The Michigan Daily-Sunday, March 23, 1980-Page 3
SOVIE T INTER VENTION BLAMED:
Afghan famine predicted
NEW. DELHI, India (AP) - Soviet
intervention in Afghanistan and the
continuing guerrilla war is critically af-
fecting the country's agricultural
production and there could be a famine
later this year, according to reliable
reports reaching India.
"It's very serious, and the Soviets,
who have their own shortfall, are going
to have difficulties helping the Afghans.
People are going to starve, really,"
said a West European diplomat based
in Kabul. He was interviewed after his
recent arrival in New Delhi.
The diplomat and other sources, who
declined to be identified, predicted a 30
per cent to 50 per cent drop in
Afghanistan's grain output this year.
THE SOVIET-BACKED regime of
President Babrak Karmal has announ-
ced Afghanistan will import thousands
of tons of fertilizer and wheat seeds
from the Soviet Union. But an informed
Kabul resident interviewed here
predicted the shipments would not
arrive in time to help.
He noted road transport in
Afghanistan is uncertain because of at-
tacks by Moslem guerrillas who have
been battling a succession of Marxist
regimes for nearly two years along with
the Soviet troops that began moving in-
to the country in December. He also
said the traditional 'seed distribution
system, through feudal landlords,
collapsed in the past year because of a
hastily improvised land reform
"SOME PEASANTS have been
reported refusing government-supplied
seeds and others will not plow because
they received parcels of land without
compensating the previous owners in
violation of Islamic law," the source:
According to official Afghan
statistics, 72 per cent of the country's
labor force is directly or indirectly
engaged in agriculture, and many
peasants have left the land to join the
Grain production reportedly dropped
20 per cent in 1979 from an estimated
four miillion tons the year before,
largely because of a poor snowfall.
Snow provides much of Afghanistan's
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Two European children, abandoned by their father in the Australian
outback, are saved by a young Aborigine boy. The friendship between
them is destroyed, however, as they near civilization and cultural
differences begin to intrude. A breathtaking film, both in its images and
vision of the world. With JENNY AGUTTER and LUCIEN JOHN. (95 min.).
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Friday: BRINGING UP BABY
Kathleen Dannemiller, assistant to the vice-president for student services at the University, talks with Carol Dick and
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The fair, held in the Modern Languages Building, included workshops on general subjects such as "Interviewing
Assertively," and specific topics relating to career fields.
Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation-Bighorn, Greenhouse, 10
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a Cinema Two-Walkabout, 7, 9 p.m., Aud. A, Angell Hall.
Cinema Guild-Tliroshima Mon Amour, 7,9:05 p.m. Old Arch. Aud.
Dharma Study Group-Seminar, 8:30 a.m., Room E, Michigan League,
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Hillel-Raul Hilberg, "The Final Solution," 2 p.m., Rackham Am-
Ann Arbor Chamber Orchestra-featuring Aaron Copland's "Appalachian
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Hillel - dance performance, "Personal and Artistic Responses to the
Holocaust," 7:15 p.m., Pendleton Rm., Union.
Ethnic Theatre Festival-Echo Hawk Indian Theatre Company, "Coycote
in the Land of Enchantment," children's play, 2 p.m., Mendelssohn Theatre.
Ethnic Theatre Festival-Echo Hawk Indian Theatre Company, "Firelife
' and Legends,"8 p.m., Mendelssohn Theatre.
Graduate Women's Network-pot luck brunch, 12 noon, Guild House, 802
Gay discussion group-Gay health issues, 6:30 p.m., Guild House, 802
Hiking Club-meet at 1:30 p.m., Rackham N.W. entry on E. Huron.
School of Metaphysics-Seminar entitled, "Abundance: Your Inheritan-
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Cinema Guild-Polish Film Series: Man of Marble, 7 p.m., Nights and
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PIRGIM-Union Maids, Emerging Woman, Antonia, Kuenzel Rm., Union,
Arbor Alliance-The Other Way, 2235.Angell, 7:30 p.m.
Pub. Health Stud. Assoc.-"Primary Health Care in Rural Tanzania,"
M112, SPH II, noon.
Ctr. for Near Eastern and N. African Stud.-Joel Beinin, "The Emergence
of the Egyptian Working Class," Lane Hall Commons Rm., noon.
Applied Mechanics-Walter Debler, "Interferometric Observations of
Stratified'Flows," 219 W. Engin, 4 p.m.
Symposium in Critical Theory-Murray Krieger, ''Literary Criticism: A
Primary or Secondary Art?" Rackham Ampitheater, 4 p.m.
St. Mary's Student Chapel-Marc Mauer, "Alternatives to Lockup,"
Gabriel Richard Ctr. Lounge, 7 p.m.
Hillel-Lawrence L. Langer, "Versions of Survival: The Psychology of
LONDON (AP) - The brutal but ap-
parently motiveless slaying of a crip-
pled, 87-year-old woman has provoked
police fears that a "killing-for-kicks"
trend has begun in normally peaceful
Detectives said the city's historically
low homicide rate has been going up the
past few years and so have incidents of
brutal assaults. Often, authorities said,
the crimes have been committed for
small sums of money - or nothing at
THERE WERE 179 homicides in
London in 1979 compared with 118 the.
year before, Scotland Yard reported.
And although that represents a tiny
fraction of the number of killings in
similarly sized cities like New York,
police here are worried. New York had
1,733 homicides last year, a police
spokesperson there said.
"We could be seeing the start of
something very unpleasant - violence
for kicks and even killing for kicks,"
said a London detective investigating
the death of Jose Shattock, the 87-year-
old widow whose fully clothed body was
found dumped in a water-filled tub.
"It was an apparently motiveless and
vicious crime - yet another brutal at-
tack on a defenseless old lady," said
Chief of Detectives Mike Huins.
LAST CHRISTMAS Day, an 86-year-
old woman was beaten up in her home
in East London and died from a frac-
tured skull. On Jan. 9, a 53-year-old
woman was found strangled and
mutilated in her apartment in south-
A 62-year-old woman was stabbed to
death in her south London apartment on
Police arrested a man after the
killing Feb. 13, but he has not been
The University of Michigan
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Third Distinguished Senior Faculty Lecture Series
Professor Emeritus Gerald Else
in a three-part series, will discuss
The Humanities, Past,
Present, and Future
March31, 1980 The Humanities That Were
April 2, 1980 The Humanities That Are.
April 4,1980 The Humanities That May Be
A reception in Rackham Assembly Hall will follow the final lecture
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Student residences available. Student parking provided for commuter
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A Glimpse Into Darkness
CONFERENCE ON THE HOLOCAUST
March 23, 24, 25
Sunday, March 23
Raiul Hilberg: "The Final Solution" Keynote Address
2:00 P.M. Rackham Amphitheatre
Personal and Artistic Responses to the Holocaust
Workshops: Faith After the Holocaust
Children of Survivors
Experiences in Nazi-Occupied Poland
Personal Accounts of Survivors
7:15 P.M. Pendleton Room Union
Monday, March 24
Lawrence L. Langer: "Versions of Survival:
The Psychology of Victim Response"
7:30 P.M. Rackham Amphitheatre
Tuesday, March 25
Carol Rittner, R.S.M.
"The Holocaust: Humanity's Shame"
7:30 P.M. Rackham Amphitheatre
Sponsored by: Vice-President for Academic Affair's, College of
Literature, Science and the Arts Student Government, B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundation, Office of Ethics and Religion, Lord
of Light Lutheran Church, Temple Israel, Congregation Beth
Achim, St. Mary's Chapel, Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
Rackham Amphitheatre - 8:00 p.m.
All lectures are open to the public
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