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THE MICHIGAN DWILY

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 1945

THE MICHIGAN DATTIV !'R!I~AY, AUGUST 24~ 1945

Wright, Sheean,
Perkins, Stowe
To Speak Here
Others To Be Heard
In Oratorical Series
Ten distinguished personalities,
among them Congresswoman Helen
Gahagan. Douglas, Owen Lattimore,
Vincent Sheean, Richard Wright,
Frances Perkins and Leland Stowe,
will discuss a wide variety of topics
encompassing national and interna-
tional problems as University Ora-
torical Assodiation speakers for the
1945-'46 lecture course.
Opening the lecture course at Hill
Auditorium, November 6, Mrs. Doug-
las, member of the House Foreign
Affairs Committee and wife of actor
Melvin Douglas, will speak on "The
Price of World Peace."
She will be followed on Novem-
her 28 by Mr. Lattimore, political
advisor to Generalissimo Chiang
KaI-Shek, Director of Pacific Op-
erations for OWI and of the School
of International Relations at Johns
Hopkins University. He will speak
on "Solution to Asia," the title
of his most recent book on Far
Eastern problems.
"Personal Opinion" will be the

ROBESON, HEIFETZ, TOUREL:
Choral Union Will Feature
Famous Artists in 1945 Series

GUTHRIE McCLINTIC VINCENT SHEEAN

HELEN GAHAGAN DOUGLAS RICHARD WRIGHT

Among the attractions for the 1945-
'46 music series are Paul Robeson,
Alexander Uninsky, Jennie Tourel,
Jascha Heifetz, Arthur Schna bel,
four well known philharmonic or-
chestras and the Don Cossack Chor-
us.
Besides the ten concerts of the
Choral Union series, the annual May
Festival with outstanding soloists,
the Christmas performance of Han-
del's "Messiah" and chamber music
concerts will also be presented.
Opening the Choral Union season
November 3, in Hill Auditorium will
be Paul Robeson, baritone. Others
scheduled for the same month are
the Cleveland Orchestra with Erich
Leinsdorf as conductor, Nov. 11; Al-
exander Uninsky, pianist, Nov. 19,
and Jennie Tourel, Metropolitan so-
prano, Nov. 27.
The Don Cossack Chorus, a great
organ of human voices, under the
direction of Serge Jaroff, will ap-
pear December 3, and the Boston
Symphony orchestra under the lead-
ership of Serge Koussevitsky, Dec.
10. The distinguished violinist, Jas-
cha Heifetz, will appear Jan. 18, and
the Chicago Symphony, under the
direction of Desire Defauw, Jan. 31.

Fraternities

Arthur Schnabel, pianist, Feb. 13
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
under the leadership of Karl Krueger
will conclude the series in March.
Tickets are now on sale at the Bur-
ton Memorial Tower.

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topic of Mr. Sheean, author of
"Personal Listcry," "Not Peace
But a Sword," and war correspon-
dent just returned after five
months with the U. S. Third Army,
when he lectures December 5.
The fourth lecture will be given
December 11 by Mr. Wright, author
of "Native Son" and "Black Boy."
He will speak on "The American
Negro Discovers Himself."
"The Destiny of American Labor"
is the topic on which Miss Perkins,

Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945,
when she speaks here January 16,
1946.
Active in the Indian Nationalist
movement, Madame Vijaya Lakshmi
Pandit, sister of Jawaharal Nehru,
Indian Nationalist feader, will speak
February 5 on "The Coming Indian
Democracy."
"The Theatre, Reminiscences
and Predictions," will be the sub-
jact of Guthrie McClintic, husband
of Katherine Cornell and director

of more plays, among them several
critic prize winners, than any oth-
er man in the theatre, when he
speaks here February 15.
He will be followed March 5,
when Edmund Stevens, war cor-
respondent with the Russian Army
for the Christian Science Monitor,
taking his topic from the title of
his recent book, will speak on
"Russia Is No Riddle."
"Britain Looks to the Future" will
be the topic of the Honorable Robert

Boothby, Member of Parliament in
the British House of Commons for
25 years and Undersecretary for Food
during the present war. He will speak
here March 12.
"What We May Expect in the Fu-
ture" will be news comentator Stowe's
topic when he concludes the lecture
series March 21. le is the Pulitzer
prize winner author of "They Shall
Not Sleep."
Mail orders for season tickets will
be taken at the Oratorical Associa-
tion Office, 3211 Angell Hall.

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