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Sunday, March 2, 1 9,58 1


Page..Two..THE . MICHIGAN..DAILY MAGAZINE Su.nda ..c.1.58


'WINTER'S TALE____ Thomas Blues Page 2
THE MUSIC REVIEWER David Kessel Page 4
OUR GENERATION Donald A. Yates Page 5
ARCHITECTURE Bernard Stollman Page 6
WHIZZ KIDS Michael Kraft Page 8
THE CAO DAI _Richard Halloran Page 9
APARTMENT Vernon Nahrgang Page 10
RUMANIA TODAY ---Carol Prins Page 11
MARTY__- __ Ronald Kotulak Page 12
A WOMAN PRESIDENT? _ Rose Perlberg Page 13
THACKERAY __ __Vernon Nahrgang Page 14
PAPERBACKS __ ______Donald A. Yates Page 15
PICTURE CREDITS-Cover: Photo of Mary Frances Greshcke by Bruce
Badey; Page 3: Daily photograph by Norman Jacobs; Page 4:
Sketches by Robert Snyder; Page 5: Daily photograph by Norman
Jacobs; Page 8: Daily photographs by Bruce Bailey and Paul Nida;
Page 9: Map drawn by Robert Snyder and photograph courtesy of
the Vietnamese Embassy; Page 11: Photograph courtesy of Ru-
mania Today published by the Agerpres News Agency; Page 12:
Daily photograph by James MacKay; Page 14: Pen sketch cour-
tesy of the McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.; Page 15: Daily photo by
Fred Merrill.

'Winter's Talie
By THOMAS BLUES from which his noontime show, caly scceptable manner. The
Daily Associate Personnel Director "Curtain Calls," emanates. sult was a tune which proceeds t
A FORMER University of Mich- His songs, recorded last Novem- cut Berkeley down in a few shot
igan philosophy instructor bar on the only record that comes verses.
turned disc jockey has written in a "grey flannel jacket" are a
and recorded a group of songs at- culmination of years of satirical Please pardon my becomig
song writing under the title, A lyrical
acking atlmost everything from Witer's Tale. The oldest song in To sing in terms imperical
George Berkeley to Orval Faubus. the album, "George Berkeley," With elements satirical
"I got fed up with my disserta- was written in 1942, immediately Of Berkeley. George Berkele'."
tion," is Paul Winter's simple rea- following his Philosophy 34 final, The song finishes with:
son for deserting his PhD studies which he later taught.
in 1950 and getting an announc- "Now look here, to the termile;
ing job with University radio sta- J COMPLETELY botched the thi matk has ifte cx-
tion WUOM. Later he started part on Berkeley so I decided tension.
working for Detroit's WXYZ, to vent my aggressions in a so-
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But to us mortais it nas lesser+
What can it be this substancey
sometimes large sometimes
You must have guessed by nowI
my friends, it is nothing at
In those days, he went by hi
real name, Saul Wineman. He
gained his Masters Degree in
Philosophy, in spite of Berkeley,
in 1948 and taught Philosophy 34
He recalls dismissing his classes
early during the 1948 presidential"

to disc jockey
campaign to go out on The Diag
and argue with leftist Henry Wale
lace sympathizers.
His humorous retaliation to
Berkeley is a far cry from a song-
that lie dashed off last fall dur-
ing the Little Rock integration
crisis, "The Ballad of Orval
Faubus." An excerpt from the
tune succinctly illustrates his at-,
titude toward racial hypocrisy.
"He figures that democracy is
civil and its right,
As long as it is Faubus, free and
HIS SONGS are for the most
part bitter satire with an oc-
casional show tune thrown in.
"I've been compared -to Tom
Lehrer," Winter says, "and the'
only two people who agree we
have nothing in common are
Lehrer and myself." Winter ex--
plains that Lehrer satirizes well
known and respected social insti-
tutions such as the Boy Scouts
and deer hunting. Winter's songs
are protests against society's cur-
rent phenomena - the organiza-
tion man and the reputed remedy
for "tired blood."
Winter often satirizes in his
songs his own profession, for in-
stance, one called the "DJ."
"Everybody loves the DJ, with
his happy, radio and TV per-
The DJ, peddles jukebox re-
His biting satire on the "Teami
Man" cuts down the contemporary
worship of group dynamics and

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