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Ninety-eight years of editorial freedom
Vol. XCVil', No. 43 Ann Arbor, Michigan - Monday, November 9, 1987 Copyright 1987, The Michigan Daily

M' looks

in 30-20
Special to the Daily
records were shattered and bones were
broken, in the end it was the breaks
that Michigan finally got that
enabled it to out-fight Minnesota
Saturday, 30-20, before 55,481
rambunctious fans at the
The Wolverines overcame a 10-
point halftime deficit and rode the
record-breaking legs of Jamie Morris
and the inspired play of belittled
quarterback Demetrius Brown to
raise their record to 6-3 (4-2 in the
Big Ten) for their first road win of
the season.
The nationally televised game
was characterized by big plays,
controversial calls, lengthy delays
due to injuries, and Michigan's
version of the four-corner offense,
which halted the game for almost 20
minutes (on two occasions) during
the fourth quarter.
THE GAME also featured a
gutty Michigan team that battled
back from an abominable first half
and a Gopher team that was unable
to shut the door in the Wolverines
face. The Little Brown Jug, which
signifies the winner of the annual
contest, will return to Ann Arbor
after a year-long absence.
"I told them at halftime that we
couldn't possibly play worse and
that they only had a 10-point lead on
us and if they go out and play good
football we can beat this team," said
Wolverine head coach B o
"I'm proud of the way the kids
played," said Minnesota head coach
John Gutekunst. "They played hard.
We gave them some big plays."
Michigan's defense, which had
been decimated by Minnesota's
dynamic due of quarterback Ricky
Foggie and tailback Darrell
Thompson during the first half,
buckled down in the final 30
minutes. On one occasion, it
stopped Thompson on a fourth-and-
one at the Michigan 23 when the
Gophers were going in for the kill.
On another, it forced Foggie to
fumble on the Michigan goal line.
Foggie's fumble created a stir, as the
Gophers claimed their quarterback
had crossed the plane before the ball
came loose.
"I knew I was in," said Foggie. "I
got hit (by Mark Messner and Doug
Mallory) and as I turned to get into
See THUMBS, Page 10


Republican on the Senate Judiciary
Committee warned yesterday that a
delay in the selection of a new Su-
preme Court nominee might prevent
President Ronald Reagan from pla-
cing a conservative choice on the
high court.
Judge Douglas Ginsburg, the
president's second choice for the
court seat vacated by retired Justice
Lewis Powell, announced Saturday
that he had asked Reagan to withdraw
his nomination. Ginsburg said that
his views on law had been "drowned
out in the clamor" over his past
marijuana use.
Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) praised
Ginsburg for acting quickly in
requesting that his name be with-
drawn and said he would like to see
the committee adhere to the same
hearing schedule on a new nominee
as the one planned for Ginsburg.
The chair of the Senate panel,
Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.) had de-
cided to begin hearings on the Gins-

burg nomination the week of Dec. 7.
Sen. Howell Heflin (D-Ala.) a
Southern conservative on the com-
mittee said he prefers speedy action,
but emphasized the need for a com-
prehensive background check to avoid
the surprise revelations of the Gins-
burg nomination.
"I think that it's wise to use per-
haps maybe the language of the
Supreme Court 'deliberate speed'
pertaining to the movement of the
next nominee," Heflin said on ABC-
TV's "This Week with David Brink-
One judge mentioned as a possible
new nominee, Anthony Kennedy of
the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap-
peals, flew from California to the
Washington area on an air force jet
late Saturday.
The fall of Ginsburg raises ques-
tions about Attorney General Edwin
Meese's role in White House deci-
sion-making, given the failure of the
judicial review process to expose
See MEESE, Page 5

Just say no Daily Photo by KARENHANDELMAN
Several thousand high school students gather at Michigan Stadium yesterday to rally against drug abuse and
participate in an anti-drug video sponsored by Leaders in Prevention. The rally was the first of its kind, and its
sponsors hope to hold future rallies across the nation. See story, page 5.

Shabazz leads salute to Black women

Attallah Shabazz, the eldest daughter of the late
Black empowerment activist Malcolm X, recounted her
father's life and the contributions of Black women to
the struggle for racial equality.
The program entitled, "A Salute to Black Women,"
was presented by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The
fraternity paid tribute to the struggle and achievements
of Black women, individually and as a whole, through
poetry and biographies.
Shabazz, who spoke impromptu to the Rackham
Amphitheater audience, said the fraternity's presenta-
tion "touched" her. "It wiped out anything I would have
planned to say."
She elaborated on how Malcolm X's wife and
mother were the primary force in forming his spiritual
strengths and guidance. "I know who spoon-fed that,"
said Shabazz.
She also spoke about her father as a family man.
"He was easy. Real smooth," said Shabazz. "He would
talk to you." Shabazz also stated that the biggest mis-
conception about him was his image as being violent.
"If my father was such a hater," she said, "I would have
grown up with it."
She feels no hate towards racists, saying "that's a
weakness in them." She told the audience not to "allow
one's ill insecurities get you down."
Shabazz also elaborated on her father's assassina-
tion in 1965, addressing a question from the audience
concerning "speculation" on who was behind his death.

"You can speculate and avoid liability if you want to,"
she said frankly.
She added that the five gunmen who killed Malcolm
X "didn't do it by themselves." Shabazz, who wit-
nessed her father's murder, said that the pain and anger
still lingers. "Sometimes I'm pissed off that he's not
here," Shabazz said, but hopes that her lecturing will
continue to make people aware of the struggle for civil
freedom which cost him his life. "My speaking gives
Malcolm some kind of life," she said.
Shabazz is a writer, film producer, and the co-
founder of Nucleus, Inc., a national touring company
of educational theater. She established the theater com-
pany with Yolanda King, one of the daughters of Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
In speaking on meeting Yolanda King for the first
time in 1979, Shabazz said she thought they would
dislike each other because of their fathers' differing po-
litical positions. The opposite happened; they found
many things in common with each other and between
their fathers. "They (Malcolm X and King) had so
much in common than the press and we (the audience)
allowed them to live," she said.
After Shabazz's address, awards citing local
achievement were presented to Barbara Ransby, foundet
of the Free South Africa Coordinating Committee and
co-founder of the United Coalition Against Racism,'
and Judy Sturgis-Hill, director of Housing Special

Jeanne Simon solicits student MM

Attallah Shabazz, the eldest daughter of activist Malcolm X, spoke last
night at Rackham Auditorium before a crowd of about 150 people.
Shabazz keynoted the presentation "A Salute to Black Womem" spon-
sored by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
Bomb kills 11 in
Northern Ireland

support for husband's
By EVE BECKER government is there to help people."
Jeanne Simon, who is married to "Paul's been talking about peace,
Democratic presidential candidate but he's not just been talking about
Paul Simon, spoke on campus it. He's firmly convinced that aid to
yesterday in an effort to draw student the Contras is not the way we want
support for his campaign. She to go," she said. "Paul is speaking
reiterated his stance on Contra aid, to young people, and young people
education, civil rights, and abortion. are listening to him and responding."
Jeanne Simon recounted the Paul Simon has faced criticism
history of her husband's campaign in from other Democrats who say he
a brief speech to about 85 people in may not be "electable" because he
the University Club Terrace last lacks the broad support of other
night. candidates. But in 1984 he beat
She spoke of her husband's tradi- three-term incumbent Charles Percy
tional Democratic views, and his to become an Illinois senator, said
"feeling for the disadvantaged, for Jeanne Simon.
people at the bottom of the ladder Also, she said Simon is "firmly
who need help, and his feeling that determined to tell the truth, even

when it hurts." In the past he has
strongly opposed President Reagan's
tax reform act and presently takes a
pro-choice stand on abortion despite
some criticism.
She said Douglas Ginsburg's
recent withdrawal as a nominee for
the Supreme Court was met by "a
sense of relief that Ginsburg took
himself out," although her husband
felt his use of marijuana was "a little
blown up."
Jeanne Simon is an active
member of Congressional Wives for,
Soviet Jews. An attorney and a
former state legislator, she has
devoted herself to her husband's

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland
(AP) - A bomb killed 11 people
and injured 61 yesterday at a Re-
membrance Day ceremony for Bri-
tain's war dead in the worst Irish ter-
rorist attack in five years.
The huge explosion transformed
the solemn pageant, which recalled
the thousands of Ulsterites who gave
their lives for their country in two
world wars, into a horror scene of
bloodshed and destruction.
Friends, relatives, soldiers, and
members of the band dug with their
bare haads through the rubble of a
community center where the bomb
was planted in this County Fer-
mangh town near the Irish border.
The blast blew out one end of the
building and the structure collapsed,
trapping men, women, and children
against sidewalk railings.
Police said three married couples
were among the six women and five
men killed, and that many of the
wounded were badly hurt in the 10:45
a.m. blast.
A 1 A .rn.C1A *Ll. o A

center at the monument to the war
dead for the ceremony to begin, said,
"People started to scream and people
started to run away - those who
could- but it was obvious that many
would have been killed instantly."
No group claimed responsibility
for the bombing but the providence's
top police official said he had no
doubts the Irish Republican Army
had planted the bomb and that it was
specifically aimed at civilians.
MSA's poll should serve as a
guide both to assembly members
and assembly candidates.
Guitarist Jorma Kaukonen plays
at The Ark tonight.
ARTS, Page 7

... emphasizes student support

'U' battles for blood against OSU

The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry is more than
just a football' game. It's a blood battle.
The University will try to wrest the blood
championship away from Ohio State in the sixth

units of blood to win the trophy this year. Fry
thinks that the University should have no trouble
winning this year because, "The Buckeyes aren't
too bright," adding the Webster's Collegiate
Dictionary defining a Buckeye as a seed or nut
proves that they don't bleed.

LSA senior John Lin, a Blood Drive
Coordinator said, "We are a National Co-Ed
Service Fraternity, and -the blood drive is
definitely one of our main priorities every year."
The blood donation tallies will be posted or

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