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The Daily Nebraskan
Wednesday, March 27, 1968
Rader receives
fellowship award
A University of Nebraska
acuity member was recent
y selected as the state's only
-- recipient of a national fellow
ship award for young schol-
airs, sponsored by the Nation
al Endowment for the Hu
manities. TDr. Benjamin G. Rader, as-
" sociate professor of history
. &t the University, will re
reive support for independent
study in his field, the history
'df American economy in the
1920's and 1930's.
".".'.The fellowship will enable
him to carry on full-time re-
-' search from January to Sep
tember, 1969. Rader said he
would spend most of this
time in Lincoln, making one
trip to Washington, D.C., for
a month of further research.
Rader's fellowship is o n e
.' of a series established by the
National Endowment for t h e
Humanities, a Federal agen
cy created in 1965 to promote I
scholarship, research, and
public understanding of t h e
humanities, which include
languages, literature, linguis
archaeology, art, and the so
cial sciences. '
He was selected for the fel
lowship in a national compe
tition, for which each univer
sity in the United States se
lected one candidate.
Rader, a native of Dele
ware, Mo., received his bach
elor's degree from Southwest
Missouri State College, h i s
master's degree from Okla
homa State, and his Ph.D.
from the University of Mary
land. He was a history in
structor at Maryland and Ok
lahoma State and an assis
tant professor of history at
the University of Montana,
before joining the University
faculty in 1967. He has writ
ten several articles and one
book on the history of Ameri
can economics.
Professor to speak
about Latin music
' An authority on Latin Amer
ican music. Dr. Juan Orrego
Salas of Indiana University,
will present a musical lecture
at 8 p.m. Thursday in the
- choral room of Westbrook
Music Building at the Univer
sitv of Nebraska.
His appearance is among
those in the contemporary
music series sponsored by the
University's School of Music
In cooperation with the Insti
tute of Latin American and
International Studies.
.. Orrego Salas' presentation
"is entitled: "A Journey
Through Contemporary Latin
American Music History."
The program is open to the
A native of Santiago, Chile, !
...he is director of the Latin
-' American Music Center and
professor of music in compo
sition and musicology at In
diana University. He served
, 20 years as a member of the
- music faculty at the Univers-I
i. sity of Chile. A music critic,
he is widely recognized as a
."composer and lecturer.
As a composer, Dr. Orrego
Salas has been recognized
both in America and Europe
through commissions, awards
and performances of his works
; , by major orchestras, solosits,
and chamber groups, and by
conductors such as Stokow
sky, Busch, Kleiber, Dorati,
Paray, Markewitch, Sevitzky,
Chavez, Kozma and others.
He has appeared at major
colleges and universities
- through the U.S. and Latin
America. He received two
Guggenheim Fellowships for
composition as well as a
Rockefeller Foundation fel
lowship for creative research
in music. I
His educational background
includes B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.
degrees from the National
Conservatory of Music at the
University of Chile. He has
worked with Aaron Copland
in Tanglewood, with Randall
Thompson at the Universities
of Virginia and Princeton and
with Paul Henry Long and
Geoge Herzog at Columbia
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Alan Reitman, associate director of the American
Civil Liberties Union, will speak at the East
Union April 4 on government power and
civil liberties.
Reitman to lecture
on civil liberties
Clairvoyant: thin veil
spirit world and the
There is a very thin veil , kill a person merely bv walk-
to lecture
A staff member of the
President's Council of Eco
nomic Advisors, Dr. Thomas
F. Dernburg, will discuss con
temporary economic issues
at a public lecture Thursday
in the Nebraska Union.
His appearance is being
sponsored by Omicron Delta
Epsilon, economics honor
ary. Dr. Dernburg has been a
professor of economics at
Oberlin College since 1961
and is the co-author of one of
the leading texts in macroeconomics.
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Alan Reitman, associate di
rector of the American Civil
Liberties Union, will speak in
the East Union April 4. Ac
cording to Susie Stork, Union
Special Events Committee
member, his topic will be
"Secrecy and Government
Power A Threat to Civil
Reitman's lectures on civil
liberties have been heard by
numerous business, labor, re
ligious, fraternal, women's,
and academic groups.
Prior to his work in the
ACLU, Reitman worked on
the CIO Political Action Com
mittee. In 1946, he was named
the committee's public rela
tions director.
Free-lance writer
Resigning his position in
1948, Reitman became a free
lance writer and researcher
for labor-public affairs.
He has been with the ACLU
since 1949. He served as Pub
licity Director in 1949, Direc
tor of Public Relations in 1950,
Assistant Director in 1951,
and Associate Director in
Reitman's duties as Associ
ate Director include the co
ordination and supervision of
the work of the Washington
office, with emphasis on poli
cy concerning legislation,
public relations, and contact
with government, legislative
officials and national organi
zation. He provides counsel to
the Executive Director on pol
icy questions and is responsi
ble for the work and servic
ing of the due process, equali
ty, free expression, censor
ship, labor, and radio TV
Outside writings
His outside writings have
appeared in various publica
tions among which are the
New York Star, The New Re
public, the Negro Digest, and
the Toronto Star weekly.
R e i t m a n's organiza
tional associations include the
NAACP, CORE, National As
sociation of Inter-Group Rela
tions Officials, and the Media
Committee on Consultative
Conference on Desegration.
The final report of the Res
idential College Committee
has not been released yet,
according to Merk Hobson,
committee chairman, and
vice chancellor and dean of
The work of the group, part
of the Chancellor's Centen
nial College Committee, has
been finished for two weeks,
but Hobson has not had the
time to release the commit
tee's conclusions regarding
the posibility of a Residential
College for next fall's fresh
men class.
between the spirit world and
the common person, accord
ing to a woman who has been
working with psychic relation
ships for 20 years.
The elderly woman, who
asked not to be identified, ap
peared before a Tuesday eve
ning NFU class, Applied
Black Magic, and told of the
dangers and rewards possible
in making contact with those
who have died.
The lights stayed on and
none of the 20 students who
showed up for the class joined
hands as the lady told them
mat mediums were numer
ous and the field of spirit con
tact was vast.
She said that she is a mem
ber of a local religious orga
nization that is founded on
the doctrine contact with
spirits, or mcdiumship.
'Our faith is the same as
any other protestant church,"
she said. "Along with a regu
lar worship, we have healing
and message service."
There is no end to what you
can learn and what you can
gain from mediumship if you
know how to use it. the ladv
saia. a siuaent can ask tor
help and receive it from the
spirits of people who have
been in the same profession,
she said.
But contacting a medium
can be dangerous, she said, if
a person does not have a basic
understanding of what he is
"If we don't understand
those who can help us, bad
spirits can slip in. That is
why each of us has his pro
tectors," she said. The wom
an added that these protec
tors are sometimes referred
to as guardian angels.
One phase of mediumshin
called astrotravel could be par
ticularly dangerous, she said.
The woman explained that
astrotravel occurs when a per
son's spirit ti ascends his
body and goes wherever the
medium takes it, and then re
turns that person's spirit to
his body.
If you don't know what you
are doing, she said, you could
ing up to him and touching
him while he is in a trance.
The woman, who claims she
is both clairaudient and clair
voyant (meaning that she
can personally hear and see
spirits), explained other
phases of mediumship includ
ing healing, independent voice
photography, drawing and
painting and trumpet.
She said that when a per
son has control of the trumpet
phase, the medium is trained
to speak through the trumpet
which hangs suspended in the
air as the spirit speaks.
The woman also claims to
have had a trumpet collapse
in her lap during a seance
only to rise into the air again
and continue with the mes
sage. She said that she believes
in God and that all the phases
of mediumship can be found
in the Bible. There has to be j
a supreme force to give us
"all these wonderful things if
we want to use them in the
way they should be used,"
she said.
No time on other side
During a seance, one per
son participating will not ne
cessarily have the same ex
periences as another, the
woman said. She added that
one thing should be remem
bered: "on the other side
there is no such thing as
"If a prediction you re
ceive does not happen today
or tomorrow, that does not
mean that it will not happen
sometime in the future," she
said. "It will happen when
the time is right and when it
will be to your own benefit."
She told the students that
they had "a room full of spir
its" as they listened to her.
But she added that since the
discussion was open, there
were so many vibrations that
she could not single out any
one spirit.
The woman, who said
that she had witnessed auras
on a couple of occasions, told
one of the young men that he
had a yellow light above his
The fellow skeptically said
that it meant caution.
When asked if the spirits
could threaten a person's
life, the woman answered that
psychic relationships were
nothing to fool with, and if a
person is making light of
something that is serious, the
spirits "will certainly let him
know about it."
She said that there are all
kinds of spirits that a person
may encounter. Nearly ev
eryone has an Indian or two
used by his master teacher
(who controls the medium) as
runners to gather knowledge
for the person, she added.
The woman said she would
return to conduct a seance if
the student's colors became
deeper and if they were real
ly sincere.
Steve Burdic, the course or
ganizer, said afterwards that
he is trying to line up an an
thropologist to speak at next
week's meeting. He had no
comment on the future plans
for a seance.
Riekes Foundation
offers scholarship
The newly established John
M. Riekes Foundation of
Omaha has inaugurated a
full-time scholarship program
at the University of Nebraska
to encourage creativity in the
The memorial scholarship
for the arts, valued at $433
annually, will commemorate
the life of the late Riekes,
who was killed in Des Moines
last spring at the age of 25,
when struck by an oncoming
out-of-control car which
crossed the median.
The agreement with the
University Foundation stipu
lates that the recipients be
Nebraskans, with preference
given to students majoring in
English who are participating
actively in creative writing,
prose or poetry. Music s t u
dents are also eligible for con
The Fund is intended "to
serve as an active and en
during force in encouraging
young men and women to
pursue the enjoyment and
practice of the arts for a fuller
and richer life."
A 1960 graduate of Omaha
Central High School, Riekes
was a member of the Univer
sity Class of 1964, having
studied under Pulitzer Prize
Winning Poet, Karl Shapiro,
Stassen to speak
4 p.m. Thursday
Harold Stassen, a perennial
Republican aspirant for the
presidential nomination, will
speak in the Nebraska Union
Ballroom at 4 p.m. Thursday,
according to a Nebraska
Union spokesman.
Stassen was originally
scheduled to speak at 3:30
p.m. in the Ballroom but he
was moved back to accom
modate students desiring to
hear Sen. Robert Kennedy'!
2:30 Coliseum address.
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IN '68:
eugene McCarthy
for President
He was there when we
needed him!
out on his behalf. H won
"If was awfully lonely in New Hampshire'
The polls said 10. No national figure dared speak
42.5, and broke a closed race wide open.
He has shown courage, intelligence and honesty. He has inspired new faith in the
possibilities of the democratic process. He is the new hero of the young.
If you find him a refreshing figure on the presidential scene
If you admire his standing up when thin gs looked hopeless
So do millions of others!
But has he a chance to win nomination? If you thing ha has not, and act on that,
then he hasn't.
We think we owe him a chance, and that there are enough of us who think to to
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