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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily- Tuesday, July 19, 1983
Kissinger named to
foreign policy post

From AP and UPI
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - President
Reagan named Henry Kissinger
yesterday to head a special commission
on U.S. policy toward Central America
and warned the nation will "pay a
terrible price" if it fails to aid Latin
democracy.
The bipartisan commission, headed
by the former secretary of state, will
forge long-term policy toward Central
America and "keep the light of liberty
alive" in the region, President Reagan
said.
THE COMMISSION will restore
Kissinger to the high-stakes, high-:
intensity diplomacy in which he'
reveled.
Saying the former secretary of state
is "virtually a legend" in foreign af-
fairs, Reagan announced in a speech to
the International Longshoremen's
Association convention that he will
establish the nine-member advisory
panel.
The president thus seized upon an
idea promoted for weeks by key
Democratic and Republican members
of both the House and Senate. In
Kissinger, he has a controversial but
prestigious outsider - one not always
welcomed at the Reagan door - whose
turbulent years in power produced
several dramatic turns in U.S. policy
around the globe.
REAGAN CALLED Kissinger "a
very distinguished American, outstan-
ding in the field of diplomacy - vir-
tually a legend in that field."
But Reagan made clear that while he
awaits recommendations of the new
commission by Dec. 1, he will not yield
on his own embattled program for Cen-
tral America, including $362 million in
military and economic aide for El
Salvador this year alone.
The president's decision to create the
commission, and make Kissinger the
chairman, is but his latest effort to rally
public support by bringing fresh per-
sonnel, including Democrats, into the
policy process. Last month, former
Florida Democratic Sen. Richard Stone
assumed the role of special envoy to

Kissinger
...heads policy commission

Central America, with a mandate for
promoting peace in the region.
REAGAN SAID the panel would focus
on "what we must do in the years ahead
to meet the underlying problems of the
region."
"Let me put it bluntly: There is a war
in Central America that is being
fueled by the Soviets and the Cubans.
They are arming, training, supplying
and encouraging a war to subjugate
another nation to communism. That
nation is El Salvador. The Soviets and
the Cubans are operating from a base
called Nicaragua. This is the first real
communist aggression on the American
mainland," said Reagan.
"But you have to realize much of the
violence there - whether from the ex-
treme right or left - is beyond the con-
trol of the government," he said. "El
Salvador is moving in the right direc-
tion. Its elected government is commit-
ted to further improvement. They need
and deserve our help."

TODAY
Hard knocks
RICHWOOD, WEST VIRGINIA publisher Jim Comstock has started a
new newspaper, this one to report on people who have succeeded in life
without the benefit of college degrees. The paper is called "Black and Blue,"
and is named for the school colors of Comstock's University of Hard Knocks,
which awards "degrees" to self-made men and women. "If you made it
through life with a thick skin instead of a sheepskin, you belong to the
University of Hard Knocks," he says.
Bad weed
In the tradition of dial-a-joke, dial-a-score, and dial-a-prayer, the Missouri
Department on Public Safety has started it own call-in service: "Bad Weed."
The toll-free telephone number, was started so callers can anonymously turn
in people for growing marijuana in Missouri. Public Safety Director Ed
Daniel said that callers do not have to identify themselves, and all, infor-
mation will be kept confidential. No rewards will be offered for the infor-
mation, he added.
HAPPENINGS
TUESDAY
Highlight
It's finally here - the art fair starts tomorrow. The fair, which is made up
of three separate fairs, will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will include not
only artists and craftsmen, but also music and entertainment scattered
throughout the city.
Performances
School of Music - Baroque trio, Keith Bryan, flute; Harry Sargous, oboe;
Jerome Jelinek, violincello; Marilyn Mason, harpsichord; 8 p.m., Clements
Library.
Meetings
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship -7 p.m., 1619 S. University.
His House Christian Fellowship - Fellowship & Bible study, 7:30 p.m., 925
E. Ann.
Ann Arbor Go Club - 7-11 p.m., 1433 Mason.
Baptist Student Union - Fellowship & Bible study, 7 p.m., Rm. B, third
floor, League.
Miscellaneous
Ann Arbor Public Library - Evening Storyfest, participation and perfor-
mance storytelling, Bernice Anne Houseward, 7 p.m., main library meeting
room.
WEDNESDAY
Films
AAFC - Films by George Kuchar (1966-81), 7:30 p.m., Thundercrack, 9:30
p.m., Lorch.
CFT - Lust for Life, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m., Michigan Theater.
Performances
School of Music - Organ recital, Robert Foster, 8 p.m., Hill; early music
workshop recital, 8p.m., Recital Hall.
Meetings
Academic Alcoholics - 1:30 p.m., Alano Club.
Michigan Gay Undergraduates - 9 p.m., Guild House, 802 Monroe.
Science Fiction Club - 8:15 p.m., ground floor conference room, Union.
Tae Kwon Do Club - Practice, 6-8 p.m., outside behind IM Bldg.
Michigan Alliance for Disarmament - Discussion of militarism and
disarmament as feminist issues, 7:30 p.m., Union.
Miscellaneous
WCBN - "Radio Free Lawyer," 6 p.m., 88.3 FM.

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Vol. XCIII, No. 24-S
Tuesday,-July 19, 1983

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