Daily Trojan, Vol. 53, No. 54, December 07, 1961
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— 0"f U niversi-ty DAILY Southern California TROJAN VOL. Lll LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1961 NO. 34 Newsman Finds Frontiersmen Get Footing, Start to Progress Kennedy Programs Win High Marks COUNTY CONFLICT Rightist Victory Surprises TYR Daily Trojan Photo by Gerald All^n SECOND HELEN — Daily Trojan editor Barbara Epstein has been chosen as the second El Rodeo Helen of Troy. The senior editor is a Mortar Board member. Barbara Epstein Nabs 'Helen' Bid By HAL DRAKE Daily Trojan City Editor Increased conflict between | USC's Trojan Young Republicans and the county Young Republican organization may result from the defeat of TYR.’s choice for county president at the county convention this | week. ^ The Trojan Republicans, who By PONCH ITT A PIERCE Barbara F.pstein, Daily Trojan editor, was named tion to back the candidate for!possihi *5- this year's second ‘‘Helen of Trov” yesterday for president who would be able to the 19G2 PI Rodeo yearbook. most help "eoilejre hiding behind the word conservative and were not true conservative Republicans.” .The campus Republican leader said the victory of the ultra j conservatives came as a ‘‘great shcck,” but the fact that TYR| opposed them need not damage the campus club. “We haven’t received help in the past from this particular! aid they went to the conven-|orgranjzation - Harrjs sajd these ultra conserva-ives will start pushing TYR to cnnser\ a- j remove the persons involved in The journalist received the honor in recognition rism,” failed tn block the vie- the opposition hut we fe°l such Of her achievements and contributions to the univer- torv of "ultra conservative" interference would be childish." ffity. * Robert Gaston, attorney. Selected hy an administrative committee, the 21-! TYR President Harvey Har-vear-old journalism major and scholarship student Iris said yesterday that Gaston. Decisive Votes TYR went to the county-wide ...... , ... *ttt i <, • * ■ u . , convention, held Tuesday night will be featured with seven other Helens in a two- who was rumored to be a sup- gt the Staller Hilton with the page coior spread in the £1 Rodeo. porter of the far-right John’j de, tion> ^ Miss Epstein, an nonor student, became a mem- Birch Society, and his slate of nine uncommitted votes Wf ber of Phi Beta Kappa, national liberal arts scholastic j candidates were opposed byj . . , , j i honorary, in her junior year. A scholar with a 3.879 TYR because many of them ' c ' 111 grade point average, she has been on the Dean’s List were believed to be unqualified, since, its inception in 1959. j Gaston siate The petite, green-eyed brunette also holds mem-! <We decided that only a few bership in Theta Sigma Phi, national women’s pro-of the individuals on the Gaston fessional journalism fraternity; Pi Sigma Alpha, na- slate were satisfactory,” Har-tional political science-international relations honor- rjs reported. "We felt that a ary; Mortar Board, national senior women’s hono- Inumber of the others were just rary; Chimes, junior women’s service honorary; and!--! Harris reported that many By BARBARA EPSTEIN Daily Trojan Editor The men of the New Frontier learned the difficulties of leadership and are now beginning to put the country on better foreign and domestic footing, Robert T. Hartmann, chief of the Washington Bureau of the Los Angeles Times, declared here yesterday. In a three-part analysis of “The New Frontier’s First K ^ "Ar Year," the Washington newsman told an all-university “P eace Week” convocation that, over-all, President Kennedy should get “very high" marks for his first year in office. despite difficulties in both foreisrn and domestic realms. “He is realizing the complexities of thp Presidency," Hart-1 Nuclear test.-r.g wijj Faculty Panel Will Discuss Bomb Tests w’ere he j final balloting. The USC delegates decided io1 | back the moderate slate of candidates in a pre-convention j caucus because, Harris said.! |they believe extreme rightists! will hurt ‘‘true conservativism.”■ Daily Trojan Photo GRADES KENNEDY — Los Angeles Times Washington Bureau Chief Robert T. Hartmann gave President Kennedy "high marks" for his recent Presidential progress. Hartmann said Kennedy is now in the third phase of learning his new job in Washington. Shelter Talk Brings Crowd Failing Out other delegates were surprised] that USC refused to back the' ultra conservative program. i “We consider ourselves to be I a cornerstone of conservativism in this area, and so do many others,” Harris explained. “But we couldn’t feel these ultra British Scholar Says Look Back, Advance be the topic of a panel dtSCUSSlon today at. 1 tn 129 FH by faculty members from religion, science and history departments. The panel, tn he moderated by Dr. Aurelius Morgner. associate professor of economic* and international relations, is being presented as part of the Greater University Committee’s Peace Week program. The panel will also include ‘The Inaugural Address was Dr. John Cantelon, university martn said. “He has made tremendous strides toward realizing his power's and weaknesses and in discoverins that j not everything is perfect nor lean be perfect." Biggest Problem One of the President's biggest problems has been to live up to the hopes he built for I the country during his campaign and his Inaugural Address. Hartmann noted. Bv MEL NEWHOFF historical 'angle.' ’’ The noted author on the Elizabethan age said that in almost every field persons need to know what happened before Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman women’s scholastic honorary. A scholar always, but a journalist first, Miss Epstein has worked on the Daily Trojan as a reporter, copyreader. news editor, assistant feature editor and feature editor. She has been recognized as a. top journalist, since her Senior year at San Gabriel Hich School, where shp was the first woman editor and the first, editor to servt two semesters on the campus newspaper. Miss Epstein was recently awarded the Edith Allen Memorial Scholarship Award by the Los Angeles alumni chapter of Theta; Sigma Phi on the basis of her journalistic and academic achievements. Last year she received the Ruth Apperson Eaker Award for writing the best Daily Trojan editorial. The editor, who is the second woman to head the Daily Trojan since World War II. was recognized as the newspaper's Reporter of the Year for 1959-60 and News Editor of the Year for 1960-61. For the past two summers. Miss Epstein has supplemented her Daily Trojan activities by working as a general reporter and copyreader on the Temple City pinpointing the basic issues in- man Bill Heeres revealed yea-|Dr. Row^e contended. "Khru-Times in Temple City. \oi\ed in the civil defen.se lerday. They are due toroor-jshchev ia dangerous because he The pert senior says she “might attend” graduate question, to which no agree- row. |1S ignorant about American school. She intends to go into newspaper work and ment could be reached. "We are particularly looking history, lie does not know focus her attention primarily on news and feature Basic issues suggested and for people w ith talent in pub-jw h a t has hapened before, writing and analysis. defended during the discussion “While I realize that journalism has been essen- centered on the possibility of tially a man’s world, I find this no real hurdle,” Miss a lasting peace, disarmament, Epstein says deterrent policy advisability • I think there is room for women in journalism, a»d the deterrent power of civil view's will be held in lhe Sen-ppart from covering women's and family section news," defense itself. ate Chambers next week. She continues It may take more work for a woman White favoring a Stepping up USC's 9th annual Songfest. ncake g nichf in the field but, jt Is far from im- !ftl civil defense efforts through, Willed as the nation’^ largest, j who were fared with similar p^sciple ■> government action, Dr. Gritten- nnlle^iate musical, will he problems Neville Chamberlain She describee journalism as a profession where jden advocated a dual policy held in the Hollywood Rmvi words, ideas and people coincide in a series of never--which included increased efforts!on May 12. 1962. Preliminary ending contests and battles. : for peace by way of disarms- auditions are scheduled for “Journalism is a vibrant field, allowing creativity ment. I April ll and 12 and ingenuity,” the editor says. ‘It's always alive and kicking. It is this atmosphere of constant intellectual challenge which attracts me to journalism. No other prefession has its breadth or it potential.’’ Miss Epstein’s day as Daily Trojan editor begins "just after lunch.” At that time she usually finds about a half dozen people waiting in the editor's office, ‘■generally with complaints,” she muses. When these Informal rituals are over, the editor EV* Jordan confers W'ith her editorial stair on the news situation Items to tempt even the dull- Of the day. .est imagination are among the Averaging between 50 and 60 hours of work a week objects to be sou at the semi- on the Daily Troian, Miss Epstein spends a “good part" annual ceramics sale, starting of her time checking pase layouts, stories and a multi- at noon today in the Harris tude.of other details while trying to write and keep Hall patio. everybody happy at the same time. A usual day ends for the editor anywhere between in p.m. and 2 a.m.—after all stories are in, all copy , , , , ,, \ j 1 ____0.1 He f°°l olive green structure wiih has been checked and the Daily Troian is well on its ^_______^ ___,u; w’ay to press. a case w here perhaps a man did too well.” Hartmann continued. He said that the “magnificent address” struck a responsive chord across the coun- trv and gave Kennedv an im- solutely ‘at sea’ when he was portant psychological advan- History is the key.to under- drying to appease Hitler,” the |taee which have turn- ed out. to be a disadvantage.” The veteran newsman explained that the change of ad- nnnistrations put Kennedy in conservatives were deserving of 1 A speech urging increased our support.” efforts in- faLlout shelter con-i Thp Tro.jan delegation stuck j College, Oxford, said struetion b\ an assistant politi- fo its decision gygn when it cal science professor yesterday was obvious the moderates had touched off a controversy in ]osf. the discussion which followed.. ——»—_----- Dr, John Crittenden gave the Nmfl r* rt X HI < pros and cons of stronger em- ** 11 1 ^9 phasis on building fallout shelt- Hi 1^ ers to an audience of about 25! I O D v? \J U w students and political science Applications for positions on in order to succeed, professors at a YWCA coffee, ihe Songfest Committee are Ignorant K The controversy raged over still available iu SlJ, chair-- "Ignorance is dangerous licity and art,” Heeres said. | therefore, he is liable to make Each person must sign up the same type of mistake as for an interview at. the time Hitler, who did not understand he files his application. Inter- the British and Americans.” As another example, the British author used the actions of two British statesmen standing people, politics and British scholar explained, places, a Rritish scholar and “He was ‘taken’ by Hitler authAr said yesterday. j because he lacked the knowl- In a speech sponsored hy the of world history,” the bis- School of Library Science. Dr torian added. Sir W inston. driver's seat of a vehicle A. !<. Rowse, fellow of All Soul.- howev er, as an historian, knew wfjjpb Wad more parts than he person what to expect in Europe, ^nd J hfMl anticipated, cannot he a useful citizen har,dled things differently. lit evaluating Mr. Kennedy’s without some knowledge of his Visiting Scholar finot. year in the White House, tory. since “everything has it* r>r- v'hn '« a visiting Hartmann pointed out that one scholar on the staff at Hun- r>f the President's chief diffi ting ton Library, has written a book which discusses negotiations with Hitler before World War IT. The book. “Appeasement: A studv in Political De- culties in the early days of his administration was approaching the job of Chief Executive as a legislator. ‘Basically he approached dine,” has just been published, nationa.1 problem* from a leg- 'llie British scholar n o t e d j islative point of view,” Mart-that a knowledge or history |mann said, makes the difference between j huUcynjoon Phase effective and weak political j During tne first, or ‘*naney-leaders. He named F.D.R. and moon.” pha»e of the New present Prime Minister M a c- Frontier things were relatively millan as members of the quiet, with Kennedy making no group of “educated statesmen” who were and are “well read in history.’* Dr. Rowse also suggested that too many )>e<>ple don’t know enough a hoi it their own and other countries. great innovations, but Instead studying the scene and concentrating his efforts at compromise and synthesis in domestic affairs. Hartmann said. This apprrwch was successful at the beginning. Hartmann anH Sir Winston Churchill "Although Chamberlain was excellently effective i n handling internal affairs, he was ab- ( Ceramic Makars to Sell Vivid, Startling Structures Who, for instance, could pass .by the “coat hanger.” a seven- •rleformed stars' a il side* from it' reaching KNXT Offers Ducats For Baxter Remaining tickets for the ride o-taping of “Christmas Readings with Dr. Frank Baxter,” at KNXT, Channel 2, Saturday evening are being dis-tribi&Ad this week by KNXT. Dr. Baxter * readings will Include “The Maid Servant at the Inn” by Dorothy Paiker. “AH the Davs of Christmas” The remaining ticlcets may Thi* i« one of the more than 7,000 (tpnc made by students and teacher^ of the ceramics j department. ]t may be seen until in p.m. tomorrow’ or from ‘10 a.m to 6 p.m. Friday (if it isn’t sold before then. 1 be obtained by writing; Dr. Frank Baxter, KNXT Tickets, 6121 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood 28. The first West Coast college credit course over television, “Shakespeare on TV,” was conducted by Dr. Baxter. The by Phyllis McGinley. "The award-winning series is cred-Roy Who Laughed ai Santa ited with launching him on a Claus ”bv Ogr’en Nash, “Christ- highly successful television ca-mas Folksong” by L. W. Rer<^ reer. *nd “Christmas Spectacle" h\ Dr. Baxter Whs received Robert Benchiey mam awards and citations for The tvroersm W-iil He taped his. cdiicafonal televjsioin press' 7 p.m. a1 KNXT Studio R. entations, iittiudSHg seA«n Em-6121 S'jn*et The doors my?, the Peabody Aw-ard *nd jniuahwin-sWeped spouts ereep- «wii eioee 6.30. ‘the Sylvami* ever top. Linda Hickey, sales manager, invited students and faculty members to purchase Christmas presents from the collection, w'hich includes items from 25 cents to $150. Most of the Items on sale are in the pot, bowl, vase an'.l lamp category. Although tho.;? classifications are conventional, the objects themselves are quit? unconventional. One of these, most easily referred to st "it," is a four-foot dark browT vase with largp chaplain; Dr. James W'arf, as sociate professor of chemistry: and Dr. Joseph Boskin, assistant professor of history. Open to All An impromptu speech tournament is scheduled for tomorrow in 10S FH from .1 to 4:30 to conclude th® 1961 Peace Week activities. All students will he olijihle for the contest. M'W** Robtr^son. Pearp Week chairman, said Members of the (^roarer- Unl--versity and Peace Woek COTT! mittees will fudge the contest, which offers a bronze Tommy Trojan trophy for first ptace and certificate* for second and third. The contestants will draw a topic and be given one minute to prepare a three-minute speech. Th* topics will deal with segments of tbe touma ment’s Lhemer “The best way to obtato peace ** (iiwd HUu Rotanson noted mat the shoeing of th* film, “Diaiy of Anne Frank,” on Tuesday, made people “think about Anne Frank’s firm belief in the basic goodness of people a belief she held despite her impending imprisonment, and death in a Nazi concentration cam p.” judging from comments of Der- snrK who saw th» film. The film netted .£13. which the r-nmmittco will Send to Dr. A the rt .^cru-oitTor for hl3 WTtrk. “Fifteen dollars isn> much, but it Is b«und to de sons good.” Robinson said. “Mix! people cn arourul the noled. world seeing nothing and know '"Rut meanwhile all the potc nothing of where they were. r>n the back burners of foreign he said "YOU wou'd be siirpriS- affarro began to boil,” He e*- ed at hryvv much understanding! plained. |you can derive about 3 place. They boiled over with the a_nd its people if you read some- Cuban fiasco, marking the end thing about tts history before!of the first phase of the New you go there.” Frontier, he continued. Open Mind “This has been called—with He contended I hat there iv some justice. I think — the ;a right and a wrong way tu perfect failure,” llai tnmnn de- 1 ead hi3tory. i clared. “When you read history, ap W»tn the stigma ot the Cu-proacn ii witn an open mina ' ban incident on hia adniiiniira-ne said. Do not Impose your! rContinued on Page 2) town prejudices into it, but read !ir to rind out the truth, not |to have it agree with a preconceived opinoin.” • The scholar also differential-! I o Be I opic ed between straight-account and ‘‘thesis” history. He said An analysis of contemporary -that complete lr\ith i« not American humor will l^e given| vcsterday. found in "thesis history” he- , hv pr, Joseph Koskin. assistant ! Addressing mem hers of ari • •ause it. is written from the professor of history, tonight at afternoon session of th^ InsH-author'B viewpoint and i« not ^ vn j-jarrie Hatl tine World Affairs, Dean Popular humor, minority Dockson ?aid that the demo-jrnup humor and voting eome CTatlC got'emment Of the rtians will he H|scu«sed hy E>r (United States and tts prb'at* Botkin, who firmly bellies business system are the only that life must he halanced with forces powerful enough to sufficient humor. j meet the danger of commu- "Humor bnngs out the uni- msm head on. versality of m e n,” he noted. “For this reason I use it in all my classes. It also keeps my Poking Fun Business Best Hope, Dean Says Tne o*ii> bofcie for tne tree wond in its conflict toi survival i» to create a climate within which tne private en-terpiise Uisiness s> stem can operate with maximum effectiveness. Dr. Robert Dockson, jdean t>f the School of Business Administration, [»>inted out always a complete account of the events. |Troy Camp Gets $60 The Freshman Class council collected more than 560 to add to the growing Troy Camp fund in a recent drive, Brook Trout, students awake.” Freshman Class president, said The moral of the talk Is that yesterday. laughter is good for th* soul, Totals Include Town and Dr. Boskin pointed out. Gown. S26; College Halt, S6.41; “It's essential that we laugh Trojan llall, $1.40; Harris Hall, at ourselves, our foibles and University Hall, our society to get the Marks Hall, $4.20; EVK, $7.30;: perspective.” Speakers at the evening session of the Institute were Rep. Peter Frelingimpsen Jr. ot New Jersey and U. Alexis Johnson, deputy Under-Secretary ot Stat*. Dean Dockson Mated three method* unat th® United States must follow to enable private right enterprise to contribute to the economics of “backward cmrn- can help back - and Independents, .SI.10. Over-seriousness is one of tries. ’ Containers were placed al the menaces of society, he Businesses the dorms and at the Trojan feels. He cited lack of humor J ward areas through direct pn- n , . . t,-. 1 T . Grill for student contributions m manv Of the right-wmg vat« through SUO> IHU! V "ro.Jan Hv frank Im Kaolan v „ t ^ | - ^ , ... PRETTY POTTERY — Pett^rs Fr^d Oiand Linda jTrout that Cwrvil i? groups, as tfeatjof cff ttPowpj pastso* Hirkey l<r?k ever t«nie of Ihe sturl^nl pottery irrieased w”*th the pestrita ei !t» l^eew fjwm gegehgtgj^a*^^ 4^5 crajraas, wiii cn tala today ea ih* arwual Harris WaB averrt*- project. [goals. gassasA
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 53, No. 54, December 07, 1961|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1961
Newsman Finds Frontiersmen Get Footing, Start to Progress
Kennedy Programs Win High Marks
Rightist Victory Surprises TYR
Daily Trojan Photo by Gerald All^n
SECOND HELEN — Daily Trojan editor Barbara Epstein has been chosen as the second El Rodeo Helen of Troy. The senior editor is a Mortar Board member.
Barbara Epstein Nabs 'Helen' Bid
By HAL DRAKE Daily Trojan City Editor
Increased conflict between | USC's Trojan Young Republicans and the county Young Republican organization may result from the defeat of TYR.’s choice for county president at the county convention this | week.
^ The Trojan Republicans, who
By PONCH ITT A PIERCE
Barbara F.pstein, Daily Trojan editor, was named tion to back the candidate for!possihi
*5- this year's second ‘‘Helen of Trov” yesterday for president who would be able to
the 19G2 PI Rodeo yearbook. most help "eoilejre
hiding behind the word conservative and were not true conservative Republicans.”
.The campus Republican leader said the victory of the ultra j conservatives came as a ‘‘great shcck,” but the fact that TYR| opposed them need not damage the campus club.
“We haven’t received help in the past from this particular!
aid they went to the conven-|orgranjzation - Harrjs sajd
these ultra conserva-ives will start pushing TYR to cnnser\ a- j remove the persons involved in
The journalist received the honor in recognition rism,” failed tn block the vie- the opposition hut we fe°l such Of her achievements and contributions to the univer- torv of "ultra conservative" interference would be childish." ffity. * Robert Gaston, attorney.
Selected hy an administrative committee, the 21-! TYR President Harvey Har-vear-old journalism major and scholarship student Iris said yesterday that Gaston.
TYR went to the county-wide
...... , ... *ttt i <, • * ■ u . , convention, held Tuesday night
will be featured with seven other Helens in a two- who was rumored to be a sup- gt the Staller Hilton with the page coior spread in the £1 Rodeo. porter of the far-right John’j de, tion> ^
Miss Epstein, an nonor student, became a mem- Birch Society, and his slate of nine uncommitted votes Wf ber of Phi Beta Kappa, national liberal arts scholastic j candidates were opposed byj . . , , j i
honorary, in her junior year. A scholar with a 3.879 TYR because many of them ' c ' 111
grade point average, she has been on the Dean’s List were believed to be unqualified, since, its inception in 1959. j Gaston siate
The petite, green-eyed brunette also holds mem-! |