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Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 erseverance Furthers" SONOMA COUNTY STUMP 2489 Gravenstein Hwy. So. Sebastopol CA 95472 since 1972 May 24, 1;979 Adm. Stanfield Turner, Director C. I. A. Washington, D. C. 20 50 5 Dear Stan, I was sorry you weren't able to make it to the Laguna Beach Arts Festival last summer. I was busy but ready to come down if you had made it. I became co-publisher of this little paper last February and wrote the article on hydrogen fusion in the enclosed issue. If you have a chance to read it and respond, I would be very interested in your thoughts on the subject. We are watching and waiting for the ideas that will help the U. S. break the apparent dependence on foreign oil. If you and/or the agency come across any and we can help spread the word, please let us know. I hope we can connect sometime if you are in my area or I in yours. Thank u for your time, Joseph E. Leary Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 .? Is [won SS0 is years away It Ain't Necessarily So "The significance of a ' successful demonstration of fusion would be very, very great. We would then know that there would be an unlim- ited energy supply, 'even -if there were no practical re- actor existing. Once one knows what directions to move, you can move very fast. The scientific basis for the Apollo project was established in the thirties, all that was required was the commitment. But you have to know,'this country can marshal an industrial effort and run faster than any country in the world, if it knows what direction to run. The mathematics are still incomplete. You would need to demonstrate some repel each other. To over- come this mutual repulsion, the fuel must be heated to about 100 million degrees Celsius (water boils at 100 degrees Celsius). Then'to insure that there will be enough collisions of these nuclei, -density and confine- ment time must be balanced. In other words, the-more dense the fuel becomes, the less, time it must be held that way, and vice versa. This ratio has produced two different directions from which scientists are approa- ching the problem. The first approach is mag- netic fusion. This was the first approach to be tried, has been going longer, re- ceives more money, and The official line gems to be that throwing more money at the fusion program will not speed it up. gain , at least two or three, that should be enough to show the scientific basis..." The man speaking is Gerold Yon- as, the head of Sandia Lab- oratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, one of the lead- ers in the race to develop inertial confinement fusion. There are two kinds of nuclear reactions, fission and fusion. A fission reac- t ion splits heavy atoms into lighter ones. It is the kind of nuclear reaction used in the atomic bomb and in the atomic power plants that are so controversial right now. A fusion reaction combines or fuses two lighter atoms into a heavier one. It is the kind of nuclear reaction tak- ing place, in the sun. It is of interest because a fusion reactor would apparently have about 1% of the problems of a fission reactor: ? It is not self-sustaining, so there is no possibility of a meltdown. If there is any problem, you simply pull the plug and it stops. ? The only radioactive by- product of fusion is the reac- tor chamber itself. Most scientists feel that this prob- lem can be solved by the time a reactor is actually built. ? The fuel, Deuterium, or heavy water, is available in virtually unlimited quantities in the ocean. 'Fusion is the ultimate en- ergy resource," says Edwin Kintner, the head of magnet- ic fusion for the Department of Energy, 'it is the last physical process anybody can point to for the large scale production of energy. What we are trying to do is bring solar energy down to earth and make it in large, concen- trated quantities.' Clean energy from an abundant sup- ply of cheap fuel; a dream, you say? Well, the money to make this dream come true is currently coming from the Department of Energy. The firs. successful man- made fusion reaction was the hydrogen bomb. The H- bomb, however, required an atomic bomb to create the conditions necessary for fusion. Researchers today are looking for a way to sus- tain those conditions to pro- duce a controlled fusion re- action. The nuclei of the atoms they are trying to fuse have a positive charge and appears to be closest to the magic "break-even. " Break- even simply means as much power comes out as was put in to get the reaction going. The. idea is to use huge mag- nets to compress the positi- vely charged nuclei and hold them that way.' Magnetic fusion goes for less density and a longer confinement time. The second and newer approach is inertial confine- ment fusion. Using either a' laser or a particle beam ac- celerator, scientists are taking a small pellet of fuel and hitting it with.a short burst of tightly focused en- ergy that causes the outer surface of the pellet to ex- plode with such force that it produces both the neces- sary temperature and very high density inside the pel- let: The density is so high that the inertia of the fuel itself keeps the high density long enough for the reaction to take place. Hence, iner- tial confinement fusion-- more density and a shorter confinement time. There are a few other ap- proaches being suggested by various people. The best known and most controver- sial of these alternatives is a process using colliding beams that is the brainchild of Dr. Bogden Maglich. community. His idea is to accelerate the fuel itself into a beam and then reflect the beam back onto itself and achieve fusion through the interaction of the two beams. He has been running his research on a shoestring because the panel of DOE experts that reviewed his idea does not feel that it will work. Although he is only - asking for a couple of mil- lion dollars, the DOE has refused to give him any mo- ney at all. Or. Burt Richter at Stan- ford received a Nobel prize for his work with colliding beams. He points out that Maglich is proposing some- thing well beyond the known technology of colliding beams and does not see how he (Maglich) is going to over - come some of the problems now existing with the rates at which beams will interact with each other. Dr. Rich- ter's sentiments are pretty much the same as those of officials at the DOE. Nobody can see how Maglich's idea is going to work and nobody can categorically state that it will not work. Maglich feels that he is caught in a Catch-22: he can't get the money to demonstrate that it will work until he demon- strates that it will work. The Electric Power Re- search Institute (EPRI) asked an advisory committee of three prominent people in fusion research to review Maglich's proposal last sum- mer. In a letter dated Nov. 27, 1978 to EPRI, the com- mittee said they did not see great potential for a fusion reactor but that the theoret- ical work Maglich was prop- osing to do and what he could learn about plasmas (gaseous charged particles) would be valuable. The committee ..concluded that this work (Maglich's proposal) is a well-defined package which is reasonable in scope, specific in goal, likely to be achieveable, and an impor- tant adjunct to experimental programs . In light of the lack of high energy build-up studies in the U. S. and in view of the potentialities of this approach, it (the com- mittee) recommends that 6a EPRI support the present proposal if DOE supports the associated'experimental work." So Bogdan Maglich still has to convince the DOE. It -has been almost a year . since the date of his proposal and he has not been success- ful as yet. Meanwhile, the inertial confinement community has its eyes on a report that is about to be issued by the Foster committee. Foster is a vice-president of TRW in San Diego. His committee was asked to review the en- tire fusion program last year and turned in a report in June 1978. It was re-conven- ed in January of this year to review the inertial confine- ment program. and its report should be coming out about now. Sitting on the current committee are Foster,. Ed Gerry, Burt Richter, Ray Potluck from Los Alamos, and Tim Coffey from the Naval Research Lab. The report is,expected to docu- ment the promise and the problems of the research being done. According to Dr. Richter, the committee feels that the promise is very high, but it's not prov- ed.. The magnetic fusion pro- gram is probably the closest to net energy gain. Of the six labs working on magnetic confinement systems, Prin- ceton is farthest ahead. Princeton is using the Toka- mak, which the DOE says is .. (a Russian acronym for 'toroidal chamber with magnetic coils'), a circular, doughnut-shaped device. The magnetic lines twist around the doughnut, closing on themselves to confine the plasma. About 605 of the . all the con ions for a sus- tained?fusion reaction. 'As close. as 1982 sounds, .and in spite of what Gerold Yonne said about our ability to move rapidly once we know the direction, everyone still sees a practical fusion reactor being between 20 and 50 years away. Edwin Kanter sees that time as being art of the funding problem.' the political process looks 2.4,6 years ahead, corpor- ate processes look maybe 10 years ahead... we are trying to convince people to spend money for the benefit of the next generation, " The official line seems to be that throwing more mon- ey at the fusion program will not speed it up. But compe- tition for funds is intense under the surface and one can't help wonder if the decision not to fund Bogdan Maglich was influenced by that sense of competition. Although nobody interviewed wanted to openly criticize the DOE's funding decisions (it's had politics to, knock the agency you're depending 'on for money), there was frustration expressed pri- vately about the priority, or lack of it, given to fusion research, and the apparent demand that each step be completed before the next one is started. While it is true that crash programs can become' inefficient and wasteful, there is nothing to indicate that point is near at the current. funding levels. The percentage of its bud- get the DOE is spending on the entire fusion program (4. 5% in '79 and 6% in '80) does not indicate a very high priority. Since the 1980 budget contains only a 1-1/2$ U. S. magnetic fusion effort is in tokamaks. The princi- pal tokamak experimental devices are at the Princeton Large Torus (PLT), the Al- cator C at the Mass.. Insti - tute of Technology; and Dou- blet III at the General Atom- ics Co. , in La Jolla. " The device expected to cross the break-even line first is the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) being built at Princeton. It is scheduled to begin operation in 1982, and will cost about $239 million. It is also "... expected to demonstrate the scientific feasibility of magnetic fusion by producing increase ($500 million in '79 to $510 million in '80), there seems to be no inclin- ation to revise priorities. Considering the economic havoc being wreaked by the current suppliers of energy and considering the prospect that fusion offers of break- ing that stranglehold, one can't help wondering why the DOE is not heading in that direction at top speed. As the expanding technology enables individuals to discon- nect themselves from the energy supply system. shouldn't the bulk energy users, public and private, be investing in doing the same thing? km Lone Pine Tack & Feed Store ' Dog & Cat Supplies Complete Line of Tack New & Used Saddles Saddle Repair Steer Mix, 100 lbs. $7.95 Horse Mix, 100 lbs. $ 7.95 Mon.-Fri., 10.6 - Sat. & Sun., 9.4 Open 7 Days 3598-A Gravensteln Hwy. So. 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Then listen to me,.. the wholeness and satisfaction in your life is determined by YOU, NOT your circumstances. And THAT is the essence of the est training! " Well, for years now I've pretty much shared the philos- ophy of this.promo on the back of the eat (Erhard Seminars Training) Graduate Review, and generally I.awid intense sympathetic encounters unless there is a high potential for entertainment value, but I nevertheless attended an eat guest seminar recently, hop- ing to discover more of what this phenomenal organization is all about without actually taking "the training. " Est, the eight year old brain- child of Werner Erhard, is officially classified as a non- profit educational corporation, and so far has offered, in exchange for less than the price of an average vacation . in the Bahamas (current tui- tion is $350), an experience that allegedly transforms the quality of life for nearly all the 190, 000 individuals who have taken the 60-hour train- ing.' They range-in age from 13 to 91, come from all walks of life, and almost unani- mously agree (the complaint rate via letters runs less than 1/3 of 1%, and most of those eventually retract their misgivings) that the exper- ience is the best thing that's ever happened to them in their entire lives, period. Pretty impressive. The seminar was held in a large, attractive room of the El Rancho Tropicana in Santa Rosa, We were all given name-tags; those of the est graduates were prettier, fringed in sky-blue. Every- one seemed cheerful, bright- eyed and friendly, and even better looking than the gen- eral run of folks. As I headed up the center aisle to get a choice seat in the as yet sparsely filled auditorium, a man named Eldon ushered me to the side; for some mysterious reason the middle 'section would be available only after the end seats were filled. My friend, an est graduate, cavalierly ignored. this directive and led me straight to my preferred des- tination. "They told me in the training I could do any- thing I wanted, " she explain- ed. Holm. First Truth of the evening. . Helen, a tall woman in her late thirties, was the first to speak.. Animated and beaming, she raved about how the est experience had Alternative Divorce Services A REASONABLE ALTERNATIVE 869-0991 eves. Divorce papers typed & filed I We can also help you with "living together" agreements. palernily acknowledgements. and child support agreements. A sensible. friendly alternative to future legal hassles. radically and profoundly improved her life. She com- plimented the audience, now 300 strong, for being such great people. She praised Sonata County for being such a beautiful place. She had everybody stand up-and shake hands with each other. Est, she said, had enabled her to become master of her life without even trying. For ex- ample, she used to have trouble making ends meet; now she never worried about money and always managed- to balance her checkbook. Helen was a likable person, at least on stage, radiatinw happiness and good vibes. Not the kind of person with whom you'd discuss Descar- tes and Einstein over cappu- ccino, but airily pleasant. If I had to guess her occupa- tion, I'd say she must've been a real estate agent at one time or another. Next up was Roger, a handsome, square-jawed man, fortyish, well-dressed and self-assured. He looked to get the desired-things in life. Est iseasentially an experience, not a belief sys- tem. It enables beliefs to blossom when they work, or allows no to shed them when they don't. In life, we either have what we want, or the reasons why we don't. ". Always stressed was the "recontextualization" of the est training, wherein people experience the transformation of being at the effect of "things 'to a context where the7 are the source-at cause- of 'things. " Est is not a flake operation, and time not like being assoc- iated with the "cult" groups: The est Advisory Board, not all of whose members are set graduates, is composed of men and women who have dis- tinguished themselves in the fields of,law, medicine, gov- ernment, science, business, the arts and entertainment. The U. S. Government awards est scholarships to prison inmates, and there is a move in Congress to make the train- ing available to parolees. The Los Angeles police department has undergone est training, 1But there is dubiety. Eat "They told me in the training I could do anything I wanted," she explained. like a Werner Erhard clone. The theme of the evening was "parents and children, and he got right down to it, asking members of the aud- ience to share observations. 'Parents and children never really understand each oth- er, " said one fellow. "I be- little my son because I see myself in him, " said another. Roger equated the experience of family as the beginning of the world working. "Most parents like to think they're 'safe harbors' for their children, " he said. "But 'safe' means 'no consequen- ces.' Kids would love to share their deepest feelings with their parents, but they fear the repercussions, Teenagers can't come home and confide what a beautiful sexual experience he or she has just had because all their lives, children have been con- ditioned to fear consequences' from their parents. Real cour- age is not to say anything that is on your mind, but to lis- ten. " He said that, generally speaking, it is parents, not children, who are out of touch. Parents learn much more from their kids than vice-versa, and kids learn from the world around them. Roger was a good speaker, magnetic and forceful, and often humorous. His lecture pendulated from the parent/ children topic to why est is valuable, and back again in a related cycle: "Our beliefs are structured notions of people, things, events, etc. /After the train- ing, one-can choose beliefs Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 claims that the transformation it offers isn't like "positive thinking, " because it acknow- ledges the truth about life, accepting the ups with the downs; yet its unrelenting message seems to be that through accepting responsibil- ity, you can experience life as being good even when it's "bad"--increased happiness is definitely the name of the game. And I rather resent being exhorted to take the training because it is undoub- tedly the "greatest gift you could ever give yourself," The simplification disturbs me. It's like saying you can't fly because you don't think you can. If Werner Erhard is uniquely blessed with insights, how can his enhanced aware- ness he so easily communica- ted to less fortunate mortals? Or, if he's really just like you and me, surely the odds favor a happier world predica- ted on common revelation? After all, Christ was crucified 2, 000 years ago and people are still killing in his name. I confess to an inherent cyn- icism about life, and a natural tendency to resist being es- corted from one state of mind to another, but I no longer summarily disdain human po- tential movements and spirit- ually enriching processes like est. Most of what was said at the guest seminar harmonizes substantively with my own feelings about life and its ramifications. Especially in- spiring was Roger Is impas- sioned finale, calling for an end to all the bullshit in the world, all the strife and war and alienation that result pri- marily from the indivic:ual pretense, or "acts, " which are the erroneous methods for survival that we have all been conditioned to embrace since infancy, However, I am not ready to always manipulate my perceptions of circumstances so that imperfect conditions and the accompanying dissatis- faction will somehow be miti- gated. Like the est people, I don't believe in self-deception or in using a crutch when you can walk, but the nature of life appears too complicated for any of us to have really figured out. Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 Film ' Clips Laos incha'dens DAWN OF THE DEAD at'- U emas n a sa,' ? Jtsst when onede about to ' give up hope of seeing an entertainment' film with any integrity, a masterpiece hits the screen. George A. Ito- mero has combined, premises,: from his earlier "Night of the Living Dead" and "The Cra- zies. He has created'a satirical horror film that exceeds our rhythmic expec- tations as no other film has done aince Hitchcock's shower scene in "Psycho. Gone are the low budget production standards of Romero's early films. But his wry attitude toward mid- dle class values, that prompt- ed Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Garin to dub him "revolutionary" ten years ago, remains dependably in- tact. Not since Elizabethan drama has there been such gore presented without blind- ers on. ' In post-Vietnam America, Hollywood presents pathetic sob stories like "Coming Home" and "The Deer Hunt- Winning Ways by Bliss Buys They're so frenetic they may sometimes remind you of an irrepressible kid brother, but the five members of Duck's Breath Mystery The- atre apply a great deal of thought and craft to their zany comedy/theatre act. Duck's Breath made a rare Sonoma County appearance at The Laguna May II, and memories of their winning ways at the Hotel Savoy var iety show two years ago prodded me to be there. Among other extended 'bits' the enthusiastic crowd enjoy- ed in the first of three short sets was a takeoff on the private life of Ann Landers. Ann, played by Merl Kessler, learns the secret of the Ber- muda. Triangle, meets and marries Mr. Right (Dan Coffey--"he works for the government') and demon- strates to the world why she keeps "America sane and moderate. " In "Sonata My Fault, " Ingmar Bergman's cinematic style gets a roasting. To accomplish "Bergman's characteristic extreme close- ups, actors walk into the audience and lean into their faces. I could swear Leon Martell looked like Liv Uhl- man for a minute, writhing in his/her misery. The-audience, being no bet- ter than they should be, res- ponded hilariously to the Second Grade class in Sexual Kinetics. Having proper sex, the nun (Bill'Allard) explains, is "just like camping. Figure out what you need and cut it in half. " Leering "second graders" acted out the parts of the "spermazoid" and "ova- told, " who had a dickens of a time getting together when the saran-wrap condom or the tennis racket diaphragm were blocking them (much like a raucous basketball play), but popped out a plastic baby doll with astounding reg- ularity when things were al- lowed to take their course. In the same pseudo-spiritual vein, God (represented ir- reverently by Merl Kessler) had to choose between species er. " Inddntly financed; Romero uses the vamp events as an axis to tell the truth while only pausing briefly to give his satirical zap to the Academy Award nominees. The truth everyone is out for himself ahd in the process we are eating each other alive! A. plus plus plus, GET OUT YOUR HAND- K at Fine Ana enema in Rancho Cotate Center, Cotati. ' A delightful a-moral tale of two men who try vainly to satisfy a woman they both worship. Bertrand .Slier pulls no punches. He lets his heroine pick a most unlikely candidate to meet her needs, and leaves her two lovers high and dry. They may continue their-sexist dia- logue on their.own. Fine performances by the adults, with a little overacting by a 13-year-old. A MANHATTAITat Codding- town enema to Santa Rosa. Woody Allen throws in the towel after the public rejected his masterpiece 'Interiors. "Manhattan" is a non-movie that meanders about aimless- ly. Allen insists his actnrs tmproyl'ee their dialogue, and just -get through it as best ` they can. He occasionally conde- scends to sprinkle a few one- liners into the mucky stew. Guilt-ridden liberal review- ers will have something to quote as they try to make up for "missing the boat" last time around. We don't know if Allen bothered to invent this stuff himself, or stuck co-author Marshall Brickman with the onerous task. Typical with improvised dialogue, you can't hear what anyone is saying the first half of the film. Diane Kea- ton, Michael Murphy, and Muriel Hemingway are de- stroyed without a script and strong direction. The loss is particularly unforgivable in young Hemingway's case as the star of "Lipstick" and "Teenage Mother" deserves better. But New York stage actress Meryl Streep knows how to beat Woody's game; she creates such a different character from the townie in "The Deer Hunter " that you'd swear this actress must be.a different person. Okay, Woody. You've. proven you can beat the critics at their own game. Now, cut the crap and get back to work! C minus "Falling Water" - Your baste Frank Lloyd Wright architecture Is presented in tableau by Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre. Jim Turner, as the fountain, emits a steady stream of water on the stage for realism. of fungi, all of whom wanted "to move up the ecological ladder." Mushroom, athlete's foot, psylocibin and refriger- ator mold all put on quite a show in lobbying for their causes, but refrigerator mold won out (I think). Between sets, Jim Turner (playing the fountain in above photo) said of the act: "I don't feel like I'm acting. I've been doing this stuff since I was 6, ' He intimated his style was developed in defense while growing up in a tough neighborhood. Five former U. of Iowa theatre majors, Duck's Breath's players exhibit al- most frightening energy on stage at times, causing one to wonder if John Belushi would have a chance if they made a record. The fact is, they are not only funny, but they're musicians and vocal- ists, a rare combination in- deed! They're acting out some absurd skit, they burst - into song... and they're good! But that night at The Laguna, they used only a little music to add flavor to the show. Don't forget to watch for them next fall, when they re- turn from extended leave. Jim Turner and Dan Coffey plan to try standup comedy this summer, so watch the Chronicle pink pages for them. Then the group will make its annual pilgrimage to Iowa, where friends and original following await, and return to headquarters in San Francisco. Then there's a series of campus appear- ances, arranged by their Monte Rio booking agents, Show & Tell Productions. Watch for their local appear. ances, you mat' have the great opportunity of seeing one of their epics--Hamlet, Gonad the Barbarian, A Midwestern'Night's Dream, or their new "Senseless Cruelty: A New Western. Just tell Bob at the Laguna you can't wait to see Duck's -Breath Mystery Theatre, and he may just bring them back. Beedit tar Manrahr Dyttu-pgy- Open House . 10 am. Saturday, May 19 ' .SpM?d by 50% Maxwell CI. Santa Rasa MUIR'S AUTO Uve musk by RECONSTRUCTION aC & W MOM Co. ad td haallag -seek- eba CARE. a'lbe impostors AAMC. Mt(ia Mae. ' ' Cantara to F.asa, Dan- Radiator Caertral Auto 110W. 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JV"E 1,19'/9 i0~ Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 Iii'for Used LP's` & Tapes RECORDS Wide selection of cutouts as well as new L.P.'s & tapes 8055 old redwood hwy. cotati 795-9917' Sat., May 19 Bristlecone plus T.B.A., $2.50 Son., May 20 Community Breakfast (10-noon),S2 Than., May 24 Fat Chance, S2 Sat., May 26 - The Impostors plus Highwire Radio Choir, $3 San., May 27 Community Breakfast (10-noon), S2 Than., May 31 Norman Bishop Williams, One Mind Experience,, S3 DINNER 5:30 to 9:30 pm . Open daily except Mondays - IN HISTORIC DUNCANS MILLS Hwy. 116 between Guemeville & Jenner (707) 865-2269 TUESDAY $2.50 COMMUNITY NIGHT $2.50 May 22 - Huevos Rancheros EEgp posebd to a dpky Menie?e-Tomato stale assess baked on new tortillas with Jack sod Parmsao chess, and nom create; senad with ChlsChase Pntetoe , marketed red oslowa, Saba, bot garlic bread and sold with Spada) Decades. Muria LAZY BONES ' - lslcy Net a Vegetable Pit, topped with bomwde ...bad potatoes and eared with Msshroam-Wks v"o her settle breed end tread green salad with Madre BRADLEY RAPP TRIO Merry-Bandi? , Rumor and Musicianship Former co-founder of the - '809 Incredible String Band and Scotsman, Robin William- son and his Merry Band, will appear for one night only on Sunday, May 27; at the Inn. of the Beginning in Cotati. Show times are 8 and 10:30 p. M. Though in no way an inter- pretation of existing traditional tunes, Robin Williamson's new acoustic music directly continues thousands of years heritage of songwritirig and tune'making. They create a contemporary Celtic music using the old instruments (fiddle, string harp, button accordion, pennywhistle, gujtar, mandola, among others) in a new way. The Merry Band combines humor with high musicianship and are full of respect for tradi- tion, yet manage to blend mu- sical forms and instruments of various centuries and cult- ures to create what is inter- nationally being recognized as a unique and innovative "fusion music. " Contraband Shakes `em Up at the Boarding House The Contraband made ano- ther smash appearance on April 29 at the Boarding House in San Francisco, opening for Roy Loney and the Phantom Movers. The evening consisted of two sets apiece for the bands, but that didn't deter Dan Christy and the other mem- bers-of.Contraband from put- ting all they had into their mu- sic. And I must say I respec- ted the band for not playing duplicate sets, as a lot of opening acts (and even head- lining acts) do. Only one or two songs were the same in the second set as in the first. Perhaps part of the reason Contraband sounded so excellent could be the fact they were recording a new single. In approximately 3-4 months it should be out, and will probably feature a live version of "Twist and Shout. Their second single, which contains "In The Night" and "Searching for Affection, ". came out less than a month ago on their own private Label, Louder Faster Records. For a relatively new band to the scene, I really have to admire their professionalism. One thing they do which is really a nice touch is place the drummer, Marc Randall, to the side of the stage instead of hiding him behind the other band members, as is usually the case. This enables the audience to see the drummer and also gives the guitarists plenty of space to move arourd --and move around they did! Lead guitarist and vocalist Dan Christy crouched, kneel- ed, leaped and bound his way 'through the sets, at times throwing his guitar behind his back to grasp the microphone better to sing. With his wide red tie, earring flashing, and characteristic chain guitar strap, Christy sang and play- ed like a budding George Thorogood --only more ori- ginal! John "Maddog" Baumann played his keys like he'd been doing so all his life, and dur- ing one particularly hot num- ber even jumped over the top of the keyboard and new to a mike like one possessed to sing a great lead vocal and get in front for a song. An eerie apace-like intro. was coolly pulled off by Michael Stone on his Fender jazz bass during the song Tears for Two. " Lou played for almost two hours, making it worth the wait! There were no open- ing acts that night, but the crowd didn't care; we were there for Lou. And he didn't let us down. After "Sweet Jane" was "Waiting For My Man, " fol- lowed by "Little Queente, the duration of which a cigarette danced, stuck into the strings near the pegs of Reed's guitar. The guitar strap itself read in fancy white outlined block letters "ANIMAL, " for a rock'n'roll animal, that is. A sax solo highlighted "Walk on the Wild Side, " and after the applause died down we could hear cries for re- quests ranging from "Coney Island Baby" and "Itock'n' Roll" to even "Over the Rainbow!" But Reed didn't deviate from the songs he had planned, which featured a lot of oldies. The sax man demonstrated his talents as flutist during a beautiful rendition of "Per- fect Day," the band sounding very jazzy throughout the chorus of "You're Going To Reap Just What You Sow. Lou began what many think of as his theme song, "Heroin, " by playing a solo under red and blue lights. Gradually the band joined in, and the song picked up. tempo and melted into a medley of "Tracks of My Tears" and "Shake It Up" before re- turning to ' Heroin. ' Continually smoking ciga- rettes, Lou played "Bad Luck" off his newest album as his last song, and held the audience at bay while they cheered, clapped, and stomped for an encore. For awhile it seemed as If Lou wasn't coming back out. but finally he reappeared to do some rather unexpected encores, including the old song "Pale Blue Eyes" off the third Velvet Underground album and "I'll Be Your Mir- ror," which is also an oldie I hear Lou hasn't played on stage for quite some time. The final song was "The Bells, " title track from the latest LP. Pandora Contraband's Dan Christy, "I want to keep smiting songs everybody's mom and dad will hate." The Contraband plays a very musical, intellectual sort of rock'h'roll with the punch still intact, and I must encourage every lover of rock'n'roll music to see this band at first opportunity. They truly have a lot of po- tential. ? . . Which I'm afraid was not the case with the act to fol- low, Roy Loney and the Phantom Movers. Singer Loney strutted and quacked his way through songs not un- like an impression of Donald Duck, and the three drums and three cymbals seemed to be too much for the poor drummer. Their set consis- ted of a mixture of songs including Elvis Presley's "Return to Sender. " One highlight was "if You Ain't Gettin' Out, " which had that "punkabilly" sound coined by the Cramps of New York. Apparently some members of Phantom Movers were once part of that great S. F. band, the Flamin' Groovies. If it wasn't for that claim to fame, they'd probably be playing to empty halls. Lou Reed On May 9 some. friends and I witnessed one of the all- time rock greats, Lou Reed. He opened the sold-out show at the Old Waldorf about an hour late, with the classic ,tune, "Sweet Jane." Approved For Release 2009/06/25: CIA-RDP05T00644R000200470016-5 ? Live Music ? ? Vegetarian Specialties BAR opens at noon May 29 - Shepherd'. Pie