The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, August 07, 1974, Image 1

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Secretary of State Henry
Kissinger has been a successful
negotiator for world peace
because he offers himself as a
mediator rather than offerisg a
set plan, said J. William
Milldyke, chief European pro
ducer for the American Broad
casting Company.
Kissinger's role, said Mill
dyke, "has been a very positive
one. The reason for this is that
Kissinger doesn't impose
American solutions on the rest
of the world."
The ABC Correspondent,
who attended the Paris Peace
Talks, noted that "if there's one
thing we learned from Vietnam,
it is not to impose our ideals on
the rest of the world."
Milldyke, speaking at UN-L,
July 27, as a guest lecturer for
the Avery Lecture series,
emphasized that although
Americans shouldn't impose
themselves on other nations,
neither should they become
isolated from the rest of the
world. . ,
"I hope that America doesn't
go into isolation," he said, "if
for no other reason than world
starvation. I hope that because
America is the bread basket of
the world we will believe we
have to stay involved with the
He noted that America's
reputation has improved since
the Vietnam War ended. "The
American situation," he said,
"is very well regarded in most
of the foreign nations, except
where tourism is a problem.
'There are too many people
counting on us for solving world
problems for us to back off."
to receive
A professor of history at the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
has recently been named a
recipient of a Fulbright-Hays
Senior Research Grant.
The srrant will allow Dr.
Frederick C. Luebke and his
family to spend the coming year
in Germany. It will support his
research into the patterns of
German emigration during the
19th century.
Professor Luebke is the third
member of the NU faculty to
receive a Fulbright-Hays award
this year. Fellow history
professor Dr. James L. Huff
man has been awarded a
fellowship to act as a translator
and editorial consultant for a
Japanese historical journal, and
Dr. Edward J. Nemeth, pro
fessor of history and philosophy
of education, received a fellow
ship to conduct research in
"These professors are to be
congratulated for receiving
such distinguished awards. Not
only are these fellowships a
recognition of individual
scholarly pursuits, but the
In Moscow, he said, "the idea
of the 'ugly American' is going
Moscow residents are becom
ing more western, he
As a result of this the people
are looking for peace, he said.
The Russian people are getting
more consumer goods than they
were before, he said, and
having tasted the luxury of
consumer goods they are going
to want more. Consequently,
Milldyke continued, the Russian
people are going to want to
spend more money on these
goods than on war artillery and
He noted that in spite of
Russia's increased supply of
goods, inflation is. hitting the
country hard.
As an example, he noted that
Cyprus-imported oranges cost
about $2.00. "The ruble is
overvalued," he said. "It is
worth about $.26 and is
currently sold for about $1.00."
One of the most popular
items in Moscow, he said, i3
chewing gum. This can be
exchanged for almost any item
there, he said.
While Milldyke was in
Moscow covering the presi
dent's summit visit there, he
said that American corres
pondents ran into a. bit of
trouble when they tried to
cover a story on Russian
The story concerned Andrei
Sarkarov, the father of the
H-Bomb and an activist in
trying to have Russian dissi
dents released from prison
Because of Sarkarov's actions
in this area he had been
itory prof
recipients will further enhance
the intellectual climate of the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
when they return," said Chan
cellor James H. Zumberge.
Professor Luebke, his wife
and two youngest sons, will
begin a 10-month stay in West
Germany in September. They
will live in Stuttgart, where he
will be attached to Stuttgart
University and will work in
archives throughout south
western Germany.
Dr. Luebke is the author of
books and articles dealing with
white ethnic groups, parti
cularly Germans, in the United
States. His latest book, "Bonds
of Loyalty: German Americans
and World War I", is due to be
released in August by the
publisher, Northern Illinois
University Press. The Univer
sity of Nebraska Press is
publisher of his "Immigrants
and Politics: The Germans of
Nebraska, 1809 1900" and
"Ethnic Voters and the Election
of Lincoln", which he edited
and contributed the intro
ductory essay.
stripped of all honor he once
held in Russia.
When the news corres
pondents covered this story,
Milldyke said, Russian officials
accused the broadcasters of
making anti-Soviet broadcasts,
and threatened to pull the plug
on any such broadcast the
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J. William Milldyke, ABC foreign correspondent, addresses an tudience at UN-L. Milldyke wa$ a gucsl
lecturer of the Avery lecture series.
Dr. ALn Sfa;ren, director of
the University of Nebraska
Lincoln's Summer Session pro
gram, reported that 4,945
students are enrolled in the
University's second five-week
summer session which began
July 15.
Seagren said that a total of
networks atU mptcd to release.
He noted that the day of
those br oadcasts, . - the three
network correspondents first
told the story of President
Nixon and Russian Premiere
Leonid Brezhnev.
ABC had the first broadcast
on this subject, Milldyke said,
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13,022 students have partici
pated in on or more- of the
several alternative programs
offered in summer sessions,
During the first five-week
.session, traditionally the more
heavily attended session, there
were 6,4'IG students enrolled. A
three-week pre-sexsion this
eiiFollment figured
and the ABC correspondent
started his broadcast with
Sarkarov's name. Immediately
after' his name had been said
Russian technologists cut off
the broadcast. Later that day
they did the same thing to NBC
and CBS.
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year drew 1,3(6 student, 476
more th;n had p.irti'-'pated in
the pre-session iiroKMni in
1973. About 250 Mu!-n!s -vere
enrolled in the Urn . r city's
8 week session.
In 1973, Seagren said. 13,303
students enrolled in S n irtier
Session ptiijr u'is ; the
Lincoln campuses
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