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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Monday, May 6, 1974
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Northwwt Arkansas TIMES, Mon., Moy 6, 1974 FAVKTTtVllLl, ARKANSAS Lacking Movement Credentials SLA Emerges Outside Leftist Groups By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS . Paranoia. Suspicion. Con- -templ. Hatred. Apathy. ! There are a lot of words used 'by American radicals in reac- -tioin to the Symbionese Libor- "ation Army, which says it kid- ·naped Patricia Hearst and as- ·sassinateri Oakland Superinten- ,dent of Schools Marcus Foster. ^Fevv are favorable. Here are two: * "The Nixon Administration ! would like nothing better than ,|or us to believe these arc the ·kinds of things revolutionaries and community activists do." \-- Janet Cooper, a West Coast ·radical activist. 1 "There is no doubt that the ·SLA is a CIA front." -- The i National Caucus of Labor Com · mitlees. - Left-wing a n t i p a t h y for the SLA comes from just about ev: ery group of note except the al- m o s t nonexistent Weath- : erpeople. One of their lenders, ' Bernardino Dohrn. said from ·hiding that the group's actions - w e r e revolutionary and thus - could "teach and strengthen." The disdain covers a sped rum from activists in Bcrkclev who have elected four radicals to the city council: to traditional Communists like Angela Davis: to old new leftists like Jerry R u b i n ; through the newer National Caucus of I/nbor Committees, which t h i n k s just about everyone is a front for .he C I A ; to Maoists; to the Ulack Panthers, who SEiy chairman Huey P. Newton is on the SLA "hit list" for denouncing he Hearst kidnaping and the Foster shooting. SEEN AS AGENTS There are u number of :hcmos in the denunciation: t h a t the violence of SLA actions can't be justifiied morally; t h a t members of the SLA are radicals-come-lately; that they may be government agents, and thai if they arc not. they are seriously discrediting (he radical cause. "My overwhelming response is that I'm sick of the whole thing." says an unsuccessful candidate for the Berkeley City Council last year on a radical coalition slate. "Politically, they make . n o sense at all. None of these people were political here. And it's been a very destructive thing. They're slopping people on the street and interrogating them. It's Just 'ery had." The paranoia seems to rtm deepest in Berkeley, where Miss Hearst was abducted last Feb. 4, Soon after the kidnaping, police raided a Black Panther headquarters in nearby Oakl a n d , arresting 15 people but filing no charge. It made many radicals believe t h a t the Hearst and Foster cases have given authorities an excuse to go after the newer community organizations. "It's not good having 150 FBI men in Berkeley," says a woman active in consumer and w o m e n ' s groups. "While they're here, they might just decide to branch out into other things," R a m p a r t s Magazine, one of the best selling leftist publications, devoted eight pages in its May issue to a denunciation of the" SLA, which it said had created "sympathy for the ruling class, credibility for the po lice and paranoia for the radi cal movement." Nearly everyone involved with the left mentions reports that Donald DeFreeze, who has been identified as General Field Marshal Cinque of the SLA. served as a police agent. Authorities deny that. One of the recurring themes among radicals is what they sec as the lack of solid, left- wing credentials among SLA members. They note that as recently as 1970. DeFreeze was essentially an apolitical product of the prison system. And Berkeley activists say the people who have been linked by authorities to the SLA had little to do with the radical community there. One woman noted that she lad been in a woman's group with Michelle "Mizmoon" Sol- .ysik, who has been identified ")y the FBI as one of the participants in the SLA bank rob bery in San Francisco in which Publishing Urged BOSTON (AP) -- A good college lecturer had better publish his thoughts if he hopes to gel ahead in the academic world, a sociologist finds. William C. Yoels, a Boston University sociologist, took statistical look at the career o: fellow sociology professors and their promotions. He found that less than 4 per cent of the faculty in the na tion's top 25 college depart ments of sociology got pro moted without having published books and articles to buttres their teaching reputations. Miss Hearst took part. "1 liked her really, although I idn't agree with her all the ime." says the woman, who sked that her name not be ised. "But she wasn't really xilitlcal in the sense of looking t the whole society. She wa 1 nto the woman's movemen and community things like fooc o-ops. It's all quite strange. 1 The dislike for the SLA's methods runs deep. H. Bruce Franklin, a former Inglish professor at Stanforc Jniversity, was one of the ounders of the Venceremos Brigade, a now-defunct Maois jroup. He says the group's vio ence can only hurt the left: "When a few imposters like he SLA come along -- revolu ionaries who conduct them selves in an inhumane manne -- all they do is turn people away from looking to a revolu ionary alternative for the solu ion (o problems," And Janet Cooper, a forme Stanford activist who decline Lp talk t o ' a grand jury ques :ioning her about alleged con lacts with SLA members, sai the group's "idea of revolutio ary activity seems to be kid naping young women and shoot inig people down at random o the sidewalk." One Bay Area radical, economics instructor at Sa Francisco State, puts it in way that sums up the feeling: "I've had a few people . class who justify it by sayin that society drives people f desperate actions. But Charli Manson took desperate aclio against upper-class peopl Does that justify him.?" At The Movies Eagle Scout Bob Miller, son of Mr. a n d Mrs. B. W. Miller of Fayette- vllle was awarded Eagle Scoot rank at a Court ol Honor last week at (he First Presbyterian Church. He is a member of Troop 77. Frank Kcrr is scoutmaster and Bruce Bethel assistant scoutmaster. Bob's service project Ls coordinator Tor children at the church, a duty be will continue- Enzyme Use MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP The human body produce more t h a n 1.500 enzymes, tin protein molecules that promot chemical reactions essential t human life, and scientists hav also been able to adapt severa of the functions enzymes per form in the body to industry. Enzymes lower costs to con sumers when they are used i the , production of food item such as cheese, bread, fru juice, ice cream and beer, an other products like tanne leather, detergents and textile Sequels May Dominate 1975 By BOB THOMAS LOS ANGELES (AP) -- One it movie deserves another, the ilm studios agree hopefully, nd they seem bent on making 975 the Year of the Sequel. Paramount is completing The Godfather Part II," sans Marlon Brando. Disney is preparing release of "Herbie Rides Again," another caper of "The Love Bug." Hal Wallis plans to patch up John Wayne for a sequel to "True Grit." Twentieth Century-Fox has ollowups to "The French Connection" and "The Poseidon Adventure" in the works. MGM s working on a redo of "West- world." Columbia is graduating rom "Funny Girl" to "Funny Lady." At Universal City, MCA tno- ^ l s hope for a repeat of the company's all-time high grosser, "Airport." The new one is 'Airport 1975," and it will have a thrill for nervous air travelers: a collision between a Boeing 747 and a twin-engine plane. It didn't start out a^a sequel. Screen writer Don Ingalls submitted the script as a possible .elevision movie. Production boss Sid Scheinberg , saw its possibilities as a theatrical fea Lure and assigned it' to produc cr Bill Frye and director Jack Smight. The cast so f a r : Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Linda Blair (her firs film since "The Exorcist") (her first firm since 1952). "This film will be differen from the first 'Airport,'" ex plained Frye. "This one start just 15 minutes before depar lure time, so there isn't mud character development, of th various passengers. "Most of the action take place during the four or fiv hours the 747 is in flight/There re 56 speaking parts, but f*»l- the plane is the star. Because of the [ear of fright- ning passengers, airlines wer» tandoffish toward helping the rst "Airport." Not so now. resorts Frye. A major airline, *ich doesn't want to be identi- ied, is providing facilities, and ie company will use a Pan American 747 mockup on the Jniversal lot for commercials. "The picture will actually be ery good for the airlines," remarked director Jack Smight. 'It will demonstrate that even vith a hole in its roof, the 747 jan fly. The accident happens at 11,000 to 12.000 feet, and the passengers don't even need oxygen masks, although they de- nand them." The pilot and copilot are conked out in the collision, leaving he 747 with no one to run it. The solution! Pilot Charlton ieston is lowered through the gaping hole from a helicopter. 'rye and Smight admit that it sounds fantastic but it can be done. "Airport 1975" will cost $4 million, which is about half of Jie original film. The only recurring character is Kennedy. Matthews Appointed LITTLE ROCK (AP- -Charles Matthews, a Little Rock attorney, has been appointed to the Commission on the Future of the South. Matthews is a former state legislator. Appointments to the commission were made by Gov. Jimmy Carter of Georgia, chairman of the Southern Growth Policies governors of the participating governors of th participating states. Win the building remodeling game with Wise Energy Planning Top Dogs In 4-H Show Top winners in t h e Washington County 4-H Dop Show and : Obedience trials held Saturday at the 'fairgrounds a r e from left, "Skampen," first, best nf show in ml\ed hreed, entered hy Jennifer Jordan; "Missy," best nt show in pure hreed division, .shown by Debbie Siruco; and "Bobo," highest scoring dog in obedience trials shown hy Jabal Ahrents. (TIMESphoto by Ray Cray) START ' Build , , a new home Plan adequate wiring ^w-f »' . ,, , . _ · ·f~~! WW r.'-A..' ..?... Plan Interior lighting present home ' i^ft J jyngvs' \J*.r r tts-f y-^f^M V^- -- * --*^- ^i'jf V,£ff--·'--J'ft^^ Buy new appliances 'Choose electric water heating Estimate operating coat* ^LV 'S *" · r 3^f" =,*-' ^H '^~^%ji£r-\ ··'-"r*Mr"*- ' DROP OUT? Very unlikely. The successful newspopcrboy is at opposite poles from the quitter by the very fact of having a newspaper route, His experience shows hfm that the rewards for the goof -off are slim; thot there's no room for the quitter and that the laurels of life go to the person able to meet challenges. He's found that initiative pays big dividends and there is no substitute for Teaming to deal with people. Guided by men who ore trained to work with boys he develops responsible attitudes, and for the first time/ money becomes more than a hand-out. Nothing can replace the satisfaction of purchasing with money he's earned en his own. You would be surprised to know how many of today's leader* built their ·uccess stories on a newspoperboy foundation. "Growing With Northwest Arkansas" RNISH Explore total electric living Use electricity wi*«ly Replace heating and cooling , garage to game room

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