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WEDNESDAY, ISEPTEM 3ER 21,1955

THE MICHIGAN BATT.V

Lecture Series Features Celebrities -

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Nine noted personalities have
been signed for the 101st annual
University Lecture Lecture Course.
Beginning its second century of
existence, the nation's oldest plat-
form series will feature United
States Senators Alexander Wiley
(R-Wis.) and Wayne Morse (D-
Ore.), Dr. Norman Vincent Peale,
Clifton, Fadiman, Henry Hull,
General Carlos P. Romulo, Dr.
Rudolf Bing, Edith Atwater and
',Albert Dekker.
Opening on Oct. 12 will be Gen-
eral Carlos P. Romulo, famous
Philippine statesman and distin-
guished orator, who will speak on
"America's Stake in Asia." Romu-
F Io, a previous series celebrity, was
the first Philippine ambassador
to the United Nations and served
as president of the body's fourth
General Assembly.
Opera Manager
Rudolf Bing, manager of the
Metropolitan Opera Association,
will deliver an address on "The
Arts-America vs. Europe" to local
audiences on Oct. 18.
Nursing Program
The School of Nursing is now
operating entirely on a four-year
program leading to a degree of
Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Previously, a five-year program
was followed by nursing students.
The last of the students enrolled
under the old five-year plan was
graduated from the University this
summer.

Leading members of the Sen-
ate Foreign Relations Committee,
Senators Alexander Wiley and
Wayne Morse will debate "Our
Foreign Policy-Right or Wrong?"
on Nov. 15. With widely conflict-
ing views, the .Senators' debate is
expected to prove highly stimulat-
ing. The attraction was specially
contracted by the Oratorical As-
sociation and will be presented
only in' Ann Arbor.
Character actor Henry Hull will
present "An Evening with Mark
Twain" Nov. 21.
To Read, Comment
Costumed and made-up as the
great American humorist , and
writer, Hull will read from and
comment freely upon ever-popular
selections from Twain's works.
Hull is especially known for his
characterization of Jeeter Lester
in the, Broadway version of "To-
bacco Road." A star of stage,
screen and television, his list of
hits extends from "Grand Hotel"
to "Mister Roberts."
Essayist, critic and TV person-
ality Clifton Fadiman will discuss
and p r e s e n t selections from
"Reading I've Liked" Jan. 10.
TV Personality
Moderator of radio's perennial
"Information Please" and "The
Name's the Same" and TV's "This
Is Show Business," his latest book,
"Party of One," is currently en-
joying extensive popularity.

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SEN. ALEXANDER WILEY
... foreign policy
Norman Vincent Peale, one of
the nation's, most influential in-
spirational leaders, will elaborate
on his book, "The Power of Posi-
tive Thinking" on Feb. 20. The
most widely-read work of non-
fiction in America during the past
two years, the book is expected to
pass its third year on the best-
seller lists in mid-fall.
On March 6, a dramatic pro-
gram, "Two is a Company," will
star Edith Atwater and Albert
Dekker.
Broadway Star
Miss Atwater is the star of sev-
eraL'previous University Drama
Season offerings and has appear-
ed on Broadway in "Time Out for
Ginger" and "The Man Who
Came to Dinner," among many
other plays.
Dekker was most recently seen
in a supporting role in Elia Xaz-
an's "East of Eden."
All programs are to be present-
ed at 8:30 p.m. in Hill Auditorium.
The box office will open' for sea-
son-ticket sales Sept. 19. Mail or-
ders are now being accepted.

NORMAN VINCENT PEALE
... .inspirational leader

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SEVEN PLAYS:
Dramatic Arts Center Begins
Second Year of Production

Entering into its second year,
the Dramatic Arts Center special-
izes in' theatrical production in
arena 'style.
The Center was started by a
group of local citizens who bought
up the assets 'of the Arts Theatre
Club which closed two years ago.
Its board of directors is composed
of faculty members as well as.
townspeople.
Productions during the Ifirst'
year included works by Greek,
Italian, English and Spanish au-
thors. Also included in the sea-
son's activities are exhibits of
paintings by local, artists.
Membership in the Dramatic
Arts Center costs $10 which en-
titles the member to attend seven
plays, with guests at an extra
charge.

Performances will start the be-
ginning of October in the Center's
auditorium in the Masonic Temple
on S. Fourth Avenue.

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IVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 1955-56 LECTURE COURSE
Now In Its Second Century Of Bringing The World's Greatest Speakers To Ann Arbor

7 STELLAR ATTRACTIONS
Oct. 12 GEN. CARLOS P. ROMULO
"America's Stake In Asia"
Oct. 18 DR. RUDOLF BING
"The Arts-America vs. Europe"
Nov. 15 U.S. SENATOR ALEXANDER WILEY
U.S. SENATOR WAYNE MORSE
"Our Foreign Policy-Right or Wrong?"
Nov. 21 HENRY HULL
"An Evening with Mark Twain"
Jan. 10 CLIFTON FADIMAN
"Reading I've Liked"
Feb. 20 DR. NORMAN VINCENT PEALE. .
"Positive Thinking"
March 6 EDITH ATWATER
ALBERT DEKKER
"Two's a Company"

GREAT ORATORS OF OUR DAY
United States Senators
ALEXANDER WAYNE
WILEY MORSE
in an exciting debate especially arranged by
the Oratorical Association for only Ann Arbor.
Eminent Inspirational Leader
DR. NORMAN VINCENT PEALE
author of "The Power of Positive Thinking"

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