Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 15, 1974, Page 7

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette September 15, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Cousteau Films Open Coe Series A film festival of the best of the Emmy award winning series, 'The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau”, and a lecture by the executive in charge rd production for the series is scheduled for Cr* college's Cherry auditor* urn this week The four films will be shown, one each night beginning Monday, at 7 p m. with Tom Horton slated to speak after the him on Thursday Monday night’s film, "Lagoon of Lost Ships” shows never before-filmed sequences of rd) sunken Japanese naval vessels unseen and untouched by man for a quarter of a century The vessels lie in 300 feet of water on the bottom virtually intact, blankets still folded, items of clothing, gas masks and eating utensils, along with other artifacts of war Tuesday night’s film. “The Tragedy of the Red Salmon ”, took Cousteau and his team of film makers, divers and scion tists some four months at sea to produce. Jet propelled diving devices took the divers some 2,0(10 feet under the sea to see the complete spawning process of the red salmon in the Arctic. After spawning, the salmon, male and female alike, grow pale, exhausted and die in order to nourish and provide food for the young The Smile of the Walrus” is Wednesday night. Every spring, giant Pacific walruses migrate north to the Arctic, swimming and hitching rides on ice floes Cousteau and scientists and divers of the ship “Calypso” journeyed to St Lawrence island to photograph the migration and witness Eskimos at their hunts. On Thursday night, the film is “The Unsinkable Sea Otter”, and shows how the otter, once considered extinct but now making an amazing reappearance on the coast of California, is once again in danger of extinction. The sea otter is trying to make its comeback in the middle of one of California's most popular boating centers, and naturalists who are studying the an imal fear that he may be lost as a result of being mn down by motor boats. Horton is the vice-president of Thalassa, Inc., a Cousteau group company, and the executive in charge of production for the television series. An active scuba diver for the past IO years. Horton was a member of the U.S. Olympic teams of 1948 and 1952. The films will als* be shawn at 11:30 a m. each day in (he cafeteria af l inn hall at Kirk-woad Cammnnity college Tickets for the film showings at Coe cost ll, and are for admission to any or all of the series. They may be obtained from the Gage Union box office at Coe. or any of the Killian department stores’ service desks, downtown Cedar Rapids. Lindale Plaza, and Iowa City. • • • The Canstean films open the fall term’s forums and discussion series at Coe. The .series, which is supported annually by a grant from the Student Senate and the office of the president, is open to the public. Most events do not have an admission fee. Seymour Horsh, senior staff member of the New York Times Washington bureau, and known for his provocative questions at presidential press conferences, will speak on the “Impact of the Watergate Scandal on the Journalism Business” at 8 pm. Sept. 24 in Cherry auditorium. A U.S. senator from On*- Rice Price Hurts Eateries All is not gung-ho in the Chinese restaurant business these days Rice, the staple of every Oriental meal, has become so costly it threatens to wipe out profits ‘‘Still, there s no way I can serve chop suey and egg foo wing with mashed potatoes, laments one restaurant owner in Washington's Chinutow n district So, along with his colleagues, he reluctantly pays $40 each for tin* MHI (Miund sacks of rice that cost fib earlier this year — even though he can’t raise menu prices enough to absorb the increase and still keep his customers More than half the world s population eats nee overs das of the year, the National Geographic Society says lies pile the development of high yield “mirai Ie I ice" in the 1980s, demand exceeds supplies gun, Mark Hatfield (Republican), will speak at 8 pm, Oct. ll in Sinclair auditorium His topic will Im* “Conflict and Conscience”. There will be a $1 admission charge At 2 p rn. on Oct. 20, feminist artist Judy Chicago will speak in Sinclair auditorium on “A Woman Artist Shares Her Vision”. Chicago’s ap pearance is in connection with an exhibit of some of her re cent paintings which will Ison display in Sinclair auditorium’s W<*st gallery Ort 19 Nov 15 The art critic from New Yorker magazine, Harold Rosenberg, is slated to speak at 8 p m , Oct. 15 in Cherry auditorium on “The Moderns and Tradition”. Pulitzer prize winning musician, Karel Husa, will be on campus Oct. 31 -Nov 2 for a series of music workshops, and a lecture “The Acceptance of Contemporary Music Today” at 8 p rn., Nov I in Cherry auditorium The series closes Nov ll with “The Philosophy of Na ture and the Ecological Crisis” by former Coe professor Stuart Spieker Spicker is now connected with the medical school at the University of Connecticut at Hartford, and Tom Horton is a specialist in the philosophy of medicine He will speak at 8 p m in Cherry auditorium Witnesses to Hear Konjevich Today at 2 A weekend ministerial as- people try in different ways to bly. The Witnesses have been sembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses is scheduled to conclude at Veterans Memorial auditorium today. District Overseer Steve Konjevich will speak at 2 pm. on “What the Near Future Holds”. Some 2,200 persons from Eastern Iowa are expected to attend According to the text of his speech, Konjevich will discuss earth’s future in the light of Biblical prophecy “We are all interested in the future, and find what the future holds But only the Bible reveals the near future correctly.” His speech will center on the Witnesses’ belief that the present world order is in its “last days,” and that a seripturally-foretold new earthly order will follow Konjevich will tell the audience to “let your knowledge of what the future holds affect your life now,” a theme that pervaded the weekend assem- urged to analyze their individual lives to the end of practicing genuine Christian conduct. A varied program stressed application of Christ-like behavior to everyday life, and in the work of house-to-house ministering to their respective communities. All assembly sessions are free and open to the public Gazette Want Ads bring results everyday. 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  • Harold Rosenberg
  • Karel Husa
  • Mark Hatfield
  • Seymour Horsh
  • Steve Konjevich
  • Stuart Spieker Spicker
  • Tom Horton

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: September 15, 1974

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