The Michigan Daily, Thursday, September 22, 1983 -Page 3
Watt criticized for
conuent on norities
WASHINGTON (AP) - Interior
Secretary James Watt, upset at a Senate
vote barring him from leasing any
more federal land for coal mining, told
a business group yesterday that he is
being advised on the issue by "every
kind of mixture . . . I have a black, I
have a woman, two Jews and a crip-
After coming under fire from blacks,
women, Jews and the handicapped,
Watt issued an apology, saying his
choice of words "was unfortunate."
WATT'S COMMENTS provoked
laughter in a speech to the U.S. Cham-
ber of Commerce, in which he also at-
tacked members of Congress for failing
to support his energy development
progam and criticized the news media
for being only interested in "sex and
controversy and scandal."
Watt was clearly angered by a Senate
vote the day before to place a
moratorium on further coal sales until
the Commission on Fair Market Value
Policy for Federal Coal Leasing
reviews the government program and
Referring to the commission, Watt
said, "We have every kind of mixture
you can have. I have a black, I have a
'We have evey kind of mixture you can have.
I have a black, I have a woman, two Jews
and a cripple.'
- James Watt
woman, two Jews and a cripple. And we
WHILE THE remark drew laughter,
one member of the audience asked Watt
during a question session whether such
a comment was wise in light of
criticism the administration has
received from minorities.
Watt later issued a statement saying,
"My choice of words today about the
coal leasing commission was unfor-
tunate and I have apologized to the one
member of the commission who is han-
dicapped. I remain very proud of the
commission, which is made up of highly
talented people, reflecting a broad
cross-section of our population."
VARIOUS groups representing those
singled out by Watt were quick to at-
tack the secretary.
Phyllis Rubenfeld, president of the
eight million-member Americai
Coalition of Citizens with Disabilitie,
said she was upset as a Jew, a woma
and as a person with polio.
"The word 'cripple' is as archaic ana
Neanderthal as Watt's thinking," shy
said. "I am totally outraged that a mab
of his stature and position would talk
Denton Watson, a spokesman for the
National Association for the Advari-
cement of Colored People, said it was
"unbelievable that a high government
official would be so insensitive to the
feelings of all people."
Rabbi David Saperstein, Washington
representative of the Union of Hebrew
Congregations, said, "This seems to be
a pattern of Mr. Watt's careless and in-
sensitive dealing with ethnic com-
munities in America."
Harvey and Harvey Jr. at work for the State Street Association
Daily Photo by TOD WOOLF
help clean and renovate with the financial support of
Those who want more information on the federal government's law linking
financial aid and the draft dan attend a panel discussion in the Lawyers Club
Lounge at 7:30 p.m. tonight. University Financial Aid Director Harvey
Grotrian and Minnesota American Civil Liberties Union Attorney Amy
Silberberg will discuss the law and answer questions.
Cinema Guild - Yojimbo, 7 & 9 p.m., Lorch.
AAFC - The Rocking Horse Winner, 7 p.m., Sons and Lovers, 9 p.m.,
Angell Aud. A.
CFT - Bedazzled, 7:35 p.m., And Now for Something Completely Dif-
ferent, 9:30 p.m., Michigan Theater.
Mediatrics - A Little Romance, 7 & 9 p.m., Nat. Sci. Aud.
Latin American Culture Project - Pablo Neruda, Poet, noon, MLB 1.
Ark - Dougie McLean, 8 p.m., 1421 Hill.
Eclipse Jazz - Ray Charles and the Raelettes, the Marcus Belgrave Sex-
tet, 8 p.m., Hill.
Performance Network - "Wisdom Amok," by Albert Innu ato, 8 p.m.,
408 W. Washington.
Latin American Culture Project - Patricio Manns, 8 p.m., Rackham Aud.
The Brecht Company - "kMan'sa Man," 8p.m., 701 E. University.
Guild House - Poetry reading, John Peter Beck, and Sheila Murphy, 8
p.m., 802 Monroe.
Japanese Studies - Brown bag, Whitmore Gray, "Use and Non-Use of
Contract in Japan," noon, Lane Hall Commons Rm.
Rackham; Pharmacy; Parke-Davis Co., - Sem., George Keith
Mulholland, "6-Methoxyquinolines and Quinolinequinones as Potential An-
tineoplastic Agents," 4 p.m., 3554 CCL. \
Chemistry - Physical Chem. Seminar, Efrat Lifshitz, "ESR In-
vestigations of MPS3 Intercalation Compounds," 4 p.m., 1200 Chem.
Gerontology; Sociology; ISR - Martin Kohki, "Aging & Work: A Case
Study," 3:30 p.m., Rackham W. Conf. Rm.
English - Colloquium on Critical Theory, Robert Berkhofer, "The (DE)
(RE) Construction of the Past: Understanding History as Understanding,"
Rackham W. Lecture Rm.
Natural Resources: ILIR: Japanese Studies: ECR Assocs. - Amory &
Hunter Lovins, "New Participation Opportunities for Saving Resources,
Jobs, & Money," 7:30 p.m., League.
Rackham; Classical Studies; - Paul Zanker, "Divi Filius: Octavian's
Forms of Self-Representation Before the Year 28 B.C.," 4 p.m., 207 Tappan
Computing Center - Chalk Talk, CC consulting staff, "MTS Files, Devices
& I/O," 12:10 p.m., 1011 NUBS; Forrest Hartman, "Full Screen Editing, On-
tel Terminal," 1:30 or 3:30 p.m., Ontel Rm., NUBS; Bob Blue, "Intro to
MTS, III," 7 p.m., 2235 Angell.
English - Donald Reiman, "Shelley and the Poetics of Exile," 4 p.m.,
Rackham E. Conf. Rm.
Museum of Art - Art Break, Vicky Juliue, "Hotei by Korin," 12:10 p.m.,
School of Art Steering Committee - Slide show and lecture, Richard
Raiselis, 12:30 p.m., 2107-08 School of Art.
Social Work; Voter Participation Project - Richard Cloward, "Voter
Participation and Political Change; New Strategies for Social Agencies,"
3:30 p.m., 3064 Frieze.
Anthropology - Brown bag seminar, Hitoshi Watanabe, "Disappearance
of Pit Dwellings & Fuel Economy," noon, 2009 Museums Bldg.
Michigan Economic Society - Mass meeting and kegger, 4:30 p.m., 101
Sailing Club - Brief meeting followed by sailing lecture, 7:45 p.m., 311 W.
Med. Center Bible Study - 12:30 p.m., Rm. F2230 Mott Children's
Ann Arbor Libertarian League - 7 p.m., Dominick's.
Marxist Group - Lecture and discussion, "The Political Economy of
World Peace - Civil Rights & ERA," 7:30 p.m., 2443 Mason.
Michigan Windsurfing Club -7 p.m., 4398 Mason.
Ann Arbor Democratic Party - "Planning Issues in Ann Arbor: Plannee
vs. Planner," panel discussion, 8 p.m., Community High School.
Women in Communications - 4:30 p.m., 2035 Frieze.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving - 7 p.m., Washtenaw County Sheriff's
Scottish Country Dancers - Beginning class, 7 p.m., intermediate class, 8
p.m., Forest Hills Community Center, 2351 Shadowood.
For the students, faculty and staff of the University of Michigan
4-year universities. Offer extends thru September 30th.
- Complete System Solution
Here's everything you need to get into personal com-
puting. Ontel Corporation, one of the largest suppliers
of computer terminals to the University of Michigan,
brings you The Amigo Personal Computer. ... And for
the month of September we're offering a complete
turnkey Amigo system, including printer and software,
for the unbeatable price of $2395.00.
Whether your needs include full MTS Visual editing,
word processing, numerical processing, business
graphics or custom programming, let us show you
how to increase your productivity. Whether you work
with words, numbers, or graphics, The Amigo speaks
Amigo Personal Computer System- -- -.--.-$2,695
CP/M Operating System----------------.. 150
WordStar Word Processor------.--______.-495 I
MailMerge Form Letter Package _ ----------._._ _.250
DR Graph Graphics Package------....----.-295 I
CBASIC Programming Language---_ _ . _ . --------150
Gemini Printer with Platen and Tractor-----.---399 '
WordStar The number one top selling word processing
package. Prepare papers, reports, proposals, and letters
quickly and professionally on your own Amigo personal
computer. Revisions are a snap, and your printer turns out
great-looking hardcopy at 120 characters per second. It's like
having your own personal typing service ... ready to serve
you 24 hours a day.
MailMerge A popular WordStar companion program
which lets you produce merged form letters and documents.
Multiplan This "second generation" spreadsheet package
makes working with numbers easier than ever before. Use
Multiplan to create numerical models, explore relationships
in data, prepare budgets and forecasts ... you can even use
it to keep stats on your favorite sport or team.
DR-Graph Create professional-looking charts and graphs
with this powerful software package.... Add a special touch
of class to your dissertation, article, report or presentation.
MTS/MCP This complete visual editing and file transfer
package gives you easy personal access to the full resources
of the Michigan Terminal System.
CBASIC For your custom programming applications.
CPIM The CP/M operating system gives you the ability to
run hundreds of additional software packages.
. Z80A system microprocessor with 64k memory.
6502 display microprocessor with 32k memory.
Two disk drives (800 kb total).
Video display-80 columns x 25 lines.
Bit Mapped Graphics-640 x 300 pixel resolution.
83-key detached keyboard with numeric pad and
10 function keys.
GEMINI 10 high-speed printer with tractor feed, platen
feed and interface cable.
Total Retail Value --------------------
Special Osgood Price-.- - - - -- ---
YouSave--- .-- .------- - --
YOU GET TWO SYSTEMS
FOR THE PRICE OF ONE
Your Amigo is both an intelligent MTS
station with Visual editor AND astand-alone
personal computer.... No other system on
the market today can give you this unique
Your Own MTS Station
Price includes Amigo Personal Computer, Two
Disk Drives 400kb (800kb optional), MTS/MCP
Software, CP/M, GSX-80 and CBASIC.
Now you can log on to the Michigan Terminal System
when you want, where you want. ... No more waiting
in line to use a public access station. With the Ontel
Amigo personal computer and our special Visual Edit-
ing software you can have access to the full resources
of the Michigan Terminal System from the convenient
location of your choice. Choose a 300 or 1200 baud
modem from our stock and MTS is only a phone
< S 4