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Alternative Action Film Series presents The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith,
Fred Schepisi's powerful Australian film depicting the building of the
modern Australian nation through systematic oppression of the native
Aboriginal population. 7:00 and 9:00 p.m., MLB 4.
AAFC - Casablanca, 7:00 and 10:20, MLB 3. Play It Again Sam, 8:45.
Cinema Guild - Wuthering Heights, 7:00 and 9:00, Lorch.
Cinema 2-Foreign Correspondent, 7:00. Auditorium A. Lifeboat, 9:15,
Aud. A, Angell Hall.
International Center - Philo Bergstein, Dutch Writer-in-Residence, will
read in English from his novels, free, 8 p.m.
Department of Statistics - Aytul Erdal, Cross-Validated Ridge
Regression and Principle Components, 3 p.m., 429 Mason Hall.
School of Natural Resources - Scott Wallinger, "Industrial Forest Land
Management in the South." 3 p.m., 1040 Dana Bldg.
Forum for Third World Women's Concerns - Virginia Vargas,
"Feminism in' Peru," Brown Bag luncheon, noon at the International Cen-
ter, 603 E. Madison.
Center for Continuing Education of Women - Discussion of graduate and
undergraduate admissions procedures and deadlines, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.,
second floor of Coamerica Bank Building, corner of N. University and S.
Institute for Social Research - Fourth Annual Founder's Day Sym-
posium, a day long series of presentations about "research on the Quality of
Life," 9:30 a.m., Rackham Assembly Hall.
Institute of Labour and Industrial Relations - Cynthia Burton and Ed-
ward Cohen-Rosenthal, "Developing a model for quality of Worklife in a
Unionized Setting: Working on the Railroad at Conrail and Milwaukee
Road." 12:15 to 2:00 p.m., Room 6006, ISR.

Life on M*A*S*H*
realistic, say
Korean war vets

When MASH ends its ten-year reign
as one of TV's most popular series
February 28, Ann Arbor residents who
served in the Korean War will be
lamenting the loss of a realistic por-
trayal of life on the front lines.
Ann Arbor resident Spud Watkins, an
Army hospital administrator in Korea,
during 1952, said he especially ap-
preciates the program's commentary
on the war.
"IT REALLY shows the stupidity of
the whole thing," he said, "and it shows
that people really do care about others
in times of crisis."
Watkins, a casualty evacuation
specialist during the war, said the show
generally presents a realistic picture of
life in a MASH unit, but added there are
some differences between television
and real battle situations.
The biggest difference, Watkins said,
was the size of the MASH units. Instead
of the dozen or so patients being cared
for in the television show, "a real
MASH unit will have 35 to 50 patients in
a tent," he said.
"CASUALTIES came in all different
categories and they were coming in all
the time," he said. "This is quite dif-
ferent from what you see on the TV.

There you're seeing only the serious'
trauma cases."
Dr. Thomas Petrick, a retired
physician who served in Korea for the
last seven months of combat, also en-
joys the series and. believes it
realistically presents the war situation.
Unlike Watkins, however, Petrick
said the show takes liberties with
political commentary. "The television
series is pretty close to it when they
stick to medicine, but they take the
social consciousness of the Vietnam
War and transfer it to the Korean War.
It didn't really work that way," he said.
PETRICK POINTED specifically to
the character "Hawkeye," whom he
described as "very uptight about the
war". Petrick said that, although
people felt strongly about the war,
"They weren't that bleeding about it."
DURING THE war Petrick served
with the Korean Military Advisory
Group (KMAG) and was an advisor at a
Korean MASH unit. He explained that
American physicians were needed in
this way because of the inferior training
of the Korean physicians. "I cured the
entire Korean Army of gonorrhea
because they were mis-diagnosing it,"
Petrick said.
See VETS, Page 9

Spittin' image AP Photo

David Becker, a Los Angeles security guard and JoAnn Johnson,
Francisco public relations specialist,pose as the nation's first family
ad promoting Ohrbach's department store's President's Day Sale.

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Student jobs available in Britain, Ireland

February 19


Black Cinema Project - Josephine Baker, Black and Tan, and The Har-
der They Come, 7:30 p.m., Palmer Park Aud.
Ann Arbor Film Co-op - Picnic at Hanging Rock, 7 & 9 p.m., MLB 3.
Cinema Guild - All About Eve, 7 & 9:30 p.m., Lorch.
Cinema Two - Murder Most Foul, 7 p.m., Murder She Said, 8 p.m. Aud. A,
Performance Network - Improvisational comedy revue, "Full Frontal
Lunacy," 9p.m., 408W. Washington.
Professional Theater Program - "Old Times," 8 p.m., Trueblood Arena,
Frieze Bldg.
Organization of Arab Students, Arab-American Association of Ann Arbor
- Dr. Ghassan Issa, "Save the Children of Lebanon," 3 p.m., Pendleton
Rm., Union.
Ann Arbor Go-Club - 2 p.m., 1433 Mason.
Tae Kwon Do Club - 9 a.m., martial arts rm., CCRB.
Women's Aglow Fellowship - Continental breakfast, Don and Rita Beard
of Living Word Ministries, 9:30 a.m., Holiday Inn West, 2900 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti War Tax Dissidents - Workshop, 12-3 p.m., First
Methodist Church, Wesley Lounge.
Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation - Drop-In Water Volleyball, 5-7 p.m.,
Mack Indoor Pool, 715 Brooks.
School of Metaphysics - Past Life and Health Readings by appointment,
10and 11:30a.m., 209 N. Ashley.
WEMU - Radio Auction.
Hockey - Michigan versus Lake Superior State, 7:30 p.m., Yost Arena.
UM Hospitals - "M.A.S.H. Bash," benefit for hemodialysis program, 7
p.m., Track and Tennis Bldg.
February 20-
Classic Film Theatre - American Pop, 5:30, 7:15, & 9 p.m., Michigan
Black Cinema Project - From These Roots and Thomasine and Bushrod,
7:30 p.m., Palmer Park Aud.
Stearns Lecture Series - Recital Hall, 3 p.m.
February 21
Classic Film Theatre - Planet of the Apes, 3:30 & 7 p.m., Battle for the
Planet of the Apes, 5:30 & 9 p.m., Michigan Theatre.
FLOC support group - 7:30 p.m., 308 E. William.
Washtenaw Association for Retarded Citizens - "Is it Right to Punish
Retarded Persons?" 7:30 p.m., High Point Caretorium, 1735 S. Wagner Rd.
February 22
Divine Shepard Lutheran Church - Film series with James Dobson,
Focus on Family, 7:30 p.m., 2600 Nixon Rd.
Huron Valley MS Society - MS group discussion: "Making Your Life with
MS," 7 p.m., Washtenaw United Way Building, 2301 Platt Rd.
Epilepsy Self-help Group - 7 p.m., E9105 University Hospital.

Great Britain, like the United States,
has been hit hard by unemployment in
the past few years. Keeping that in
mind, Britain would not seem a likely
place for American college students to
find work.
Thanks to a special agreement bet-
ween the British and U.S. governments,
however, an employment exchange
program, which began in 1966, allows
students the opportunity to work



THE PROGRAM, administered join-
tly by the British Universities North
America Club and4he Council on Inter-
national Educational Exchange, has
helped thousands of American students
to find work in Britain, bypassing the
red tape involved in getting foreign
work permits.
A fee of $60 buys qualified students a
"Blue Card," which clears them for six
months of paid work overseas.
A similar employment program in
Ireland was set up in 1975 in
cooperation with the Union of Students
in Ireland and the Irish Ministry of
Foreign Affairs.
HUNDREDS OF students participate
annually and are permitted to work
throughout Ireland for a period of up to
four months.
Earlier this week, Nicholas Meaney
and Maggie Barnes from the British
program, and Irish representative
Seona Mac Reamoim were in Ann Ar-
bor to address students about their
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respective programs.
All three stressed that there ale plen-
ty of good jobs in Britain and Ireland
which pay enough to cover room and
board and provide some. spending
money, if students are willing to look
for them.
"THE IDEA of the program is to give
students who normally couldn't afford
the cost of traveling in Europe the op-
portunity to do so," Meaney said.
Dr. Jim Gehlhar of the University's
International Center said, "It's a good
program because it offers students a
means to get jobs (in Europe) legally
over the summertime."
In the past, students have worked as

waiters, bartenders, farmhands, hotel
receptionists and fruit pickers, to
name just a few. These kinds of jobs
can be found upon arrival.
SOME STUDENTS have even fourIfO
jobs more closely related to their field
of study, or work of a more professional
nature. This kind of work, however, is
more difficult to find, and students are
advised to make serious efforts well
ahead of the time they plan to arrive.
Information about both programs, as
well as similar programs in France and
New Zealand, and a travel-study
program in Dublin, can be obtained
from the International Center, which
will remain open during spring break.

Man goes on rampage
A 59-year-old Ann Arbor man went on
a rampage Tuesday morning,
smashing a computer terminal and
throwing hot coffee on a police officer
before he was arrested. Police said the
suspect, Craig Wilder, became im-
patient while waiting in line at Regency
Travel on the corner of Maynard and E.
William and asked a female employee
for a plane ticket to China. When the
woman asked how he wanted to pay for
the ticket, Wilder allegedly became up-
set and threw a chair, missing her.
Police said he threw a flower pot at
another employee before picking up a
computer terminal and smashing it on
a desk top. Wilder then allegedly
walked out of the travel agency and
over to McDonald's restaurant on
Maynard. When police arrived at the
restaurant, he threw hot coffee on one
of them, forcing them to subdue him.
Bond was set at $10,000 after he was
arraigned on charges of felonious
assault and malicious destruction of
property. Wilder was ordered to the
forensic center at Ypsilanti Regional
Psychiatric Hospital for examination.
Student robbed
at gunpoint
A gun-wielding robber accosted a 19-
year-old University student outside of
Goodtime Charlie's early yesterday
morning. Police said the victim was
walking down South University when
the robber grabbed him from behind
and held, a gun against the student's.
back, demanding money. After taking
the victim's wallet, which contained a
small amount of cash, he fled on foot.
Police said they have no suspects.



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