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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 15, 1980-Page 3
Campus Conuunist Party battles prejudice

Campus supporters of the Communist Party's
Gus Hall/Angela Davis presidential ticket admit
sat either Jimmy Carter or Ronald Reagan will
be the next resident of the White House.
"Gus and Angela won't get elected, that's ob-
vious," said Danny Spector, national
organization director of the Detroit branch of the
Young Workers Liberation League. "But a vote
for them isn't wasted. We can't just pick out the
winner in this race, or there will be no winners
anong the people."
-,The Hall/Davis campaign is geared toward
making voters aware of their alternatives in the
ovember election, according to campus volun-
teers. Students have beer} receptive to
Fall/Davis literature, they said4 but they also
noted many people hesitate to accept leaflets
because the word "communist" appears on

Members urge voters to review options

"THAT'S SOMETHING we have to over-
come," John Sokolow, a student working on the
campaign said. "The height of anti-communism
in this country is the highest in the world. In
other places, it's a respected part of the political
Votes for Hall and Davis will provide a
springboard for an anti-monopoly, labor-based
party that will soon be able to initiate fundamen-
tal changes in American society, Spector said.
"We have to begin forming a new party, one
that will unite people, right now," Sokolow ex-
plained. "It takes time, it's a process, but it has
to be started.
"GUS AND ANGELA are more in tune with

the people than any of the other candidates," he
Hall, general secretary of the Communist Par-
ty in the United States since 1959, is conducting
his third campaign as the party's presidential
candidate. First-time vice-presidential can-
didate Angela Davis is co-chairwoman of the
National Alliance Against Racial and Political
Oppression, an organization that works to free
so-called U.S. political prisoners.
The Hall/Davis campaign, according to Spec-
tor, is stressing the importance of this election
for the nation's youth. "At a time when the
military budget is bigger than ever," he said,
"the ruling class is trying to do away with public
education because there isn't enough money for

"THE RESPONSE on campus is very, very
positive," Sokolow said. "Last spring, for in-
stance, when Gus and Angela were trying to get
on the ballot in Michigan, 5,000 signatures were
collected on (the University) campus alone."
He added that this does not mean there are
5,000 Hall and Davis supporters, but rather that
many people favor more open ballot access for
minor candidates.
Tim Feeman, another student working for the
Hall/Davis campaign, said the issues of instruc-
tional staff cutbacks and tuition increases were
being addressed by the Communist Party.
OTHER STUDENTS involved in the
Hall/Davis campaign said the possible closing of

the Women's Studies program and pressures on
the Residential College are examples of
progressive programs started at the University
during the late 60s and early 70s that are being
cut systematically.
Sokolow said a strong show of support for Hall
and Davis by University students would have a
tremendous effect on the University.
"If the Regents saw that 100-200 students here
were fed up enough with things that they voted
for Gus and Angela, they would have to start to
comply with the goals the University set up on
things like affirmative action," Sokolow said.
"There's such a level of demoralization,
despair, a feeling that -you can't do anything
about it," Spector said. "But you can. It doesn't
make sense for young people to vote for can-
didates supporting draft registration or an arms
race at the expei se of jobs programs and
education," he said.

AAFC-The 400 Blows, Aud. A, Angell Hall, 7, 10:30 p.m., Stolen Kisses,
Cinema Guild-Footlight Parade, Lorch Hall, 7,9:15 p.m.
Max Kade Haus-Maskerade, Oxford Conference Room, 8 p.m.
Special Education Program-Early Infantile Autism: The Clinical Pic-
ture Through Adulthood, Whitney Aud., School of Education Bldg., 2 p.m.
Ark "Hoot Night," Open mike, 1421 Hill, 9 p.m.
Department of Theater-Chinamen, Arena Theater, 4:10 p.m.
Major Events-Al Jarreau, Hill Auditorium, 8p.m.
School of Music-Piano Chamber Music, Recital Hall, 8 p.m.
CAAS-Colloquium, Vonnie McLoyd, "What is the Study of Black Children
the Study of?," 246 Lorch Hall, noon.
Chemistry school-B. Janik, "Practical Applications of Electrophoresis
on Cellulosic Media," 1200 Chem. Bldg., 4 p.m., Also, Peter Smith, "Who
Changed the Label on that Bottle?," 1300 Chem., 4 p.m..
CMB-Saul Kit, "Clone-Purified Herpesvirus Thymidine Kinase Genes
can be Expressed in Prokaryotes and Eukeryotes," W. Lecture Hall, 4 p.m.
Computing Center-Fred Swartz, "Intro to Interactive FORTRAN, 3082
Nat. Science, 3:30-5 p.m.
CREES-Igor Yefimov, "Two Types of Rubles in the Soviet Economy,"
Lane Hall, noon.
Fluid Mechanics-H. S. Tan, "Convective Mantle Flow and Plate
Dynamics of the Earth," 1042 E. Engin., 4 p.m.
German-Dietrich Sattler, "Holderin und die Alchemia," Rackham
Assembly Hall, 8:30 p.m.
Hillel-Jones Greenfield, "The Dead Sea Scrolls after 30 years," 1429 Hill,
8 p.m.
Industrial and Operational Engineering, Robert Haesser, "Production
Planning and Scheduling for an Integrated Container Company," 229 W.
FEngineering, 4p.m.
Linguistics-Miles Woken, "Repair in Intercultural Conversation," 3518
Frieze, 12: 10 p.m.
Near Eastern Studies-Carleton Hodge, "Lislaka: Problems and Prospec-
ts in Relating Afro-Asiatics and Indo-Europeans," 3050 Frieze, 4 p.m.
Nuclear Engin.-William Kerr, "How Safe is Safe Enough," Cooley Bldg.,
Baer Room, 4 p.m.
PIRGIM-Bret Einon, "Movements of the Media," 143MaSon;7p m.°"
Presidential Lecture Series-Sheldon Glashow, "Toward a Unified Theory
of the Forces of Nature," Rackham Ampitheater, 3 p.m.
Psychiatry-Arnold Modell, "Affects and their Non-Communication: The
Role of Object Relations in the Treatment of Narcisistic Disorders," CPH
Aud., 9:30-11 a.m..
Washtenaw Audobon Society-Dr. George Wallace, "My World of Birds,"
'U' Botanical Gardens, 7:30 p.m.
ACSE-SAM--Discussions, "Are they hiring you as a Practicing Engineer
or a Manager Trainee?," 311 W. Engineering, noon; 262 North Hall, 3:30
CRLT-Workshop with Alfred Storey, "Speaking Skills, register at 763-
2396, 3-5 p.m.
Extension Service-Workshop, "Great Lakes Regional Ocean Pollution
Monitoring," through Oct. 17, League, 10 a.m. '
LSA Student Gov't.-meeting in 3909 Union, 6:15 p.m.
Organization of Arab Students-Reception for new students, International
Center, 7 p.m.
ECKANKAR-Discussion based on "Dialogues with the Master" by Paul
Twitchell, 302 E. Liberty, 7:30 p.m.
Research Club-Meeting in West Conference Room; Rackham, 8 p.m.
SPAM-Meeting, Mark Tucker on Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 3rd floor of
Burton Tower, 7-9 p.m.
Stilyagi Air Corps-Meeting, Union Conf. Rooms, 8 p.m.
Special Libraries Assn.-Panel discussion, League Library, 8 p.m.
University Hospital-Opening of Women's Evening Gynecology Service,
Women's Hospital, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
WCBN-Call in,, "Budget Priorities and University Programs," 6-7 p.m.
CPP-Career workshop, "Computers," sponsored by Burroughs Corp.,
Union Pendleton Room, 4-6 p.m.
Couzens Human Sexuality Series-"U" Health Service Contraception
Education Program," Couzens living room, 7-9 p.m.
Extension Service-Seminar, "On-line Searching Lockheed Dialog Data
Bases," Winchell House, 12:30 p.m.; refresher at 8 a.m., Michigan Union.
National Lawyers Guild-Draft counseling training, Hutchins Hall, Room
138, 4 p.m.
Recreational Sports-Clinic, "How to Treat Your Level of Fitness,"
NCRB, 7:30-9 p.m.
Russian House-Poetry reading by Alexei Tsetkov, Vandenburg Co-op, 8
SWE-Pre-interview program, 207 W. Engin.; USAF, 8:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m.; Honeywell, 1-4 p.m.


Friday, October 17 from 8-10pm
in the
East Dining Room at Bursley Hall
Between representatives of
Anderson, Carter and Reagan.
Interviewers from Ann Arbor and Detroit newspapers will be
asking the questions following the League of Women Voter's

Grad. Students

RSG Election

October 20-22
Vote for your Divisional Rep.
(Fishbowl/Diag 20-22)

AP Photo

Mid-air crash kills three

Officials sift through the debris of a single-engine plane that came down in
the backyard of a subdivision home after colliding in mid-air with another
plane over Waterford yesterday. Both pilots and a passenger on one of
the planes were killed in the crash. A Waterford Township police spokes-
person said it was "miraculous" no one on the ground was hurt because one
of the planes missed the home above by just a few feet. Wreckage was
widely scattered and debris damaged a few homes, but police said the dam-
age was not serious.
Housing experts to
gather in Ann Arbor



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Experts on everything from leaky
faucets to eviction laws will be in Ann
Arbon.this weekend for a, regional con-
ference on "Housing for the People."
The event, sponsored by the Public
Interest Research Group in Michigan,
will run from Thursday, Oct. 16 through
Sunday, Oct. 19. In addition to
workshops on housing repairs, tenant
rights, community organizing, and
other housing related topics, the con-
ference will feature addresses by
Georgia state Senator Julian Bond and
Gray Panthers activist Maggie Kuhn.
coordinator Dawn McMartin, Ann Ar-
bor's housing situation makes it a good
place to hold the conference. "Ann Ar-
bor is an ideal place to have the con-
ference, since it has the second highest
rent rates in the nation," said McMar-
"We think of it as a housing teach-
in," she continued. "We want to teach
residents how to get together and solve
their housing problems."
ALL CONFERENCE workshops are
free and open to the public. Workshop
organizers will come from as far as
New Jersey and California. Local ex-
perts on housing inspection and ad-
ministration will include Ann Arbor
Housing Inspector Bill Yadlouski and
City Planner Fred Bohl.

Conference planners also hope to do
several conference follow-up projects,
including mailings and producing video
and sound recordings of the conference
for distribution to area libraries.
Workshops on selected topics will be
held from 1 p.r. to 7 p.m. Friday and
10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Maggie
Kuhn will open the address with her
speech tomorrow night, while Bond will
present the concluding address Sunday


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How the human mind
can expand the realm
of possibility.
"No barriers, no masses of.
matter however enormous, can
withstand the powers of
the mind; the remotest corners
yield to them; all things suc-
cumb; the very heaven itself
is laid open." These words
were written by a man named
Marcus Manilius almost 2,000
years ago.
Read them carefully. -
And remember them well.

has long since turned to dust.
These words express a
truth that time cannot age or
alter. Because there is in all of
us a need to understand that
is immortal and insatiable. A
need that makes the unknow-
able food for thought and the
unheard-of music to our ears.
At Conoco Chemicals we
are more than mindful of this
need. It is an intrinsic part of
what we are and what we hope
to be. For our need to know
has compelled us to develop
the kind of technology that
will solve the problems we naru

barrier between what is possi-
ble and what is not.
The many advancements
and refinements that we are
presently responsible for are,
we feel, both proof and promise.
Because the level of tech-
nology that we have achieved
is only the beginning of the
kind of expertise that we are
striving to attain.
For Manilius was right.
There are no real boundaries
to the realm of possibility.
There are only opportunities.
Opportunities that we intend
to tirelessly nursue .nnorrii-






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