Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 24 1983, Page 3

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 24, 1983, Tokyo, JapanTuesday May 24, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes robot Redford looks out Over a sea of graduation Caps. Robot gets a hand at College graduation Arnold my. Up the deliver was mechanical and gestures stiff but the 4-foot-tall, fibreglass robot Redford Drew enthusiastic applause during a commencement speech Patanne Arundel Community College. A robot is Only an Extension of the human body and to meet the future demand for challenges the human body will have to expand its ener Gies said the robot which delivered the address by Remote control. Before commencement som faculty and students expressed displeasure at the Choice of a non human speaker. But no one voiced objections during the ceremonies which were attended by about 275 of the 685 students receiving diplomas this Young Man however walked up to receive his diploma in mechanical manner similar to that of a f. Florestano president of the College said he thought the use of robot Redford to be a very practical and unique application of High of course it s better than conservatives reported on tap for rights posts Jeane Kirkpatrick being run off the stage he said. He was referring to America s . Ambassador who was hooted off stage during a speech some weeks ago at another Campus. The 175-Pound robot rented at Afee of $750 for the Day from Superior robotics of America in Petaluma calif., scanned the sea of mortar boards with a camera snout and registered the View on a television Monitor in its robot s owner William Bakaleinikof who wrote the robot speech took the stage after his creation wheeled off to discuss Man s relationship to first i thought it the use of the robot was inhumane and somewhat degrading to the students said Kathy Hammac 26, the class valedictorian. But now that it s Over i feel that it went very Well. The robot did t take away from the ceremony. It represents a look into the future something our generation is going to have to Deal with and handle in the next years to Washington a president Reagan will be replacing four of the six member . Civil rights com Mission with conservative appointees at least two of whom Are oppose to affirmative action the Gannett news service has appointees who will give the Reagan administration a majority on the rights panel will replace three commissioners appointed by former president Carter and one appointed by former president Ford the new service said. Those reported in line for the appointments Morris Abram 65, a new Yor City attorney and former president of Brandeis University. He oppose affirmative action which the com Mission in the past has Bunzel a senior research fellow at the Hoover institution conservative think tank at Stanford University. He also is against affirmative action. Robert Destro a Law professor a Catholic University in Washington. He has said the rights commission Asa whole is a failure because it has failed to fulfil some of its key mandates. Carolyn Reid Wallace assistant director of elementary education projects at the National endowment for the humanities. She was academic vice president at Bowie state Collegen Maryland until four years ago. Destro and Wallace said their conservatism will not prevent them from being Good denied a Gannett news service report that in the past he has called for the dissolution of the Wallace described herself As an Independent thinker who judges each Issue on what i consider to be the and Bunzel declined com ment on their prospective appoint ments. Gannett said the new appointees will replace commissioners Mary Frances Berry Glandina Cardena Ramirez and Jill s. Ruckelshaus All Carter appointees and commissioner Murray Saltzman appointed by Ford. Black protesters want White officers fired for two deaths Eufaula Ala. A More than350 Blacks have marched on City Hall shouting for the dismissal of two White policemen involved in the shooting deaths of two Blac Brothers. The marchers said they were no satisfied with a Henry county grand jury report that exonerated the offic ers. They called for a Federal grand jury investigation of the easter weekend shooting of Hamp and Anthony officials said the officers remain on the Force but have Bee taken off patrol duty. The Russaw Brothers of Abbeville were shot by capt. Ted Dotson after Hamp Russaw was stopped by Rookie officer Wayne Cutchens for a traffic the rus saws car was Stop Ped a scuffle started police said. The grand jury report said that during the fracas Hamp Russaw grabbed Cutchen s gun. There was evidence the grand jury said that or. Hamp Russaw fire the weapon in the direction of Cap Tain Dotson who feeling that at that moment or. Anthony Russaw was coming upon him fired upon Russaw and then returned fire upon or. Hamp weekend March to protest the findings of the grand jury findings. That were issued Early last week was the latest in a series of Boycotts and rallies for Justice organized by the Southern Christian leadership conference and local ministers. Police said the weekend protest like All the others was peaceful. About 100 people began the Marchat the mount Zion . Church. They wound through predominantly Lack neighbourhoods picking up More marchers before reaching City Hall. Police estimated the crowd at More than 350 marchers carried two fake coffins. March organizers had said they would conduct a mock trial of the two policeman at City Hall but i did not materialize. Instead the crowd shouted for mayor George Little to fire the two Little Don t you know Cutchens and Dotson must go the demonstrators chanted. After the March Black leaders setup a picket line for 30 minutes at a shopping leaders have called for a Boycott of Many White owned businesses in this Southeastern Ala Bama town until the officers Are dismissed. No bother no searching for a paper have stripes delivered to your quarters subscribe now

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