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SIX

TIE MICHIGAN MIL Y

FRIDAY, JLY ,15, 19

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OUSTED PROFESSOR:
Swadesh Blames Witch
Hunt for His Dismissal

By PHYLLIS COHEN
"My dismissal from the staff of
New York's City College is just
part of the general witch hunt,
going on throughout the nation."
This is the opinion of Morris
Swadesh former professor of so-
ciology and anthropology at the
College of the City of New York.
* * *
SWADESH WAS visiting the
Germans Visit
'U,' Stations
Four German broadcasters will
visit the University today and to-
morrow as part of a special train-
ing program in American radio.
Their visit is a part of a two-
month project administered by
Columbia University's Bureau of
Applied Social Research. The pro-
gram is designed to give the broad-
casters a first-hang view of Amer-
ican radio and Aerican life and
culture.
This morning the German
broadcasters will visit station
WHRV, and then be guests at a
luncheon given by WHRV's man-
ager.
This afternoon they will see
WUOM, the University's FM radio
station, and make a transcription
for broadcast on the station's
UNESCO program.
Kane Talk
To BeAired
Whitford Kane, the distinguish-
ed actor and director, will be in-
terviewed at 2 :30 p.m. today on
the Michigan Journal of the Air
over stations WUOM FM and
WKAR, East Lansing.
Kane is on the campus this sum-
mer as a visiting professor in the
Department of Speech. He is di-
recting and starring in next week's
stage production, "The White
Steed."
Included on the Journal with
interviews will be feature arti-
cles written by Betty Himelhoch
on "Teenicide Killers" and Pres
Holmes about "Quiz Shows Sweep
the Nation." They are students
in the Department of Speech.
The show is under the direction
of Giraud Chester.

Michigan campus and "especially
my friends at the Linguistic In-
stitute" before leaving for Van-
couver Island. He has received a
grant-in-aid by the Social Science
Research Council to study the
Nootka Indians on that island.
The anthropologist and lin-
guist, author of many scientific
books, has recently been refused
reappointment to City College's
staff. He has been accused of
having "a basic misconception
of his function as a social scien-
tist and his responsibilities as a
teacher and a member of the
department," according to the
anthropology department at that
school.
"The administration, in deny-
ing my reappointment had only
one real motive, the fact that I
disapproved the flagrant racist
policies at the school and was un-
equivocally opposed to reprisals
against students," Swadesh said.
* * * -
HE DENIED THAT he had ap-
proved the recent strike at up-
town City College where students
petitioned for the removal of Pro-
fessor William E. Knickerbocker
and William C. Davis, of that
school. Both of these men had
been accused by the student body
of discriminatory practices.
"Actually all I did was as-
sure the students that we teach-
ers feel that there is no reason
or basis to penalize any of our
pupils for participation in that
strike," Swadish said.
"Anti-Negro and anti-Jewish
discrimination is made possible at
City College only by means of
ruthless reprisals against any in
the student body ar the faculty
who dares to criticize," he noted.
SWADESH HAS also been ac-
cused of "improper use of class
time for the organization of a
protest to the governor of Ohio
concerning the dismissal of an
archaologist and museum employe
of that state."
"Every teacher is at some time
forced to discuss things outside
the classroom lecture," Swadesh
said. The former professor claims
the report that he had formed a
committee of students to agitate
for re-instatement of the archeo-
logist in class time as "full of half
truhs" and "very disored."

Interlochen
SeCo()rdings
Tol~eonAir
A broadcast of the National Mu-
sic Camp choir and string orches-
tra, taken from a recording made.
at Interlochen, will be featured by
WUOM at 6 p.m. today.
The 7 p.m. classical concert will
offer Bach's Brandenburg Con-
certo No. 6, as well as the Concerto
in B minor by Dvorak.
* * *
FOLLOWING is a complete list
of WUOM programs for this after-
noon and evening. WUOM can be
heard at 91.7 on the FM dial.
2:30-Journal of the Air.
2:45-Classical Civilizations.
2:55-Daily Bulletin.
3:00-Campus Varieties.
3:30-French Music.
4:00-Sigma. Alpha Iota.
4:15-Novatime.
4:30-Requestfully Yours.
5:00-Books by Radio.
5:15-Here's to Veterans.
5:30-Children's Story.
5:45-Les Etter-Sports.
6:00-Interlochen Music.
7:00--Classical Concert.
* * * -
Radio Students
To TakeTrip
Advanced radio students in the
Department of Speech will make
an all day field trip to Detroit
today to observe actual broadcast
conditions at three of the cities'
radio stations.
WXYZ AM and TV, WJBK AM
and TV, and WWJ TV will be
the hosts to the radio students.
James Ridell, Richard Jones and
Ed Wheeler, respectively, will han-
dle the tours for each station.
The trip was arranged by Gar-
net R. Garrison of the Speech
Department. Accompanying the
group to Detroit will be visiting
Professors Giraud Chester, Josh
Roach, and Vincent Jukes.
Unfriendly Camels . .
CAIRO, Egypt-The camel has
a stupid sad expression on its too-
small face, according to other
camels.
Their temper is so bad and sul-
len that they have few friends-
even among other camels.

Co-op Council
To Hold Picnic
The Inter-Coop Council is hold-
ing a campfire andp icnic supper
from 4 p.m. until midnight at the
Island.
The group will meet at the
Island for baseball and other
sports. A bonfire supper is planed
and the day's outing will end with
an informal dance at Lester House,
one of the houses for girls.
* * *
TRANSPORTATION to Barton's
Pond for those who would like to
begin the festivities with a bath-
ing party may be available, ac-
cording to Marvin Greenfield, vice-
president of the Council.
The affair is open to all mem-
bers of the Inter-Coop Council, he
said.
The picnic is part of a series of
affairs held each week during the
summer by the various houses.
Further plans include a song fes-
tival to be held next week under
the sponsorship of Lester House.
CHICAGO - Decorating trees
with hen's eggs is practiced in cer-
tain areas in Puerto Rico, accord-
ing to the World Book Encyclo-
pedia. Sunlight reflected by the
egg shells is supposed to scare
away lizards.

WORK, STUDY, TRAVEL:
NSA-Sponsored College
Students Sail for Europe

More than 600 American col-
lege students sailed from Quebec
recently aboard the S.S. Volendam
to spend a summer of work, study,
and travel in Europe under the
auspices of the United States Na-
tional Student Association.
NSA, the largest American
agency for sending students
abroad, made arrangements with
the Dutch government for the use
of the Volendam.
* * *
ORIENTATION PROGRAMS on
board ship include an intensified
language study program in French,
German, and Italian based on
armed forces phonograph meth-
ods.
Adult experts from the United
States and abroad are group
leaders in discussions and lec-
tures concerning cultural, eco-
nomic, and political background
of the various European coun-
tries to be visited.
Folk dancing, sports, and movies
provide recreation.
More than 200 students will de-

part for NSA work camps through-
out Europe when the ship lands
at Rotterdam.
PROJECTS include reconstruc-
tion work in Germany and Hol-
land, harvesting in England and
Switzerland, and building a com-
munity center near Rouen, France.
The remainder of the students
will participate in four study-
tours covering a total of nine
European countries.
Plans were made through Eur-
opean student associations to pro-
vide housing, food, entertainment,
and cut-rate transportation. Ac-
commodations will be provided in
homes of European students.
Meanwhile, 40 European stu-
dents who arrived in Quebec on
the Volendam are travelling
throughout the United States as
guests of NSA. They will return
to their homes aboard the same
ship after it docks on Sept. 11 in
New York with the returning
Americans.

GOES TO CAMP ON STAMPS-Janette, 10-year-old Angell
School student, holds $414 worth of stamps which her father
used to pay her tuition at the National Music Camp at Interlochen.
Janette, a sixth grader, is -taking violin and piano at the Camp.

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