The Michigan Daily-Friday, December 10, 1982-Page 3
Group protests Soviet
appearance at Crisler
By BILL HANSON
A group of about ten people braved
last night's frigid temperatures and
gathered outside Crisler Arena-the
site of the USSR-Michigan men's gym-
nastics exhibition-to protest human
rights violations in the Soviet Union.
"We're here to protest the internment
of Soviet Jews and others who want to
live their lives in freedom," group
spokesperson Jerry Rogers of South-
ROGERS SAID the group was spon-
sored by the Detroit Soviet Jewry
Committee of the Jewish Community
Council, and the campus Chabad
The protesters, who gathered at the
top of steps at Crisler's Stadium
Boulevard entrance, handed out
literature to entering spectators and
waved signs with slogans such as, "Ex-
port Jews not vodka."
Much of the literature pertained to
dissident Anatoly Shcharansky, a
Soviet Jew imprisoned in 1978 for
"espionage'' and "anti-Soviet
HE HAS reportedly been on a self im-
posed hunger strike since Sept. 26 and is
considered to be close to death.
BESIDES calling attention to the
plight of Shcharansky, Rogers said his
group wanted to make an impression on
the visiting Soviet gymnasts - many of
whom are KGB members, Rogers said.
When the gymnasts return to
the Soviet Union, Rogers said, they are
debriefed by government officials. It is
important that these Soviet officials
know of protests in the United States or
else they will "'clamp down even har-
der" on Jews, he said.
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Demonstrators outside Crisler Arena last night protest the treatment of
Soviet Jews as Russian gymnasts perform inside.
Leon Jaworski dies
JAWORSKI had not returned to the
From AP and UPI courtroom since 1974, when he suc-
WIMBERLY, Texas- Leon Jawor- cessfully argued before the U.S.
ski, who gained fame as a special Supreme Court that the White House
prosecutor, in the Watergate in- had to release tape recordings, which
vestigation, died yesterday afternoon linked Nixon to the Watergate scandal.
at his Texas ranch, a spokesperson for "You just don't argue another case
the Hays County sheriff's office said. after you've argued 'the United States
He was 77. versus Nixon' before the Supreme
Jaworski was working with ranch Court," he said. Jaworski considered
foreman John Clayton about two miles his successful battle for the Nixon
from Jaworski's ranch house when he tapes the apex of his legal career.
collapsed at about 3:30 p.m., according "My understanding is he had a heart
to Justice of the Peace Sonny Gold. attack out in the field cutting wood,
"John told me he just fell over. He which is what he loved to do. He was in
didn't make a sound," Gold said. good spirits, happy, he was up at the
Clayton, who was trained in car- ranch like he loved to be," said attorney
diopulmonary resuscitation, spent an Tom McDade, a member of Jaworski's
hour trying to revive him, Gold said, law firm in Houston.
The Dickens Fellowship presents Prof. Bert Hornback's public reading of
A Christmas Carol" along with seasonal music from the Cantabile Brass
Quintet..Caroling will follow the performance. It all begins at 8 p.m. at
Clements Library tonight and tomorrow night.
Alt. Action-Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 7,8:45 & 10:30 p.m., MLB 3.
AAFC-Arabian Nights, 7 & 9:30 p.m., Aud. A Angell Hall.
Cinema Guild-It's a Wonderful Life, 7 & 9:20 p.m., Lorch.
Cinema 2-Fourteen Americans, 7 p.m., Stavisky, 8:40 p.m., MLB 4.
Performance Network-"Scrooge," 8p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Ark-Malcolm Daglish & Grey Larsen and their band, 9 p.m., 1421 Hill.
School of Music-University Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Choir, all-
Stravinsky concert, 8 p.m., Hill Aud; Gamelan ensemble, 8 p.m., Rackham.
Prof. Theatre Program-"Tintypes," 8p.m., Power Center.
Canterbury Loft-"Equus," 8p.m., 332S. State.
UM Dance Company-Dance & music performance, 8 p.m., Dance Bldg.
Chemistry-Richard Tomko, "Polymeric Catalysis," 2:30 p.m., 1300
Chem.; Hector Abruna, "Specially Modified Electrodes," 4 p.m., 1200 Chem.
Duplicate Bridge Club-7:15 p.m., League.
Int'l. Student Fellowship-7 p.m., 4100 Nixon Rd.
Tae Kwon Do Club-5 p.m., CCRB.
Dental School Student Bible Study-1 p.m., B312A Dental School.
Aikido Club-5 p.m., Sports Bldg.
Museum of Art-Art Break, "Something for Christmas," 12:10 p.m.
Folk Dance-Dancing 8 p.m. to midnight; teaching 8-9:30 p.m., corner
State & William, 3rd floor.
Hockey-Michigan vs. Ferris St., 7:30 p.m., Yost.
Women's Swimming-Michigan vs. Oakland Univ., 6:30 p.m., Mann Pool.
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