The Michigan Daily-Thursday, November 6, 1980-Page
Panelists caution against
strong Reagan support
Daily Photo by DEBBIE LEWIS
A "DAY-AFTER" panel discussion of the effects of President-elect Ronald Reagan's landslide victory over President
Jimmy Carter was held at the University's Center for Afroamerican and African Studies yesterday.
From AP and UPI
WASHINGTON - President-elect
Ronald Reagan's advisers said yester-
day they expect a joint effort with the
outgoing administration in the effort to
win freedom for Americ;ans held
hostage in Iran, but President Carter
told reporters he doubts there will be
any changes in policy.
Edwin Meese, Reagan's campaign
chief of staff, said no agreement has
been reached on how to proceed jointly
with the Carter White House on the
1hostage issue. But he added, "We will
age predicted in
By JANET RAE
A sense of forboding dominated a
Center for Afroamerican and African
Studies "day-after" panel discussion on
the landslide victory of Ronald Reagan.
"I hope the vote didn't give Reagan
the mandate to do whatever he thinks is
right to do," said Natural Resources
Associate Prof. Bunyan Bryant.
YPSILANTI MAYOR George Good-
man, who is also director of the Univer-
sity Opportunity Program, agreed,
saying that "it is somewhat scary for
me" that Reagan might be inclined to
believe that all those who voted for him
also support all his positions.
Goodman said it is therefore vital
that citizens remain vocal about their
"If we are silent, it will be inherently
taken as a sign of support," Goodman
THE PANEL, speaking on the topic
"The National Presidential Elections,
1980: The Day After," consisted of
Goodman, Bryant, and Janice O'Neal,
a graduate student research assistant.
Goodman, who has predicted that
Carter."was going to win as he tripped
across the finish line," feels that the
president's re-election drive "lacked a
sense of campaign."
"You don't have to go out and slap
people like he (Carter) did," he said.
Goodman also cited a lack in presen-
tation ability. "I think his concession
speech was one of the better speeches
NEW YORK (AP)-Barbara Kiefer
Lewalski of Brown University has been
awarded the 11th annual James Russell
Loell Prize by the Modern Language
Association of America.
She was honored for her book
"Protestant Poetics and the 17th Cen-
tury Religious Lyric." The book was
published in 1979 by Princeton Univer-
he's given in this entire campaign," he
BRYANT analyzed the Carter loss in
a historical perspective. He cited the
existence of a New Deal coalition under
which "everyone was getting
something." According to Bryant, it
was this coalition which succeeded in
putting Carter into office in 1976.
But, he claims, the imbalance of the
high price of energy effectively began
to break this coalition apart.
"Everybody wasn't getting something
... so the white ethnics deserted that
coalition and went for Reagan," he
Bryant also said Carter tried in vain
to pull the New Deal coalition together
again by battling the energy problem as
the "moral equivalent of war" in the
hopes that such an action would
rejuvenate the system much as World
War II did.
O'Neal cited Carter's campaign
strategy as the major reason for his
downfall. She said that his method of
"portraying Reagan as a warmonger
with antiquated simple answers and as
a racist who would divide the country
work out a way in which to cooperate in
any fashion that might help our
national interest and help in getting the
CARTER, WHO summoned reporters'
to the Oval Office to discuss his lan-
dslide loss in Tuesday's election,
stressed that he will be president until
Carter said he does not think Reagan
"would materially change theposture.
we are maintaining" toWard the
Carter reiterated that "we will not do
anything that would violate the honor
and integrity of our country."
He said the hostage crisis obviously
was a factor in Reagan's trium-
ph-especially since the election coin-
cided with the first anniversary of the
takeover of the U.S., Embassy in
Tehran and. the seizure of the 52
Americans still in captivity.
"IT'S IMPORTANT for the world to
realize, and the American public to
realize, that I'll be the president for the
next 2%months," Carter added.
-Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad
Ali Rajai said yesterday Reagan's elec-
tion made no difference to Iran but
another senior official said it now would
t'ake longer for the 52 American
hostages to be released.I
Friends of Ann Arbor Public Library-No Maps on My Taps, 12:30, 7:30+
p.m., Ann Arbor Public Library.
A-V Services-Eat, Drink,.and Be Wary, Food Follies, 12:10 p.m., SPH II
AAFC-Panther Panchali, 7, 9p.m., Aud. A, Angell.
Cinema Guild-Modern Times, 7, 9 p.m., Lorch Hall Aud.
CJS-Bag lunch, lec, Judy Keller, "Japanese Photography: An Introduc-
tion to the Detroit Exhibit," noon, Lane Hall Commons.
Computing Ctr.-Chalk Talk, "How to Read a Dump," 12:30 p.m., 1101
Presidential Lecture Series-Seymour Kety, "Biology, Neuroscience, and
Society," 3p.m., Rackhari Lec. Hall.
W. European Studies-Lec., Frank Schwarz, "Urban Problems of
Venice," 3 p.m., 5005 Angell.
Computing Ctr.-Tom Valerio, "The Symbolic Debugging System," 3:30-5
Bush Prog. in Child Development, School of Ed.-Patricia Graham, "Why
Do We Educate?", 4 p:m., SchorlingAud.
Hillel-Slide Lec., Max Gill, Yoram Koran, "The Techion and is Role in,
Israel's Survival,"8 p.m., 1429 Hill.
Newman Club-"Godspell," 8 p.m., St. Mary's Chapel, William and
Stage Co.-"Papp," 8 p.m., Canterbury Loft.
Theater-Showcase Series, "Table Manners," 8 p.m., Frieze Trueblood
UAC Musket-"Anything Goes," 8p.m., Power Center.
Association for the Performing Arts-"Private Lives," Black Sheep
Repertory Theater, 104 E. Main St., Manchester.
Ark-Peter Alsop, singer/songwriter, 9 p.m., 1421 Hill.
Campus Weight Watchers-Mtg., 5:30 p.m., League Project Room.
PIRGIM-Consumer Task Force Meeting, 6:30) p.m., 4th floor, Mich.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship-Mtgs., 7 p.m., League and Union.
Council for Exceptional Children-monthly meeting, Rap Room, 7 p.m.,
- School of Education.
MSA-Security Task Force mtg., 7:30 p.m., 3909 Union.
Sailing Club-7:45 p.m., 311 W. Engin.
Al Anon-Mtg., 8:30-10 p.m., N2815 U. Hosp. (2nd level).
Ethics and Religion, etc.-Bag lunch workshop, William Johnson, Gay
Counseling Concerns: "Ethical and Political Considerations with Im-
plications for Clinicians," 12-2 p.m., Union Kuenzel Room.
Museum of Anthro.-Bag lunch sem., Mike Polioudakasi, "Some Ap-
plications of Evolutionary Ecology to Contemporary Southeast Asian Social
Organization," noon, 2009 Museum.
Medical Ctr. Bible Study-12:30 p.m., F2230 Mott Library.
Spartacus Youth League-Discussion group, "Cops and Spies Off Cam-
pus! Abolish the CIA!" 1:30 p.m., Michigan Union.
HRD-Workshop, "Shorthand; Brush-up in Theory," 1:30-3:30 p.m., info
Library Science-Convocation, Martin Cummings, "Library Issues and
Development on the National Scene," 1:30 p.m., Vandenberg Room, League.
Chemistry-Sem.W.H. Wever, "Fluorescence of a Molecule near a Metal:
Surface Plasmons and Electron-Hole Excitations," 4 p.m., 1200 Chem.
CPP-Mini-career workshop, "Social Service," Family Service of Detroit,
4-6 p.m., Union Conf. Rm.
WUOM-NPR's "A Question of Peace" Series, replay "'Bertrand
Russell," commentary by philosophy professor Kit Fine, 4 p.m., Kuenzel
International Night-Japan, 5-7:15 p.m., League Cafeteria.
Vision/Hearing-Sem., Wanda Milburn, "Ocular Contourrolling," 12:15
p.m., 2055 MHRI.
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While Reagan planned for the future,
his top strategist explained how the
former actor and California governor
swept to victory.
"We felt that if this election did come
down to the issue of the economic
cluster, if people asked themselves if'
there was better hope to reduce in-
flation with a Reagan presidency, we
would win it, and that's exactly what
happened in the last four or five days of
this campaign," said Reagan's pollster,
HE SAID that according to his polls,
the possible return of the American
hostages from Iran had no significant
effect on the election outcome.
Wirthlin said Reagan would have won
the election even if he had not debated
President Carter last week in
Cleveland. The debate did give Reagan
a strong push, Wirthlin said, but victory
was there even earlier.
He said the debate convinced viewers
that Reagan is not a "dangerous
radical" as he had been portrayed.
As the nationwide tally in a low-
turnout election neared completion, the
dimensions of the Reagan lan-
dslide-and mandate-were in the
WITH 99 percent of the precincts
counted, Reagan had 43 million votes,
or 51 percent; Carter 34.7 million, or 41
percent; independent John Anderson
5.5 million or 7 percent, and Libertarian
Ed Clark one percent.
That translated to 483 electoral votes
for Reagan, who led for 6 in Arkansas,
the only state still too close to call. Car-
ter had only 49. Reagan needed only 270
electoral votes to win.
In a related political development,
Senate Republican Leader' Howard
Baker said yesterday that the Senate,
with its newly formed Republican
majority, will likely give its stamp of
approval to President-elect Reagan's
major legislative programs.
"There'll be a closer working
relationship between the White House
and the Congress-and especially the
Senate-than over the last four years,"
Baker said at a news conference.
The Senate could begin working on
Reagan initiatives-including the deep
tax cut that forms the centerpiece of his
domestic program-shortly after his
inauguration in January, Baker said.
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