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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Herald FOURTH SECTION Saturday. May 11.1974 Pages 33-40 Elisheva Velikovsky fascinated Tcen conccrt with life linked The Herald- to controversy Family By KATHIE MacLEAN Herald Staff Writer Trying to take Elisheva Velikovsky from one of her husband's lectures is almost impossible. As the wife of a man who has evoked strong emotional reactions from world scientists for more than two she is very interested in his lectures and the constant opposition to his theories. so very exciting and fascinating being married to such a controversial she said. he I I enjoy the lecture trips that Immanuel refers to as vacations. like to be with him to make sure he doesn't exert himself. He forgets'he is not a young man she said in an interview. Even though Mrs. Velikovsky spends a lot of time she takes time to enjoy her music and art. Likes to travel Mrs. Velikovsky is present at all lectures. When she was a in her father helped her decide on a career in music. I moved to Berlin and studied the violin under the instruction of Adolf studying in I met who had just finished completing his degree as a medical professor and had come to the city to find work. We married in 1923 and later moved on to Speaking with a heavy low she said she became the leader of the first real music group to play in Palestine. were known as the Palestine String Quartet and played at a number of concerts. In we played at a concert at the opening of the first radio station in After moving to New York in she decided she would pursue another discipline sculpture. The Velikovsky's lived in New York for more than ten years before moving to N.J. While in New she said they moved into an apartment close to Columbia University so Dr. Velikovsky could do extensive research. opened and closed the library every day. He looks his best in a library and I just love to see him Mrs. Velikovsky studied sculpture for four years at the university and has a small studio in her Princeton home. She has exhibited some of her works at a number of art museums in the U.S. and at various national exhibitions. sell a lot of my works with the exceptions of a few my husband won't part with. The scuplture I did of him was photographed and is on one of his book she said. She said both of her daughters have artistic notions as well. the younger lives in Princeton and is very interested in combining art and while who lives in is involved with genetics and biology. Her daughters' families are just as interested in Velikovsky's work as she is. She said the grandchildren at home often come along to some of his lectures to cheer him on. Even though there is constant controversy surrounding Dr. Velikovsky's the couple's personal lives have not been affected in any way. Velikovsky was left pretty much alone until the Space Age started. After he started receiving invitations across the country to lecture. We took any rejection of his theories without bitterness. It never upsets him at all. Velikovsky is a fighter by She explained her husband respects constructive criticism but can't stand name-calling. people that just argue with him for the sake of arguing probably haven't even read his she claimed. She is grateful and pleased that people are finally beginning to accept him and want to hear what has to say. One of the most exciting lectures she has heard took place in San Francisco at the beginning of this year. The American Association for the Advance of Science invited Dr. Velikovsky for a symposium they calleS Velikovsky's Challenge to Science. symposium was extremely exciting and he received a standing ovation from everyone she said. The University of Lethbridge presented Dr. Velikovsky with an honorary degree Saturday afternoon and Mrs. Velikovsky thinks just They both feel it's a beautiful way to be she said. Kissinger's wife overcomes shyness By BARRY SCHWEID AMMAN Nancy Maginnes Kissinger has put her shyness into storage. In 50-degree Egyptian heat she cheerfully scrambles 80 yards down to inspect the Ro- man baths at Alexandria. An she dutifully tours Israel's Yad the memorial to the six million Jews killed by Europe's Fascists during the Second World War. A she hugs the wife of Egyptian President Anwar managing not to appear awkward despite the six or eight inches difference in their height. A she doesn't break out her cigarettes in public. There is nothing really re- markable about all this. Prop- erly reared in a suburban New York Nancy learned the social amenities at the Master's Girls School in Dobbs Ferry and polished them at Mount Holyoke College. But moving into the world diplomatic stage as the wife of a globe trotter with .an impulsive and offbeat sense of is a test even for this 40-year-old society figure. As a score of others have to travel with Kissin- ger is to be the butt of his some of them actually do you can't afford he told the reporter who offered to take her on a shopping tour of an Arab souk when cameramen closed in on her at the home of Israeli Prime Minister Golda Kissinger feigned a pout- and of the THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY I'M OK YOU'RE OK Two Workshops In Analysis Introductory Weekend May 24 to 26. 1974 Friday to p.m. Saturday and a.m. to p.m. The University of Calgary campus 335.00 Before attending the weekend it is essential that I'M OK YOU'RE OK by Thomas A. Harris. M.D. be read at least once. Advanced Two-Day Workshop May 28 to 1974 a.m. to and evening a.m. to p.m. Voyager Inn. Banff not include This workshop Is lor those people who nave completed an Intro- ductory weekend and will Include lectures and questlon-and-an- swer periods. Resource Craig Johnson and Bob members of the T.A M.D. Professional Corporation For further information contact Division of Continuing Education at 2M-C411. short-comings of my married life is no one wants to take my picture any Which really isn't true. If she has drawn even more attention to Kissinger. And he uses as he does ev- eryone within reach and under his as an instrument of his foreign policy. In she was sent to Masada to poke among the ex- cavated ruins of the first cen- tury Jewish rebellion against the Romans. She went to the wailing entered the Dome of The a Moslem and visited the church of the Holy where Christ is said to have been buried. Here in she called on Queen Alia and her new- born daughter in a and in the principal target of Kissinger's drive to improve the American image in the Arab she will tour the including the tombs of ancient kings at Luxor. A streaked Nancy Kissinger dresses in bold colors. She wore bright red to dinner with the Sadats and a yellow suit on the shuttle from Tel Aviv to Amman. Like most she does not travel light. In contrast to Kissinger's two there were seven of hers aboard one was misplaced in Israel. She doesn't wear a wedding ring. Nor does Kissinger. Daily Plan VICTORIA Parents should make the most of daily routines and household items as learning devices for young children rather than turning to expensive equipment and highpriced pre-school says Dr. Jean Dey. HARDLITE LENSES For everyone who wears glasses Available in ALL These Hardlite lenses Shatterproof and backed by a warranty against eye. injury. Half the weight of ordinary glasses. Available in a variety of and tints. Protective lenses are law in some countries advisable everywhere. OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION 10 y M. can at least Teen Clefs past and-present modelling old and new stage outfits and family additions. Anne Campbell lays claim to 26 her although none of the mothers are her daughters. They've all been over a 10-year period through their association with the Anne Campbell Singers and Teen Clefs. Saturday and Sunday will see these former choir members in concert with the present choir girls at the annual Spring Sing at the Yates Memorial Centre. The weekend gathering will also mark the 10th anniversary of the choir and a reunion of the original members from 1964 to the present. Former Teen Clefs have been arriving in Lethbridge from points across as well as such distant points as and Salt Lake for the reunion. In 20 former members are expected to perform in the including five of the original nine gorls who took part in formation of the group in 1964. The annual concert will feature the first four songs sung by the choir in and the girls will be accompanied by their original Mrs. W.A. Nelson. The program will include a fashion show of the groups' stage outfits over the 10-year period and slides of the many European and North American tours. Following the p.m. performance on a visiting hour will be held in the foyer of Yates for all who wish to talk with the former Teen Clefs. They have recorded several as well as appearing at several world fairs. CAN YOU FACE ANOTHER HOT SUMMER WITHOUT AIR INTRODUCING 1974 AIR CONDITIONERS Carrier For Your Purchase of ROUND AT YOUR LOCAL DEALER COMPETITIVE LOW PRICES YOU WILL RECEIVE FROM CARRIER A CHEQUE Otter Expires May 1709- 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-5973 JOB 7th ST f T HL107 I ;