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January 4, 1934, Page 1


College Anti-War Conference To Meet
On January 5 and 6; To Hold Symposium

Liberal, Socialist, Communist Views On War
To Be Given At Friday's Session

          Brooklyn College will hold an Anti-War Conference on January 5 and 6.

          On Friday, January 5, at 7:30 P. M., the delegates will meet in the First Presbyterian Church at 124 Henry St. An opening address will be followed by the election of a Resolutions Committee. In the symposium which follows, the Rev. Dr. John Walker of the Church of the Pilgrims will present the liberal viewpoint. Mr. Samuel Friedman will discuss the socialist slant on war and Mr. Sh. Almazoff will present the communist side.

          The next session of the convention will be held on Saturday, January 6, at 9:30 A.M. in the Joralemon Street gym. Professor Burnham of N. Y. U. will deliver the opening address. Following that the entire body of delegates will be divided into four seminar groups. These seminars will be held simultaneously in room 307, 309, 207, and 209 of the Joralemon Street building.

The seminars are as follows:

          1. Education and war–faculty chairman, Professor Joseph G. Cohen; student leader, Joseph Cohen.

          2. Fascism and war–faculty chairman, Dr. Harry Slochower;, student leader, Harold Draper.

          3. International relations and war–faculty chairman, Mr. Herbert M. Morais; student leader, Harry Robinson.

          4. Labor and war–faculty chairman, Dr. Theresa Wolfson; student leader, Theodore Draper.

          All faculty members are ipso facto delegates and are requested to attend. Students desiring to become delegates must represent any recognized college organization, or present a petition containing twenty signatures. Credentials must be in before Friday afternoon in Room 69C.


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