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The Stony Brook Press - Volume 4, Issue 5

The Stony Brook Press - Volume 4, Issue 5

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a t S to n yB ro o k
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i n
2 9
s tu d e n t
a r r e s ts .
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C o u n ty
p o lic e
o ffic e rs
cam e
in to
th e
d o rm s
sw iftly
a n d
s ile n tly
d u rin g
th e
n ig h t
a n d
d e -
s c e n d e d
u p o n
a llre s id in g
th e re
w ith
s u c h
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su rp rise
th a tn o b o d yc o u ldd o m ucht os to p
th e m .
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o c c u re n c e
1 4
y e a rs
a g o
m ade
b ig
h e a d lin e s
i n
a ll
o f
th e
N ew
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new spapers
a n d
te le v is io n
netw orks,g iv in g
S to n yB ro o kth e
re p u ta tio n
o f
a
" d ru g
s c h o o l" ,
w h ic h
i t
s t i l l
c a rrie st oto d a y .
I tw o u ld
s e e m
th a tn om a tte rh o w
m anyla b s
a re
b u ilt
o rN obel
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w in n in g
p ro fe sso rs
a re
h ire d ,th ed ru g
stig m a
s t i l lre m a in s
i nth em in d s
o f
th e
lo c a l
re s id e n tsa n d
ad m in istrato rs,
m any
o f
w hom
w ere
far away
fro m
h e rea tth etim e
o f
th e
b u s t,a n d
h a v e
o n ly
g a th e re d
w hath a p -
p e n e d
th ro u g h
s e n s a tio n a liz e d
m e d ia
c o v e ra g e .
I n
ad e c a d e
w here
a lls o c i a l
m o rals
w ereq u e s -
tio n e d
a n d
d ru g
a b u s e
w as
ram pant
o nc o lle g e
cam puses,
i si tfa irt o
s in g le
o u to n e
in s titu tio n
a s
th ev io la to r?
H ad
sim ilard ru gra id so c c u r r e d
a t
a n y
o th e r
m a jo r
u n iv e rs ity ,
i s
i tlik e ly
th a t
s u c h
a
su rp rise
ra id
c o u ld
r e s u lt
i n
o n ly
2 9
a r r e s ts ?
I n
a
c o u n try
w h ic h
seem s
t o
h a v e
e ith e r
a c c e p te d
o rfo rg o tte n
m any
o f th em a jo re v e n ts
o f
th e
p s y c h e d e lic ,
" tu n e -in ,
d ro p -o u t"
g e n e ra -
tio n ,
i t
i ss t r a n g e
th a tth is
o n e
ra id
h a s
le fts o
la s tin g
am arka tS to n y
B ro o k .
W eh a v ele t th e
d ra ft
e v a d e rs
com e hom e
w ith
fu llp a r d o n s ,
w e
h a v e sw eptth e
V ie tn a m
v e te ra n s
u n d e rth e
c a r-
p e t,
le a rn e d
t o
u n d e rs ta n d
th e
A ttic a
u p ris in g ,
re a liz e d
th a t
W o o d s to c k
w as
a
m a jo r
c u ltu ra l
e v e n t,a n d
d e c la re d
th eB e a tle sm u s ic a lg e n i u s e s .
T he
c o u n try
h a s
fo rg o tte n
V ie tn a m ,
e s p e c ia lly
th e
lo s in g
p a rt,
a n d
h a s
g ro w n
t o
a c c e p t m ari-
ju a n a
s m o k in g ,a
re a lity
o fth em oder
A m eri-
c a n
life s ty le .
U n fo rtu n a te ly ,
th is
fe e lin g
o f
fo rg iv e n e s s
a n d
a c c e p ta n c e
o f
th e
p a s t
d o e s
n o ts tre tc h
t o
fo rg iv in g
S to n y
B ro o k ,n o te v e n
th eS to n y
B ro o ko f to d a y .
E v id e n c e
o f
th is
n o n -fo rg iv in g
a ttitu d e
w as
m ost
re c e n tly
e x e m p lifie d
i n
la s t
S u n d a y 's
N ew
Y ork
T im es
a rtic le
e n title d :
" C o lle g e
T ig h te n s
I t sB e h a v io r C ode".
T h isa rtic le ,w h ic h
e x te n s iv e ly
q u o te s
J o h n
M a rb u rg e r
h a s ,
i n
i t s
o p e n in g
p a ra g ra p h ,
th e
a s s e r tio n
th a ts tu d e n ts
w antt o
sm oke
p o ti n
p u b licp l a c e s ,s e r v ea lc o -
h o l
t o
m inors,
a n d
th ro w
p a rtie s
i n
to ta l
d is -
re g a rd
o f
U n iv ersity
curfew s.
A llth e s e
s ta te -
m e n tsc o u ld
n o t
b efa rth e r
fro m
th etru th .
T he
p re s e n t
s tu d e n t
a c tio n s ,
in c lu d in g
th e
r a l l y
i n
th e
A d m in istratio n
B u ild in gw eren o tc o n c e rn e d
w ith
th e s e
e le m e n ts
o f
th e
R esidence
L ife
crackdo1w n,
a s
th e
A d m in istratio n
w o u ld
lik e
i t
t o
b e
b e lie v e d ,
b u t w ithm oreb a s icq u e s tio n so f
p riv a c ya n dp e r s o n a l re s p o n s ib ility .
I n
a n
a tte m p t
t o
d e s p e ra te ly
d is p e lth ed ru g
im a g e
o f
S to n y
B ro o k ,
th e
A d m in istratio n
i s
c ra c k in g
dow n
o n
th e
p re s e n t
s tu d e n t
b o d y ,
w ho
w ere
b e tw e e n
th e
a g e s
o f
4
a n d
8
a tth e
tim e
o f
th e
d ru g
b u s t.
A
m ore
p o s itiv e
a n d
fru itfu l
ta c t
m ay
b e
t o
le t
th e
p re s e n ts tu d e n t
p o p u la tio n
p ro v e
i t sow n
re s p o n s ib ility
th ro u g h
a c a d e m ica n d
e x tra c u rric u la ra c h ie v e m e n t.
I n
a
M ay
1 9 8 0
P ressa rtic le ,J o h n
M arburger
s ta te d
th a t
o n eo fth em ostim p o rta n t
n e e d sa t
S to n y
B ro o k
w as
c o m m u n ic a tio n s .
T hep r e s e n t
a c tio n s
o f
th e
A d m in istratio n
i n
i t sto u g h e n in g
o f
R esidence
L ife
p o lic ie s
w ith o u t
a n y
c o n s u l-
-
L e tte rs
T O
TH E
E D IT O R :
L ast w eek,In o tic e d
th a t m osto f
th e
iv y
o n
th e
H u m a n itie s
B u ild in g
w as rem oved.
A tf i r s t ,Ith o u g h ti t
w as
p a rt
o f
th e
" h ig h w a y "
c o n -
s tru c tio n
p ro je c t
i n
fro n t
o f
th e
b u ild in g .
I
s o o n
fo rg o t
a b o u tth is
u n til
th e
n e x t
d a y
w hen
Ie n te re d
m y
o ffic e
a n d
re a d
th is
n o te
o n
m y
d e s k :
"U R G E N T !
T hey
a re
c u ttin g
th e
iv y
o ff
th e
w a lls
i n
G
a n d
H
Q uad!
I t lo o k slik eap riso n .
M y
w in d o w
i sc o v e r e d ,
a n d
Id o n 't
w ant
t o
lo s e
i t .
C an
w e
d o som e-
th in g ?
N ow ?!!
"
I n
o rd e r
t o
fin d
o u t
m ore,
I
c a lle d
th e
P h y s ic a l
P la n t.
A
p e rs o n
th e re
s a id
"Y ou
b e tte r
ta lk
t o
D r.
F ra n c is
'c a u s e
w e're
d o in g
i tu n d e r
h is
o rd e r."
T hen
I
c a lle d
D r.
F ra n c is '
o ffic e .
H is
s e c r e ta r y
" in te rp re te d "
m y
q u e s tio n s
a b o u t
th e
iv y
t o
h im ,a n d
sh e
to ld
m e
h e
s a id
th a t
iv y
w o u ld
b e
rem oved
fr o m
th o se
b u ild in g s
th a t
" n e e d e d
it" .
S h e
a ls os a id
th a tth eH u m a n i-
t i e s
B u ild in g
M anager
" re q u e s te d
i t "
a n d
s u g g e s te d
th a t
I
c a ll
th e
P h y s ic a l
P la n t
D irecto r,
K e v in
J o n e s .
Ic a lle d
th e
H u m a n itie sB u ild in g
M anager,
L ilia n
S ilk w o rth ,
w ho
to ld
m e
th a t
sh e
o n ly
re q u e s te d
c u ttin g
" a r o u n dc e r ta in
w in d o w s ."
S h e
e v e n
o ffe re d
t o
s h o w
m e
th e
w ork
o rd e rs.
K e v in
J o n e s
to ld
m e
th a ta llb u ild in g so n cam pus w o u ld
h a v e
a lliv y
rem oved.
T her e a s o n s
g iv e n
w ere:
p ro b le m s
w ith
ro d e n ts ,
w ith
m o istu re,
w ith
w in d o w s ,
a n d
w ith
m o rtar.
I
fe e l
th a t
w e
m ust
k e e p
o u r
cam pus
a s
g re e n ,frie n d ly ,a n d
p le a -
s a n t
a s
p o s s ib le .
I
b e lie v e
th a t
d ire c t
dam age
t o
b u ild in g s
c a u s e d
b y
p la n t
l i f e
i s
m in im al
a n d
w ill
ta k e
d e c a d e s
t o
e v e n
b e g in
m a n i-
f e s t i n g
i t s e l f .
A lte rn a tiv e
s o lu tio n s
m ustb ee x a m in e d .
A lliv y rem oval
m ust
b e
s to p p e d ,
b e c a u s e
w h ile
it
ta k e so n ly
ad a y
t o
re m o v efo lia g e ,
i tta k e s
y e a rs
t o
c o v e r
a w allw ith
i t .
I f ,i nth ee n d ,i ti s a c tu a lly
n e c e s -
s a r y
t o
re m o v e
iv y ,
th e res h o u ld
b e
o th e rp la n tst o
re p la c eth e m
b e fo r e
ab u ild in g
i sd e fo lia te d .
T heu seo f
replacem ent
p la n tin g
is
a
fa ir
a l-
te rn a tiv e
o n ly
i fi t
is
d o n e
b e fo r e
p la n ts
a re
rem oved
a n d
o n ly
i fth e
p ro c e s s
i s
p ro p e rly
s u p e rv is e d
a n d
v a lid a te d .
Iu rg eth e
cam pus c o m m u n ity
t o
fin d
o u t
m ore
a n d
v o ic e
th e iro p i-
n io n s
w ith
D r.
F ra n c is
a n d
M r.
J o n e s .
N ow !
B efo re
i t 'sto o
la te !
D a v id
R uderm an
P r o je c t C o o r d in a to r
E n v ir o n m e n ta l A ctio n(E N A C T )
ta tio no f th es tu d e n tb o d y ,c o u ldn o th a v eb e e n
m ore
d a m a g in g
t o
th ec o m m u n ic a tio n
b e tw e e n
s tu d e n ts
a n d
th e
a d m in is tra tio n .
L e t's
h o p e
th a t
P re s id e n t
M a rb u rg e r,
w ho
w ash a ile d
a sa
" g ra n d
v is io n a ry "
w hen
h e
f ir s t
a rriv e d ,
w ill
b e
a b le
t o
s e e
th e
s h o rtc o m in g s
o f th e
p re s e n t
R e s id e n c e
L ife
p o lic ie s
a n d
a v o id
th e
c o n -
s e q u e n c e s
o f
th is
c u rre n t
r a s h
a c tio n ,
w h ic h
w illo n lyr e s u l ti nm oreb a d
p r e s sa n d
aw o rsere -
p u ta tio n
fo rS to n y
B ro o k
b y
o p e n in g
ac h a n n e l
o f c o m m u n ic a ti,-
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S to n y
B rook
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P a u l
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M a n a g in gE d ito r.. . . . . . . . .
Jo e
C aponi
C opy E d ito r. . . . . . . . . . .
N ed
G o ld re y e r
A ssistantE d ito r. . . . . .
G re g o ry
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E ricA . W essm an
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B la irT uckm an
B usiness M anager. . . . . . . .
D ave
M orrison
A d v e rtis in g
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Sam ir
M a k h lo u f
A d v e rtis in g
D e s ig n. .K en
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K u rtz
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B ru c e
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N ew s
F e a tu re :
R ose
C ia n c h e tti,
E ric
C o rle y ,
J o h n
D e re v la n y ,
E le a n o ra .
D iM a n g o ,
D aw n
D eB ois,
H enry
E llis,
F ra n k
G io v in a z z i,
J a n in e
K oa, R ob
K u rtz,
B arry
R a g in ,
J a n e
R u p e rt,
P .A .
S c u lly .
A rts:
J a c k ie
A zua,
R on
D io n n e ,
K a th y
E s s e k s ,
R ic h a rd
G ia m b ro n e ,
P at
G reene,
D a v id
G resalfi,
M ary
R ogers,
J e f f
Z o ld a n .
P h o to :
C a th y
D illo n ,
R on
K ee,
D an
M angus,
G a il
M a tth e w s ,
P a u l
O 'F la h e rty ,
J o h n
T ym czyszyn,
C h ris
V on
A ncken.
T h e
S to n y
B r o o k
P ress
i s
p u b lis h e d
e v e r y
T h u r s d a y
d u r in gth e
a c a d e m icy e a r
b y
th e
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B r o o k P ressIn c .,
a
s tu d e n t
ru n
a n ds tu d e n tfu n d e d
n o t-fo r -p r o fitc o r -
p o r a tio n .
A d v e r tis in g
p o lic y
d o e s
n o t
n e c e s s a r ily r e fle c t e d ito r ia lp o lic y .
T h e
o p in io n s
e x p r e s s e d
i n
le tte r sa n d
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L ew
L e v y
i s
s t i l l
w o rk in g
a s
E x e c u tiv e
D ire c to r
o f
P o lity ,
h e
re s ig n e d
h is
p o s itio n
d u rin g
th e
sum m er
o v e r
d is s a tis -
fa c tio n
w ith
th ep o litic a la s p e c to f
th e
jo b .
A
replacem ent
fo r
L e v y
h a sn o tb e e nfo u n d .
L e v y , w hofo rth ela s ttw oy e a r s
h a s w o rk e d
c lo s e lyw ithth eS tu d e n t
C o u n c il,
s u p e rv is in g
a n d
g iv in g
a d -
v ic e
o n
th e
fin a n c e s ,
e x p la in e d ,
" I 'm
n o t
tire d
o f
th e
jo b ,
I 'm
tire d
o f
th e
p o litic s
th a t
g o
w ith
th ejo b .
I t 's
av e r yp o litic a lo rg a n i-
z a tio n ,
a n d
I
k n e w
th e
c o n s e -
q u e n c e s
w hen
I
to o k
th ejo b ,b u t
I 'm
tire d
o fi t .
A lso,Iv e ry
m uch
w ant
t o
m ove
o n ;m y
p ro fe s s io n a l
g ro w th
h a s
h a d
i t
h e re .
I
fe e l
p ro fe s s io n a lly
is o la te d ."
P rim arily ,
i t 's
th e
"sm all
to w n
p o litic s "
th a th a v e w o rnh im
dow n.
"W hen
y o u
h a v e
p e o p le
w o rk in g
th is
c lo s e ly
d a y
a fte r
d a y ,
i t 's
re a lly
p o litic s
o n
ap e r s o n a l
le v e l,
a n dth e re 'sin d iv id u a lv i s c i o u s n e s s . "
F o r
e x a m p le ,
e a rly
th is
sum m er
L e v y
p re p a re d
a
k e y
l i s t
t o
th e
P o lity
o ffic e .
M ost m em bers
w ere
is s u e d
k e y s ,b u ta c c o rd in g
t oL e v y ,
C h ie f
J u s tic e
V an
B ro w n
d id n 't
g e tak e y
a lth o u g h
h e s h o u ld
h a v e .
B ro w n ,
w ho
o n
s e v e ra l
o c c a s io n s
a s k e d
fo r
a
k e y ,
w as
to ld
b y
th e
o th e r
c o u n c ilm em bersth a tad e c i-
s io n
h a dn o tb e e n
m ade,a c c o rd in g
t o
L e v y .
B ro w nfin a llyc o n fro n te d
P o lity
S e c re ta ry
B arry
R ith o lz
a s
t o
th e s itu a tio n .
F in a lly ,L e v ys a i d
th a t
h e
w asd r a g g e d
in to
th e
s itu -
a tio n .
" I
d o n 'tw antt od e a l w ith
i t anym ore.
Ito ld
B arrye ith e rg iv e
h im
th e
k e y
o r
n o t,
a n d
th e
s itu a tio n
w ent
o n
a n d
o n .
Iw as
p u ti nth e
m id d lew hen
Is h o u ld n 't
h a v e
e v e n
b e e n
in v o lv e d ,
o v e r
a
sim p lero u tin eo ffic e m atter."
L evy
s a idth a th ei sf r u s t r a t e d
b y
c o n s ta n tly
b e in gp u t
i nth em id d le .
" T h in g s
s h o u l d n 't
h a v e
t o
c r o s s
m y
p a th , b u tth e y
d o .
I also have
c lu b
m em bers
c o m in g
t om e
w hen
fu n d s
a re
n o t
a llo c a te d
t o
th e ir
c lu b s ,
a n d
I
h a v e
t o
te llth e m
g o
ta lk
t o
y o u r
e le c te d
o f f i c i a l s ."
L e v y
s a id
th e
is s u e
th a tfin a lly
b ro u g h t
h im
t o
r e s ig n
to o k
p la c e
o v e r
th e
C h ristm as
in te r s e s s io n ,
w hen
th eS e n a tea tte m p te dt od ra w
h im
in to
ad is p u teo v e r th eC o u n c il
a p p ro v in g
s tip e n d s
fo rthem selves.
L e v y
s a id
th a ta lth o u g h
C o u n c il
m em bers
w ere
e n title d
t os tip e n d s ,
a n
o b s c u r e
c la u s e
i n
1 \u2022 -
F im a n c ia l
w o u ld
h a v eb e e nle tg oth is sum m er
b y
th e
C o u n c il.
" C e rta in ly
th is
sum m erb e c a u s eIg a v eth eS tu d e n t
C o u n c il
alo to f fla c k
o v e rstu ff;i f
I
h a d n 't
a lre a d y
re s ig n e d
Iw o u ld
h a v e
b e e n
te rm in a te d
th is
sum -
m er.
.
t h e r e 's
n o
w ay
o fk n o w in g
th a t,
b u t
I
s u s p e c t
som e
o f
th e
th in g s
th a t
Ito ld
th e
C o u n c ilth is
sum m er,Ic o u ldn o th a v eto ldth e m
i fIh a dn o t a lre a d yre s ig n e d ."
T h is
sum m er
w hen
th e
b u d g e t
w asfro z e n ,
th eC o u n c ila s k e d
L e v y
t o
s ig
c h e c k s ,w h ic h
h e w o u ldn o t
d o
\u2022
.i d
a tth a tp o in t
h e
f e l t
L e
P o lic y
a n d
P ro c e d u re s
s ta te s
th a t
s tip e n d s
m ust
f ir s t
b e
o ffic ia lly
a p p ro v e db yth eS e n a te .
A c c o rd in g
t o
L e v y ,
i t
w as
" re a lly
o b s c u re "
a n d
m issed
b y
h im self
a n d
th e n -tre a s u re r
C h ris
F a irh a ll.
"T here
h a v e
p ro b a b ly
b e e n
a
num bero fin s ta n c e s
i nth e
p a s t w hen
th eC o u n c il
h a dp r o b a b -
l y
a p p ro v e d
s tip e n d s
fo r
th e m -
s e lv e s
a n d
n o b o d y
e v e r
s a id
a n y th in g ,b u tfo rw eeksa n d
w eeks
th e
S e n a te
re a lly
ra k e d
th e m
o v e r
th ec o a ls
a n dt r i e d
t od r a gm e
in to
i t ."
A t w h ic h
p o in th e
d e c id e d
h e
n olo n g e rw a n te dth ejo b .
H ea l s o
s ta te dth a ti nh iso p in io n
h a d
h e
n o t
a lre a d y
re s ig n e d ,
h e
th e
C o u n c il
w o u ld
h a v e
s a id .
" E ith e r
y o u
d oi to r y o u 'r e
o u to f
h e re ."
P o lity
T re a s u re r
T racy
E dw ards
d o e s
n o t
a g re e .
" I
d o n 't
b e lie v e
th a t;Ith in kth esum m er w asap a r-
tic u la rlyh e a te d
a n ds e n s itiv ep e rio d
a n d
e v e ry o n e
w as
h ig h
stru n g
a n d
u p ,b u tIth in k
th eC o u n c ilre a liz e s
th a t
L ew
is
o u r m ostfo rtu n a te
re -
s o u rc e
a n d
a ls o
th a t's
n o t
g iv in g
e n o u g h
c re d it
t o
th e
C o u n c il,
w h ic h
i s
n o tju s t
a
b u n c h
o fa s s -
h o le s .
Ith in k
w eh a v e
m o res e n s e
th a nth a t."
H ow ever,
E dw ards
s a id
th a t
sh e
fu llyu n d e r s t a n d s
L e v y 'sr e a s o n sfo r
le a v in g .
"L ew
is
a
v e ry
ta le n te d
m an,
a n d
h e
w a n ts
t o
m ove
o n ."
E dw ards
a ls o
a d m itte d
th a t
th e
p o litic s
a re
q u ite
fru s tra tin g .
"W hen
y o u
h a v e
5 0
p e o p le
d e m a n d in g
th e
sam e
fiv e
m in u te s
o fy o u r
tim e,
i t 'stry in g
a n d
v e ry
m uch
o fa
s t r a i n ,a n d
fa c ilita te sa
lo s s
o f
p a tie n c e .
T he
E x e c u tiv e
D ire c to r
i s
s u p p o s e d
t o
b e
o n
th e
o u ts k irts
a n d
n o tg e t
in v o lv e d
a t
a ll,
b u t
i t
seem s
th a t
i f
th e re 's
in fig h tin g
g o in g
o n
i n
th e
o rg a n i-
z a tio n ,h e ,b y v irtu eo f h ist i t l ea n d
p o s itio n ,g e tsp u lle di ne v e nth o u g h
h e
d o e s n 't
w ant
t o
b e ,
a n d
i t 's
try in g
t o
rem ain
n e u tra l
a n d
h a v e
t o
b ei nth e
m id d lew heny o u m ust
g e t
o th e rth in g s
d o n e .
Iju s tc a n 't
b la m e
h im
fo rle a v in g .
H e
h a st o
w o rktw ic e
a sh a rd
t og e tth e sam e
th in g s
d o n e
b e c a u s e
h eh a st od e a l
w ith
a ll th eb u lls h it."
B illC am arda,E x e c u tiv eD ire c to r
S in
1 9 7 7 -7 8 ,s tro n g ly
a g re e d .
"T he
.y e a ra n d
ah a lfth a tIwas an
E .D .,
S th ep e tty
p o litic sth a t
in fe s te d
th e
o rg a n iz a tio n
w ere
th e
m ost
f r u s -
tra tin g
th in g ." '
C am arda
a ls o
s a id
th a th ef e l tL e v y w as d o in gth eb e s t
p o s s ib le
jo b .
"F ro m
w here
Ia m
o u th e r e
I 'v eb e e nv e r y im pressed."
L e v y 's
replacem ent
h a s n 't
b e e n
fo u n d
y e t,
b u t
a c c o rd in g
t o
E dw ards,
" w e 'r e
i n
th e
p ro c e s s
o f
th e
s e a rc h ."
E dw ards
s a id
th a t
th e y
a re
fo rm u la tin g
a
s c re e n in g
s y s te m
a n d
al i s to fc rite ria .
T hen
a d s w illb ep la c e d
i nth enew spapers
a n d
p o s s ib ly
th elo c a lra d ios ta tio n .
E dw ardss a y s th a tth eco m m itteet o
s e le c tan e w
E .D .w illc o n s i s to f th e
P o lity
C o u n c il,
P e te r
B u rk e
o fth e
C areer
D e v e lo p m e n t
O ffice,
L ew
L e v y ,a n dafe w
o th e rs tu d e n tsw ho
h a v en o ty e tb e e ns e le c te d .
E dw ardss a i d
th a ti t w illb ed iffi-
c u ltt ofin d
som eone
a s" e f f e c t i v e "
a sL e v y .
" W e 'r e
g o in gt om iss h im ,
h e 's
a b s o lu te ly
in v a lu a b le .
I t 's
g o in g
t o
b e
v e ry ,v e ry
h a rdt o
fin d
a n o th e rL ew
L e v y ."
P ac M an
F ever
A lte r n a tiv e s
t o
P r iv a te
C a m p a ig n
F u n d in g
" S o m uch
fo ra ll th a tR e p u b lic a n
t a l k
e n te r p r is e .A nd
s o
m uch
fo raD em o
c o n tr o lle d
b y
la w y e r s
a n d
lo b b y is t,
o ffe r e d
i t sso u lt o
th e com pany
s to r
p a r tys y s te m
i sn o to n ly
u p
fo r g ra b s-
s a le ."
C B S N ew sC
D ecem
"C ongressi sth eb e s tm oney
c a nb u y '
b y Jam es L eo tta
T h isy e a r 's
e le c tio n s ,
s t i l l
t o
h a v es t i r r e d
u p
asto rm
o f d e b a te
b 3
c e rn e d
a b o u tp o litic a l
re fo rm
a st o
n o t dem ocracy
w illsu rv iv eth eo n s la
itic a l
A c tio n
C o m m itte e 's
(P A C 's)r
in g .
H as
th e 'G o ld e n
R u le '
im p la n te
S a b o u tfr e e
m a n e n tly
w ith in
o u re le c to ra l system ?
O rb e tte r
c r a tic P a r ty
p u t,
w illth o s e
w ith
th eg o ld
c o n tin u e
t oru le ?
sw ho
h a v e
C o n tin u in go u rp r e s e n tc o u r s ea n d w ithth ec o s t
e .
T h e
tw o -
o f
fin a n c in g
c a m p a ig n s
s p ira lin g ,
th e re
i s
n o
- - -i t' su p fo r
d o u b tt o
th eansw ert o
th e s eq u e s tio n s .B ut th e
'G o ld e n
R u le '
n e e dn o tp re v a il,i n
fa c t,i tm ust
B ill M overs
n o t,i f dem ocracy
ist os u r v i v e .
o m m e n ta r y
T o
b e tte r
u n d e rs ta n d
th e
s c o p e
o f
th e
b e r8 ,1 9 8 1
p ro b le m ,
a s
i f
o u r
c u rre n t
s itu a tio n
is
n o t
e n o u g h
o fa ne x a m p le ,le t's lo o ka t a few
fig u re s.
W illR o g e r s
I n
1 9 7 4
th e re
w ere
ato ta lo f5 8 9P A C 's .
N ow
th e re
a reo v e r3 ,0 0 0 .
B usinessP A C 's ,b yfa rth e
w e a lth ie s t,
g a v e
$ 3 5
m illio n
t o
C ongressional
a n d
P re s id e n tia l
c a m p a ig n s
i n
1 9 8 0 .
B y
1 9 8 4 ,
th isnum ber
ise x p e c te d
t or i s e
t o$ 1 0 0
m illio n .
b e
d e c id e d ,
A lre a d y
N C P A C
(N a tio n a l
C o n s e rv a tiv e
P A C )
yth o s ec o n -
h a s
s p e n t$ 5 4 5 ,6 0 7
a n d
$ 4 0 6 ,0 3 8
re s p e c tiv e ly
w h e th e ro r
t o
d is c re d it
S e n s .E d w a rd
K ennedy
(D .
M ass.)
tu g h to f P o l-
a n d
P a u lS a r b a n e s
(D .
M d .)
T e rry
D o la n , h e a d
\u00fd c o rd
s p e n d -
o fN C P A C , th es e c o n d
la rg e s tin d e p e n d e n tPA C
d
its e lfp e r -
i n
th e
c o u n try ,to ld
S a ltL a k eC ity 's
K U T V
in
1 9 8 0 ,'
"W e
c o u ld
e le c t
M ic k e y
M ouse
t o
th e
H ouse
o r
S e n a te ."
S o
m uch
fo r
dem ocracy.
I no u r ow ns t a t e s ,L ew
L ehrm ans p e n to v e r
$ 7
m illio nt ob e a tP a u lC u rran
fo rth eR e p u b li-
c a n
g u b e rn a to ria l
n o m in a tio n ,
a
n e w
re c o rd .
C u rran
w hen
q u e s tio n e d
s a id
th a t
L ehrm an
b o u g h tth ee le c tio n
b u tr e f u s e dt os u p p o r tle g is -
la tio n
th a t
w o u ld
re fo rm
th e
system .
I n
th e
1 9 7 8
g u b e rn a to ria lc a m p a ig n
o v e r
5 0 %
o f
th e
c a m p a ig n
c o n trib u tio n s
re c e iv e d
b y
G ov.C arey
w ere
o v e r$ 1 0 ,0 0 0 ,6 5 %
o f th e s ew erefro m
c o r-
p o ra tio n s .
I nM ay
o f1 9 8 0 ,th e
C om m onC ause
s tu d y ,
O urI n d e n t u r e d
S e r v a n tsshow ed
C arey
w ass t i l l$ 1 .3m illio n
i nd e b t fro m
h is1 9 7 8 cam -
p a ig n .I n
th e
a n n u a l
re p o rt
o f
P u b lic
C itiz e n 's
C ongress
W atcher,
w e
s e e
th e
e ffe c ts
o fla rg e
c o rp o ra tec o n trib u tio n s
o nc o n g r e s s i o n a l
v o tin g
re c o rd s .I nas p e c i a ls e c tio nc a lle dth e H ypocrisy
O ctober1 4 ,1 9 8 2
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