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Students protest as

The Michigan Daily-Thursday, March 18, 1982-Page 3
Group calls defense
budget 'inadequate'

The University
engineering professor
for a faculty membe
small group of stude
research activities
Electrical an
Engineering Prof.
named the Henry Ru
is work in holograph
nce speech to ap
of ten students hande
dants of the lecture,
and the University for
an independent resea
that is heavily involv
tment of Defense cont
Leith, who works in
and holography, spen
t the Environment
stitute in Michigan,
almost two thirds o
research budget from

receives award
Y WITT -Prior to 1973, ERIM was a branch of
the University under the name of
presented an Willow Run Laboratories. Through its
rits highest award history, Willow Run/ERIM researchers
er yesterday as a have been leaders in the field of remote
nts protested the sensing, which the military used during
of this year's the Vietnam war to detect enemies hid-
den in the jungle.
d Computer "LEITH IS just a symbol of what's
Emmett Leith, going on between the University and
ssell Lecturer for ERIM and the history of the Univer-
y, gave his accep- sity's involvement with military
packed Rackham research," said Doug Plante, a mem-
ber of Science for the People, one of two
sentation, a group groups which sponsored the
d leaflets to atten- "educational protest."
chastizing Leith The literature being distributed by
remaining tied to members of Science for the People and
.rch organizations the Committee for Research on In-
ed in U.S. Depar- telligence and Military stated: "There
racts. is no honor in supporting the connection
the field of optics between the University and those who
ds part of his time produce the technologies of mass
al Research In- destruction."
, which receives The Henry Russell Lecture award is
f its $20 million presented each year since 1925 to
the Pentagon. recognize a faculty member for his or
her teaching and research

WASHINGTON (UPI) - An influen-
tial citizen's committee said yesterday
the administation's defense budget is
dangerously inadequate and should be
increased by nearly $100 billion over the
next five years.
In contrast to members of Congress
who seek to trim the $214 billion defense
program in order to reduce the deficit,
the Committee on the Present Danger
issued a statement calling it "grossly
inadequate" given the dimensions of
the Soviet threat.
IT IS RIDICULOUS to say we can't
afford it," Herbert Stein, a member of
the President's Economic Policy Ad-
visory Board who serves n the commit-
tee's executive board, told a news con-

Some 40 members of the committee,
a private group which was in the
forefront of the successful effort to bar
ratification of the SALT II treaty, hold
key positions in the administration.
They include Eugene Rostow, head of
the Arms Control and Disarmament
Agency, and Paul Nitze, U.S. negotiator
at the Geneva talks on intermediate-
range missiles in Europe.
William Van Cleave, director of the
Defense and Strategic Studies Program
at the University of Southern Califor-
nia, said the short-term spending would
go 4to increase defenses around the
existing Minutemen missiles as well as
to beef up the present B-52 strategic
bomber program.

Canterbury Loft presents The Clown Conspiracy of New York City in "You
Can't Hurry Love," a classic clown show. 8 p.m., at 332 S. State St.
Public Health-Noontime Film Fest, Children in Peril & Don't Give Up on
Me, 12:05 p.m., Aud. SPH II
Alternative Action-Better Active Today than Radioactive Tomorrow, 8
p.m., UGLI Multi-purpose Rm.
Cinema Guild-Black Orpheus, 7 & 9 p.m., Lorch hall.
Ann Arbor Film Coop-Battle of Chile (Parts 1 & 2), 7 p.m., Aud. A, Angell.
Classic Film Theatre-Women in Love, 4,7 & 9:30 p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Alice Lloyd Pilot Program-Hamburger, USA& Hunger in America, 8:30
p.m., Red Lounge.'
Halfass Reading Series-"From C2 to A2-Four poets from Detroit's Cass
Corridor," 9:30 p.m., Halfway Inn, East Quad.
Eclipse Jazz-Jam Session, 9:30 p.m., Univ. Club.
Union Arts Program-Music at Midweek, Michael Sedloff, Cellist, 12 p.m.,
Pendleton Rm., Union.
School of Music-Concert band & Chamber Winds-Carl St. Clair, conduc-
tor,=8 p.m., Hill Aud.; String Dept. Recital, 8 p.m., Recital Hall, Fortepiano
Recital-Ellen Foster, MM, 8 p.m., Rackham Assembly Hall.
Ark-The Harmony Sisters, 9 p.m., 1421 Hill.
American Indian Law Students Association-American Indian Rights; A
Legal Paradox, NancyKita, 3 p.m., Karl Funke, 4p m., Hutchins hall, R.
Communication Dept.-Judge James L. Oakes, "The Doctrine of Prior
Restraint," 4 p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre.
American Culture-Prof. Thomas Render, "The Quest for City Culture:
New York City, 1754-1831," 4 p.m., E. Conference Rm., Rackham Bldg.
- Medicinal Chem.-Joseph P. Marino, "Biomimetric Oxidations of
Phenolic Compounds and Amines via Organoselenuranes," 4 p.m., 3554 CC
Developmental Biology & Genetics-David Shappirio, "Insect Metamor-
phosis and Diapause," 12-1 p.m., 1139 Nat. Sci.
Japanese Studies-William Malm, "Hidden Japanese Music Treasures at
the University of Michigan," 12 p.m., Commons Rm., Lane Hall.
Health Psychology-Irwin Rosenstock, "Research in Health Behavior &
Health Education," 12-1 p.m., Rm. A-154, VAMedical Ctr., 2215 Fuller Rd.
Vision/Hearing-Mathew Alpern, "On the Color of Light Striking the
Retina Obliquely-Part III," 12:15-1:30 p.m., 2055 MHRI.
English-Bert Hornback, "The Other Portion of Bleak House," 8 p.m., E.
Conf. Rm., Rackham.
Atmospheric & Oceanic Science-Ernest Fontheim, "A Statistical Study
of Precipitating Electrons," 4 p.m., 2233 Space Res. bldg.
Urban Planning-Allan Feldt, "Changing Social Values," 11-noon, 1040
Dana Bldg.
Great Lakes & Marine Environment-Paul W. Webb, "Form, Function, &
Locomotor Behavior of Fish," 4 p.m., White Aud., Cooley.
Hopwood Rm.-Tea & Reading by Jim Gustafson, 3:30 p.m., Hopwood
Rm., 106 Angell.
Computer, Info. & Control Eng.-John Palmer, "VLSI and the Revolution
in Numeric Computation," 3:30 p.m., 2084 E. Eng.
Chemistry-Don Borseth, "Microwave Spectra and Molecular Structure
of Cyclopentene & Cyclobutene Ozonides & 1, 2, 4-Trithiolane," 4 p.m., 1200
Museum of Art-Art Break, Barbara Hamel, "Fit for a Queen," 12:10-
12:30 p.m.
Computing Center-Chalk Talk, "Magnetic Tape Utility Programs,"
12:10-1 p.m., 1011 NUBS; Workshop, Forrest hartman, "Edit Procedures,"
3:30-5 p.m., B114 MLB.
ME & AM-Walter Cornelius, "Some Highlights of Past Engine Com-
bustion Research at General Motors Research Laboratories," 3:45 p.m.,
Aud., Chrysler Center.
Transportation Engineers-Herbert Levinson, "New Calculations for
Highway Capacity," 12:15 p.m., 1217 E. Eng.
Women Engineers-Tom Morson, "Stress Management," 7-8:30 p.m.,
Pendleton Rm., Union.
AAUP-Ronald Teigen, 12:30 p.m., Mich. Rm., League.
English-Ingo Seidler, "On the manipulation of Horizons," 7:30 p.m., W.
Conference Rm., Rackham.
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship-7 p.m., Union.
Campus Crusade for Christ-7 p.m., 2003 Angell Hall.
Med. Center Bible Study-12:30 p.m., Rm. F2230 Mott Children's Hosp.
Regents-1 p.m., Regents Rm., Fleming Ad. Bldg.
Folk Dance Club-Ballroom Dancing, 7-8:30 p.m., League.
Scottish Country Dancers-Beginning class, 7 p.m., intermediate class, 8
p.m., Union.
Tau Beta Pi-Free tutoring (in lower-level math and science courses), 7-11
p.m., 307 UGLI and 8-10 p.m., 2332 Bursley.
League-International Night, Germany, 5-7:15 p.m.

Turner Geriatric Facility-Free classes for older persons with either mild
or severe hearing problems. 10-noon, Communicative Disorders Clinic at

e * DailyPhoto by DOUG McMA HON
Brad Burton, a student in the School of Natural Resources, enjoys the last
days of winter with a few more moments of ice fishing.
Indian activist Means
urges fight for rights

New restrictions sought
for research documents

(Continued from Page 1),
benefit individuals or universities
"If, in a proposal, an investigator
describes a machine that is patentable,
for example, and that proposal is
released, then you've given it away,"
Lesch said.
"We'll be asking, 'Is there or is there
not proprietary information in the
proposal that can be and should be
protected from release?' " he said.
Lesch said that in the past, if a
faculty member had wanted such in-
formation kept confidential, the ad-
ministration would comply. He said,
however, that he could not remember
a case in which a researcher had made
such a request.
"WITH THE increasing awareness of
possible patents, we decided we better
formalize this procedure," he ex-
Lesch said that under the proposed
policy, information pertaining to the
purpose and scope of .every project
would remain public. "You can't just
mark anything willy-nilly. You will
have to be able to provide justification
for it."
He estimated that the policy might be
applicable to between 5 percent and 10
percent of research proposals.

MSA PRESIDENT Feiger said such a
policy might violate the state's
Freedom of Information Act. Acgor-
ding to Lesch, however, the act does 'not
apply to the type of material the policy
would restrict.
Lesch said the proposal was to be
reviewed yesterday by Overberger,
and could be sent on for the approval of
the University's executive officers
Feiger said he is meeting with Lesch
today to find out what parts of his latest
request for defense-related information
will be denied, and he plans to take the
issue up with the University Regents
this afternoon.

(Continued from Page 1)
and natural, with the last being the
most preferable.
"Civil rightsis nothing more than
base greed. It's an attempt by groups of
people to get a piece of stolen pie from
the original thieves," Means said.
Means is the leader of the Yellow
Thunder Camp Indian settlement in the
Black Hills of South Dakota. He first
gained fame as a key defendant in the
1973 Wounded Knee trials. At present,
Means is involved in a federal court
case concerning the eviction of the
Yellow Thunder Camp from its Black
Hills site.
THE CAMP bases its existence
claims on the 1868 Fort Laramie
Treaty, Article 6 of the U.S. Con-
stitution, and the 1978 Indian Freedom
of Religion Act. In 1878, however, the
U.S. government seized the land after
extensive gold deposits were found in
the hills. Recently, the Supreme Court
condoned the government land seizure
and ruled monetary compensation for
the Indians. But the Indians reject this
offer and maintain that the Black Hills
are not for sale.
Means, however, did not focus on the
camp in his speech at the law school.
Instead, he addressed the"propaganda
coup" of the United Staes which has
been very successful in. propagating
falsehoods about the origins of the
American Indians.
"Slave owner Thomas Jefferson said
that the Indians came from China
during the Ice Age," Means said, later
laughing over the statement. "Not one
fact ever justified that, yet it's taught in
this nation's universities."
DENYING other false Indian origin
notions, Means said, "The Mormons
think we're Jewish and those intellec-
tual clowns on the circuit these days
say we came from the sunken continent
of Atlantis."
Complimenting the success of such
propaganda, Means said, "The white

man even has Indians professing we
came from China - and sounding very
legitimate. My people doubt their very
Means then shifted his discussion to
compliments of his own people. "We
understand the cycle of life. According
to the anthros and archaes and all the
other ologists, we didn't suffer from
any diseases, not any, not even tooth
HE CONTINUED along these lines by
comparing Indians to the other peoples
of the world. "We don't want change.
If you're happy, why change a good
thing? Unhappy people make history,
by looking for utopia on earth, whether
by trickle down or Marxism."
Means emphasized his apprisal of
present day society stating that "the
'death culture' has taken everyone
toward species suicide." He qualified
his ideology by saying, "It all began
when Isaac Newton reduced natural
beauty to a linear mathematical
The concept of utopia or heaven on
earth isn't helping the earth's "natural
beings," Means said. In order to bring
a new and different revolution to the
world from human , to civil, to natural
rights, people must listen to their
ultimate mothers, Means said. The
ultimate mother is the land, he added.
Means was introduced by hisbrother
William, who said, "Whenever people
have pursued rights, they have been
called patriots. Others have been
called militants. There is a fine line
between patriots and militants. Russell
is the patriot."

The second issue of the
students at 6618 Haven Hall.
Articles are now being sought for the third issue. For more in-
formation: EmiltArca, 764-5806; or Carolyn Ruis, 996-4190.

Sunday Funnies
March 25, 26,27 8pm
Schorling Aud. Sch, of Ed 2.50
Dinner Theater
March 28 5:30
University Club 5.50
April 1,D2,3n 8pm
Mendelssohn Theater- 2.50
Pint-Size Prod.

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For One Day Only-Sunday, March 21, 1982

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