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As a State Representative, Perry Bullard has
continually defended the rights of students. Now
that he is running for district judge, Bullard is the
natural candidate.

Jessica Fogel is the Coordiantor of the University
Dance Department, and each year, she features
one alumnus in her productions. Find out who it
was and what effect it had.

;SPORTS 91
While they still cling to the No. 3 ranking, the
Michigan Wolverines are the walking wounded.
Linebacker Nate Holdren is lost for the season,
and what happened to Ricky Powers?

Today
Cloudy, chance of rain;
High 48, Low 35
Tomorrow
Showers early; High 51, Low 36

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One hundred two years of editorial freedom

Vol. CIII, No. 16 Ann Arbor, Michigan -Tuesday, October 20,1992 ©1992 The Michigan Daily

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Presidential
Debate

College
GOP hits
Lansing
for debate
About 25 U-M
students among the
thousands greeting
President Bush at
airport and rally
by Lauren Dermer
Daily Government Reporter
EAST LANSING - LSA junior
Matthew Kliber traveled here yes-
terday to "show support for Bush,
Quayle and disposable income."
Kliber was one of about 25 U-M
College Republicans who joined
thousands of President Bush's sup-
porters at a rally in Lansing last
night for the third and final presi-
dential debate.
The day began at 10 a.m. when a
busload of College Republicans -
under the direction and funding of
the GOP - rolled into the capital
to meet student republicans from 40
colleges and universities in
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.
"I'm going to East Lansing to
show my support for the
Republican leadership of George
Bush and Dan Quayle and to de-
nounce the tax and spend agenda of
the Democratic opposition," said
Engineering sophomore Jim Long.
The first stop was at Capital
City Airport, where College
Republicans and about 1,500 others
greeted President and Barbara Bush
as they exited Air Force One.
In a surprise announcement at
the airport, four of Perot's leaders
appointed as his official representa-
tives to the Electoral College broke
ranks with the campaign and de-
clared their support for the re-elec-
tion of Bush.
"We are grateful to Perot for
getting us involved," said Jim
Jenkins, a Detroit-area business ex-
ecutive who had opened three
storefronts for Perot. "However,
we've decideda vote for Perot is a
vote for Clinton ... and America
cannot afford Bill Clinton."
The former Perot leaders made a
pledge to the president that they
would work with their 3,000 volun-
teers to assist him in pushing his
program through Congress during
the next four years.
LSA junior John Damoose said
he was excited at the airport to see
how well Bush appeared and how
personable President Bush and
Barbara seemed.
"It is important that people are
starting to question Clinton," he
said. "I believe Bush has made a
significant change in his focus -
he is committed to working for do-
See BUSH, Page 2

12,000 cheer

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Clinton

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by Erin Einhorn
Daily Staff Reporter
More than 12,000 students, ac-
tivists and community members
poured into the mall in front of
Rackham Graduate School last
night to hear Democratic presiden-
tial nominee Bill Clinton's address.
"People are so enthusiastic," U-
M College Democrats Vice-Chair
Carrie Friedman said. "It's the
whole Ann Arbor community see-
ing the next president of the United
States, speaking at our university ...
This is the most exciting thing that
could happen."
Clinton spoke at 11:15 p.m. for
about ten minutes, bringing wild
cheers from the crowd that
stretched from the steps of
Rackham to the Diag. Clinton's
wife, Hillary, also spoke at the
rally, and his daughter, Chelsea,
waved from the platform.
"This election is about whether
you have the courage to change,
and to face the challenge at the end
of the cold war," Clinton said.
People waving "Unite the States,
Clinton/Gore '92 signs, and wear-
ing buttons demanding reproductive
rights for women filled every
square inch between the Modern
Language Building and the
Michigan League.
"Thirty-two years and five days
ago this evening, John F. Kennedy
proposed a change for my genera-
tion," Clinton said.
See RALLY, Page 2

Presidential
debate sets
tone for
final weeks
by Hope Calati
Daily Government Reporter
EAST LANSING - The presi-
dential candidates used the final
debate at Michigan State University
last night to make a lasting impres-
sion on the electorate - setting the
tone for the final two weeks of the
campaign.
President George Bush, Gov.
Bill Clinton and Ross Perot traded
barbs on the economy in the mixed-
format debate.
Bush, trailing 15 points in the
polls, went on the offensive. He at-
tacked Clinton's credibility and
charged him with 'fp-fropping on
several key issues, including the
Arkansas governor's record and his
handling of the draft issue.
"You can't have a pattern of one
side of the argument one day and
the other side of the argument the
next day," Bush said.
Clinton responded, "I think the
American people are sick and tired
of either-or solutions. ... This elec-
tion ought to be the American
people."
M' See DEBATE, Page 2

Democratic Presidential Candidate and Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton tries to boost his election chances at an post-
debate rally on the steps of Rackham last night.

Perot supporters predict
success in Nov. election

by Christine Young
Daily Staff Reporter
EAST LANSING - In a address to more
than 300 people, Texas billionaire Ross Perot
stressed the need for government reorganiza-
tion and the reclaiming of worldwide eco-
nomic dominance.
Perot received a warm welcome and stand-
ing ovation as he spoke to a sparsely-filled
room at Lansing's Holiday Inn at a rally
sponsored by United We Stand, America -
an organization formed after Perot dropped
out of the presidential race in late July.
"We must reorganize the government and
I'll be the one who'll do this the fastest. If
I'm elected we will have a voice like a bull-
horn," he said. "God created the heavens and
earth in six days and it doesn't take forever to
change society."

Perot emphasized the need for the country
to find solutions in fighting the deficit.
"The United States worker output is num-
ber one in the world. When we have the finest
workforce in the world and also have the
highest deficit - something is wrong. We
cannot dig ourselves out of a hole if we do
not have full employment," Perot said.
Perot stressed the need for strong interna-
tional trade policies to rescue the country
from recession.
"We are giving away whole industries by
giving into trade negotiations. This will de-
stroy this country," Perot said.
"Industry is the future - we have the in-
dustry, but the foreigners are taking it because
we have no legitimate form of action," he
added.
See PEROT, Page 2

Last night's debate at MSU
was the last presidential
debate before the election in
two weeks. Here's how this
final debate may affect
election results:
A poll of 710 previously
polled voters results after the
debate compared with
previous surveys showed:
Clinton 48% -4%
Bush 29% 0%
Perot 19% +8%
Margin of Error ±4%
Viewers on who won the
debate:
Clinton 36%
Perot 26%
Bush 21%
But debate coaches said
Bush won because he "was
more focused" and said
"Clinton's goal was Election
Day" adding that Perot was
more specific than ever.

City clerk's office
to recruit students
by Jonathan Berndt
Daily City Reporter
City Hall needs your help, and will even pay for it.
The city clerk's office is recruiting U-M students
and Ann Arbor residents to count absentee ballots and
to work at polling sites for the Nov. 3 election.
Both jobs pay $5 per hour and require participants
to be registered to vote in Ann Arbor and to attend
one training session.
"We accept people when they call," said Herb
Katz, director of election recruiting. "We need at least
10 more (to count absentee ballots). We need reserve
people because I know there will be cancellations."
People who count ballots will have to put in a full-
day commitment, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending
when all the ballots are counted.
The city also has clerk positions open at polling
sites, which are more flexible and can be scheduled
around classes.
For more information, call the city clerk's office at
994-2725.

Race survey studies
segregation, trends
in suburban Detroit
by Chastity Wilson
Daily Minority Issues Reporter
A U-M course is entering its 42nd year of probing
public opinion on racial and social issues in the greater
Detroit area.
The Detroit Area Study (DAS) is a three-semester
sociology course that conducts surveys of Wayne,
A)nklnn fnd Unrnmh rouent reidents-

U-M researchers develop
new drugs to fight AIDS

by Nate Hurley
Daily Staff Reporter
Researchers at the U-M and Duke
University have discovered what may be two
separate treatment-related breakthroughs in
fighting the AIDS virus.
One of the projects could produce a gene
therapy effective in stopping the spread of the
HIV virus, which causes AIDS, while the

The method uses a mutant form of the
HIV virus' structural protein, Rev, which
enables the virus to replicate itself.
The researchers injected this mutant pro-
tein into the T leukemia cells. The treated
cells then resisted infection.
However, the major problem with the pro-
cess is that unlike a measles vaccine - which
makes all cells immune to measles at once -

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