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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Cousteau Films Open Coe Series The Cedar Itaplds Gazette: Sun., Sept. 15, 1971 A "lnl festival of the best of 1 the Emmy award-winning se- rles, "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau" and -i lecture by the exe'culive ii, charge of production for the series is scheduled for Cos Cherry auditorium this week. The four films will be shown, one each night begin- ning Monday, al 7 p.m. with Tom Horton slated lo speak after the film Thursday Monday night's film "Lagoon of Lost shows never-beforc-filmed sequences of 50 sunken Japa- nese naval vessels unseen and untouched by man for a quart- er 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 cat- ing utensils, along with other artifacts of war. Tuesday night's film, "The Tragedy of the Red took Cousteau and his team of film makers, divers and scien- lists some four months at sea to produce. Jel propelled div- ing devices look the divers some feel under the sea to see the complete spawning process of the red salmon in the Arctic. After spawning, Ihe 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 sci- entists and divers of the ship "Calypso" journeyed to St. Lawrence island to pholo- graph the migration and wil- ness Eskimos al their hunls. On Thursday night, the film is "The Unsinkable Sea 01- and shows how Ihe oiler, once considered extinct but now making an amazing reappearance on Ihe 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 mosl popular boating centers, and natural- isls who are studying the an- 'imal fear that he may be lost as a result of being run down by motor boats. Horton is the vice-president of Thalassa, Inc., a Cousteau group company, and the exec- utive in charge of production for the television scries. An aclivc scuba diver for the past 10 years, Horlon was a member of the U.S. Olympic teams of 1948 and 1952. The films will also be shown al a.m. each day in the cafeteria of Linn hall at Kirk- wood Community college. Tickets for the film show- ings at Coe cosl and arc for admission to any or all of the series. They may be ob- tained from the Gage Union box office at Coe, or any of the Killian department stores' service desks, downtown Cedar Rapids, Lindale Plaza, and Iowa Cltv. The Conslean films open the fall term's forums and discus- sion series al Coe. The series, which is sup- ported annually by a grant from Ihe Student Senate and the office of the president, is open to the public. Most events do not have an admis- sion fee. Seymour Hcrsh, senior staff member of the New York Times Washington bureau, and known for his provocative questions al presidential press conferences, will speak on the "Impact of (he Walergate Scandal on the Journalism Business" at 8 p.m., Sept. 24 in Cherry auditorium. A U.S. senator from Ore- Rice Price Hurts Eateries All is not gung-ho in Ihe Chinese restaurant business these days. the staple of every Oriental meal, has become sol costly il threatens to wipe out profils. "Slill, (here's mi way I can serve chop suey and egg Ion ynng with mashed laments one rcslaiiranl owner in Washington's Chinalown district. So, along willi his colleagues. in1 reluctantly pays each for Hie MKI-poimil sacks of rice thai cosl fUi earlier Ihis year cveji Iholigli he can'l raise menu prices enough to absorb Ilir increase and slill keep his customers. Mure than half Ihe world's population cats net' rvrry of the yar. Ilii' National (ii'iigraphic Sonrly says. pile the ilru'litpineu! o! hi.rh yield "nili at If i KT" hi 1 hr I9flfls. demand exceeds supplies. I gon, Mark Ilalfleld (Repub- will speak at 8 p.m., Oct. 11 in Sinclair auditorium. Ills topic will be "Conflict and There will be a admission charge. At 2 p.m. on Oct. 20, femin- ist artist Judy Chicago will speak in Sinclair auditorium on "A Woman Artist Shares Her Chicago's ap- pearance Is in connection with an exhihil of some of her re- cent paintings which will be on display in Sinclair audito- rium's West gallery Oct. 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 Pulitzer prize winning musician, Karel Husa, will be on campus Oct. 31-Nov.2 for a series of music workshops, and a lecture "The Accept- ance of Contemporary Music Tom Today" at 8 p.m., Nov. 1 in Horton Cherry auditorium. The series closes Nov.II with "The Philosophy of Na- ture and the Ecological Cri- sis" by former Coe professor Stuarl Spicker. Spicker is now is ;l specialist in the philoso- connected with the medical "r medicine. He will school at the University of speak at 8 p.m. in Cherry Connecticut at Hartford, and auditorium. Witnesses to Hear Konjevich Today at 2 A weekend ministerial as- sembly of Jehovah's Witness- es is scheduled to conclude at Veterans Memorial audito- rium today. District Overseer Steve Konjevich will speak at 2 p.m. on "What (he Near Future Some 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 people try in different ways lo 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 and that a scripturally-foretold new earthly order will follow. Konjevich will tell the audi- ence lo "lei your knowledge of whal the future holds affect your life a theme that pervaded the weekend assem- bly. The Witnesses have been urged to analyze their Individ- ual lives to the end of practic- ing 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 arc free and open to the public. 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