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The Michigan Daily-Thursday, November 12, 1987- Page 3

Cat in
theHat
turns 30,
kids stil
unis ss
likeit
By RACHEL Stz K
One rainy day, two bored young~
children sat at home; it was too wet.
to play. Suddenly, a cat wearing a
tall striped hat walked into their
house - and into the lives of-
children everywhere.
That story is now 30 years old.
Toamost people h a ve n't
forgotten w h e n Dr. Seuss'
mischievous Cat in the Hat barged'
through the door to come out of the
rain. Against the wishes of a brave
goldfish, the Cat entertains the kids,
and destroys their house in the
process. Fortunately for the children,
the Cat restores the place in the nick
of time.
"It always made me nervous that
they (the kids) were going to get
caught, and I always thought, s--t!
They'd better get that house cleaned'
up! "' remembered Jessie Flynn, a
Residential College sophomore.
For LSA junior Ken Berman,
The Cat in the Hat is an innocent,
unbiased book because it presents
the sides of both the daring cat and
the frightened fish.
"The mother is like God,"
Berman said. "She is feared and
loved. The fish is caught up being
good, obeying rules and the system;
the cat has no regard for the laws;
and the kids are innocent by-
standers."
On a political level, Berman sees Doily Photo by KAREN HANDELMAN
the fish as a conservative and the cat Five-year-old Joshua Carmody looks up from his copy of "The Cat in the
£L..,W A 4 1M Pu mp 7 Hat" at Border's Bookstore on State Street.

Display celebrates roots
of state, Constitution

By JEFF HUGHES
An exhibition of historical
items, assembled to celebrate the
200th anniversaries of the U.S.
Constitution and the Northwest
Ordinance, opens today at Clements
Library and will last until the end of
the year.
The display includes the first
printed copy of the Constitution, a
hand-written letter from James
Madison to George Washington, and
an original Gilbert Stuart oil
painting of George Washington
valued at $3 million.
The grand opening of the display,
entitled "Liberty's Legacy," will
begin at 8:00 at Hale Auditorium
with a lecture by George
Washington University professors
Charlene Bickford and Kenneth
Bowling.
The project directors will
transport the display throughout the
Northwest Ordinance's territories of
1787 at six Big Ten universities.
The ordinance established rules of
governance and statehood in the
areas now encompassing Indiana,
Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and
Michigan.
Stuy: U.S.
aid steadies
b irth rates
By The Associated Press
Maternal deaths, abortions and
birth rates in developing nations
would soar if the United States
withdraws support for overseas fam-
ily planning services, a University
researcher said.
The study, prepared by Professor
Charles Hammerslough of the Uni-
versity's School of Public Health
was prepared in response to a possi-
ble Dec. 31 cutoff of federal money
for the Family Planning International
Assistance Program.
FPIA, the international branch of
the Planned Parenthood Federation of
America, currently works under con-
tract with the U.S. Agency for Inter-
national Development. The program
for 17 years has provided contracep-
tive services, supplies, training and
technical assistance to prevent preg-
nancies and promote the health of
women and children in 36 developing
nations.

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Project director Frank Jones said
the show boasted record attendance at
the University of Indiana and Ohio
State University. 37,000 people saw
the display during its two month
stay at the University of Indiana's
Lilly Library. He expects the
turnout to be even larger in Ann
Arbor.
The Clements Library, along
with the Lilly Library, are the two
major contributors to the exhibition,

Jefferson's signature on a bill, well,
I've never seen anything like that
before," said Jones.
In past years, the federal
government set up a commission to
coordinate celebrations for the
anniversary of the Northwest
Ordinance's signing, said Jones. The
government wouldn't fund the
commission this year to save
money, Dann said, so Big Ten
university libraries in the area along

'When you come see Thomas Jefferson's signature on a
bill, well, I've never seen anything like that before.'
- Frank Jones, project director

said Jones.
John Dann, director of the
Clements Library, encouraged all
University students to see the
documents.
"It wouldn't surprise me if their
pulse didn't quicken a little bit," he
said. "It's almost hard to imagine
how priceless these things are."
"When you come see Thomas

with alumni associations took on
the responsibility of directing the
celebration.
Bill Colburn, assistant executive
director of the University's alumni
association, said "Liberty's Legacy"
received a $500,000 grant from the
National Endowment for the
Humanities to help establish the
exhibit.

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both the Weekend Magazine and daily Lists.

Kennedy to
face challenge
(Continued from Page 1)
"Being a Supreme Court judge is
different from any other kind of
judge, but it's helpful to have
appellate experience," said Schauer.
In 1980, Kennedy supported the
Navy's decision to automatically
discharge homosexuals, which has
since been changed. He did not,
however, question the existence of a
constitutional right to privacy as
rejected nominee Judge Robert Bork
did.

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Campus Cinema
REPO MAN (Alex Cox, 1984)
Nat. Sci. 8:00 p.m.
It's got aliens and Harry Dean
Stanton, all in the same movie.
What more could you possibly
want?
Z (Costa-Gravas, 1969) Lorch,
7:00 & 9:20 p.m.
The death of a Greek pacifist
leader is called an "accident" by
the police, but the persistence of a
journalist sparks an investigation
of the matter. French with
subtitles.
The Toughest Job You'll
Ever Love - U - M
International Center 7:30 p.m.
Peace Corps experiences of three
Americans overseas in Asia,
Africa and South America. Former
Peace Corps volunteers will be on
hand to answer questions.
Gaza Ghetto - ( P e A
Holmquist, Joan Mandell, and
Pierre Bjorkland, 1985) Angell
Aud. B., 7 p.m.
This documentary investigates
Israeli polices towards the area,
and
interviews Israeli officials.
Performances
Ann Arbor Dance Works -
8 p.m., McIntosh Theatre.
Atomic Comics - 7:30 p.m.,
the Ark.
Comedy Company - 8 p.m.,
Mendelssohn Theatre.
Meetings
Greeks for Peace - 9 p.m.,
Kappa Alpha Theta, 1414
Washtenaw St.
Alcoholics Anonymous -
noon, Michigan Union, 3rd floor.
Indian-American Student
Association - 5 p.m., MUG.
Coalition for Democracy in
Latin America - 8 p.m.,
Michigan Union, Anderson Room
C.
School of Social Work -
Al ..ni fartil t. vmnmh~ a.and.

her work, 4 p.m., Rackham
Amphitheater.
Jim Diana - "Shark Behavior,"
6:30 p.m., 1520 Dana Bldg.
Doug Ross - "Michigan"s
Plan for the Future," 5 p.m., 140
Lorch Hall.
Joe Manson - "Female Mate
Choice in Free-ranging Rhesus
Macaques," 3:30 p.m., 2412
Mason Hall.
Melodie Marske - "Biblical
Basis for Missions," 7 p.m., East
Quad room 126.
Furthermore
"Eyes on the Prize" -
documentart about the Civil
Rights movement, 7 p.m., Alice
Lloyd, Newcomb Lounge.
Enameling Workshop - 7
p.m., Ann Arbor 'Y.'
Student & Faculty Wine
and Cheese Party - The
Undergraduate Political Science
Associations, 4:30 p.m., Political
Science Lounge, 6th floor Haven
Hall.
Center for Continuing
Education of Women -
workshop on applying for
graduate or professional schools, 7
p.m., East Conference Room, 4th
floor of Rackham.
"Militarism and 'U'" -
three campus peace groups discuss
taking action against the arms race
and military research on campus,
7 p.m., Joint House Co-Op, 907
S. Forest.
Blood Drive - 1 to 7 p.m.,
Stockwell.
Substance Abuse, Birth
Defects and Prevention -
health forum, 7 p.m., Michigan
Union, Anderson Room.

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