield prepared so care- "We've taken a lot of casual-
fully by their enemy, ties, and we'll take a lot more,"
Almost every house has a said one officer who asked that
bunker, a place to fight from, his name not be used. "But
The roofs collapse, often the they've taken even worse. No
walls, but even the ruins offer one's going around counting
cover, a place to hide and to re- bodies but there are North Vi-
etnamese dead lying all over in
The former imperial capital
of Hue to the south was hit by
25 artillery shells that killed 10
civilians. Six members of one
Ramparts controversy family were wiped out by a di-
rect hit on their house. Three
Ramparts magazine editors persons were wounded.
disclosed yesterday that a 26 S o u t h Vietnamese ground
year old anti-war activist is the troops on the northern front
key source for an article on have received extensive Ameri-
electronic intelligence-gathering can air support, but the close-
activities of the National Secur- quartcrs fighting and scattered
ity Agency (NSA). disposition of marine and air-
The article, appearing in the borne units have led to several
August issue of Ramparts, says accidental attacks on friendly
that the NSA can crack all Rus- troops.
sian codes and thus enable the two more such mistaken bomb-
'U.S. to pinpoint the locations of ings by Air Force and Marine
Soviet military and space craft, jets on governmnt positions
Article source "Winslow Peck," near Quang Tri City. Spokes-
described as a former NSA rom- men said five South Vietnamese
munications analyst, is actually soldiers were wounded in both
the pseudonym for Perry Fell- incidents.
wok, an anti-war protestor, U.S. bombers launched more
second from the right. Far- than 300 strikes against high-
thest on the right is Ramparts ways, bridges, supply barges
editor David Horowitz, and and other installations inside
third from the right is editor North Vietnam on Monday.
Peter Collier. Man at the far Radio Hanoi claimed three Am-
left is a newsman. erican aircraft were shot down
There was no confirmation
from the U.S. Command, which
does not report downed air-
craft until search and rescue
missions have ended.

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