The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, March 31, 1978, Image 3

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riter raises questions THE BATTALION FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 1978 Page 3 Cornelius to be featured VOTE APRIL 1st Communism discussed on kamu’s‘Update By MARILYN BROWN Edmond Fawcett, American areign correspondent for The Iconomist, an English magazine ealing with economic and political sues, discussed the character and rogress of European communism lere Thursday night. Fawcett eov-' |red a wide range of issues, but left lany of his own questions unan- wred. The discussion was co-sponsored >y the Europe Club, the Intema- ional Students Association and by ’olitical Forum as a part of Intema- ional Week. Fawcett is a graduate of Oxford University in England with degrees Cavalry’s show plans 32 events J Parsons Mounted Cavalry holds |its annual spring horse show, the ■rooper’s Challenge Classic, Sun day, at Pleasant Acres Stables on I'urkey Creek Road. The classic will consist of 32 ents in hunter, jumper and equi- tion classes. These are hither di aled into open, pony, green and 'ice divisions. Held to raise funds the 1978-79 Texas A&M Univer- |ity troop, the Challenge Classic is onsored by the Cen-Tex Horse how Association. It will be run ac- Drding to American Horse Show ssociation guidelines. Entry fees will be $3 to $5, with ost entries 50 cents per class. Prizes will include silver plate, snif- Bers and cash. B Parsons Mounted Cavalry is a fecial unit of Texas A&M’s Corps (Cadets. in economics, politics, and philoso phy Fawcett raised questions such as whether or not communist parties can exist with peaceful socialism as their goal, whether or not Eurocommunists would back Russia or the United States, and whether or not the Eurocommunists would seek Russian help in pursuing their communist ideals. Fawcett was unable to define the difference between socialism and communism in response to a stu dents question. He did outline recent political events in Europe which charac terize the progress of Communist parties there. Fawcett said France, Spain and Italy are the countries tending most toward communism. He said com munists are close to power in Spain and Italy. The Communist party has been growing in Italy for many years, but has only been legalized in Spain since Franco’s death. They were recently defeated in the French national elections by a very- narrow margin. He said Eurocommunists back the U.S.S.R. in some respects and the United States in others. Italy fa vors NATO and the presence of U.S. military bases in their country, while France is “pointing the missiles at both sides.” Fawcett said France calls for the simultaneous dismantling of both NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Fawcett said nationalism has been a much stronger force this century than communism. He said the Rus sian invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 was the “watershed” for Eurocommunism independence. He said European support of Rus sian communism began to fall with the exposure of Josef Stalin. He said the Russian invasion of Portugal also disillusioned the Eurocommunists as to the Kremlin’s methods. Fawcett said the Eurocom munists believe their road to power lies in the ballot box, and that “many young leftists have left the communist party for selling out’ to the system. “The heart of Eurocommunism is that it can be voted out,’’ he said Sun Theatres 333 University 84€ The only movie in town Double-Feature Every Week Open 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Mon.-Sat. 12 Noon - 12 Midnight Sun No one under 18 Escorted Ladies Free BOOK STORE & 25c PEEP SHOWS 846-9808 Portrait Special One 8x10 $24 95 Two 5x7s Nine 2x3s (a $33.95 value) • One person: head & shoulders • Ages 5 and up • Choice of 6 proofs • All portraits fully retouched and finished university studio 115 College Main 846-8019 7Sil CLOSEOUTS! ^cxov 1 X a • : Women’s pentathlon competitor Linda Cornelius will be featured to night on “Update: Texas A&M,” a new monthly program produced by the University News Service in cooperation with KAMU-TV, the educational television station. Cornelius, a junior physical edu cation major who hopes to compete in the 1980 Olympics, is featured in a segment of the 30-minute program to be aired at 10 tonight on Channel 15. Information about the new Texas A&M medical school will be fea tured with stories on the Educa tional Psychology Counseling Serv ice and research on cottonseed as food for man. “Update: Texas A&M” is de signed to inform the community about people and activities on cam pus. * Mclnnis Hall * 4* Spring Fling plSCO Street Dance "K * Tonight 8:30-12:30 * At the Grove ^ All Girls Free! ^ I Homer Adams Ward 2 College Station City Council •Three terms on city council rn College Station •Thirty years business experience m College Station •Graduate, T A.M U Pd. Pol. Adv. Mae Holleman, Treasurer, 201 Timber College Station, Texas 77840 I — SANSUI - TECHNICS — NIKKO — AR — DUAL — JVC -- Sound Center's ' § ^ keimwood & Technics TRUCKLOAD SALE Continues Through Saturday Only! 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