The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 17, 1968 · Page 166
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 166

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 17, 1968
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Walter Scott's Personality Parade Want the facts? Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Want informed opinion? York, N.Y. 10017. Your full name will be used unless otherwise requested. Volume of mail Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd Ave., New received makes personal replies impossible. Q. Who is the most powerful man in today's world? Elaine Jacoby, Tacoma, Wash. A. The President of the United States. Q. Actor Robert Taylor had his right lung removed. Cancer? Ellen Harz, Los Angeles, Calif. A. Physicians diagnosed the disease as "Valley Fever," coccidioidomycosis, but later admitted they had also removed several tumors. declared that this was nonsense, that the true reason we were holding Khesanh was to lure enemy soldiers into a large-scale battle in which superior U.S. aircraft and firepower might pulverize them. Instead of attacking Khesanh, the enemy in January 1 968 began his Tet offensive against the South Vietnamese cities, later pulled away from Khesanh. When the war is over military historians will undoubtedly have much to say about the way in which it was fought. Q. Isn't it true that Jackie Kennedy stole Aristotle Onassis from her kid sister, Lee Radziwill? Isn't it true that Onassis was originally scheduled to marry Lee fire years ago? Alice Bekins, Los Angeles, Calif. A. Five years ago it was hushed in the jet society circles of Europe that Lee Radziwill was about to divorce her husband, Polish refugee "Stash" Radziwill, in order to marry Aristotle Onassis on whose yacht she had been summer-cruising. When the news hit the White House, the late President John F. Kennedy was none to happy about the possibility of having Onassis as his biother-in-law. In Kennedy's eyes Onassis not only failed to project the image of a trim, clean-cut cultured type, but Onassis had also been involved in a tempestuous and highly-publicized love affair with opera star Maria Callas. Moreover, Onassis had been indicted by the U.S. Justice Department for his role in a shipping deal, had finally settled for a S7 million payment to the government. In 1963, a few weeks before John F. Kennedy was assassinated, his wife flew to Europe, joined Lee Radziwill on the Onassis yacht, reportedly tried to talk her out of marrying Onassis. It was then that Jackie first met the Greek shipping tycoon. Five years later she succumbed to his charms. As for Lee Radziwill, she is still legally married to Stanislas Radziwill, but still not reconciled to playing "second fiddle." It is a good bet eventually that she will top sister Jackie in some Q, Was Tiny Tim recently involved in a hushed-up marijuana case? Don Nesbit, Palo Alto, Calif. A. Not directly. Tiny () has agreed to appear in Canada as a character witness for his manager, Don De Blassio, in whose lug jli "i . . '- ' 1 11 - Q. Is it true that officials at Disneyland once tossed actress Julie Christie out of the park because she was wearing a miniskirt? Laurie Lee Evans, Garden Grove, Calif. A. No, she was merely denied admission. Q, Can you tell me if General Eisenhower has really earned $5 million from his writings? Henry Lee, Harrisburg, Pa. A. His first book, Crusade in Europe, brought him $635,000. The two books on his Administration, Mandate for Change, and Wflgwg Peace, brought him another estimated million. His latest book, At Ease, has sold 2,350,000 gage Canadian customs officials discovered marijuana. Q. I understand that several female journalists have latched on to the tail of Sen. Eugene McCarthy and won't let go. Is this so? Anita Tree, Louisville, Ky. A. Several women writers who campaigned with McCarthy and shared his company both here and abroad are convinced that they "understand" the senator far better than his wife, Abigail. Those who feel thusly will treat the senator with love and affection in print. Q. I've been informed that Sen. Joe Tydings (D., Md.) pulled a riotous boner in i 1 Los Angeles during the re-J cent presidential campaign. .V - x V copies in hard cover and paperback. This, plus his magazine pieces for The Reader's Digest, should be good for another $500,000. Q. Who said, "It is the ups and downs of it that makes marriage bearable"? Olive Haggerty, Sioux Falls, S.D. A. The late George Bernard Shaw. Can you find out what he did and reveal it? Mary Marke, Orange, N.J. vWmmmamm A In a last-minute attempt rrv PATTI PAGE PEGGY LEE Q. Bobby Darin is completely bald, is he not? Mildred Custin, Amarillo, Tex. A. No, but he has to wear a hairpiece. Q. Is it not a fact that all heart transplant operation to promote votes for the Humphrey-Muskie ticket, Tydings (above') told students at the University of California in Los Angeles: "If anything should happen to Hubert Humphrey I can assure you young men and women that Ed Muskie is one man with whom you could happily sleep at night." Q. More than 150 Marines were killed and more than 1000 wounded at Khesanh in Vietnam. If Khesanh was so important to us earlier in the year, why have we now abandoned it? Didn't someone goof? Edward Allen, Philadelphia, Pa. A. The American public was told that Khesanh had to be held at all costs because it was located "astride" key enemy infiltration routes from Laos and North Vietnam. At the time several high-ranking officers privately Q. Is it on the level that for years singers Peggy Lee and Patti Page have hated each other? Wanda Krasnow, Detroit, Mich. A. The long-standing feud between these two was recently ended by the diplomatic intervention of tlieir mutual hairdresser, Bruce. Q. Why would any studio make a film of The Boston Strangler, one of the most sick, sick, sick, distasteful stories of insane sexual perversion in history? Donna Woodward, Durham, N.C. A. Money. are purely experimental, that no heart transplant can last more than five years? Lee Sullivan, Boston, Mass. A. According to pioneer heart-transplanter Dr. Cf.ris-tiaan Barnard: "A transplanted heart will last at best only five years." Parade THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE President, Arthur II. Motley Editor, Jess Gorkin Publisher, Warren J. Reynolds Executive Vice President, Ted Stulz Art Director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA EJi'tor At Large, Lloyd shearer Associate Editors: NEAL ASHBY, HERBERT KUPFERBIRG, DAVID PALEY, JOHN G. ROGERS Assistant Art Director, GEORGE J. ZYMARAKis Assistant to the Editor, MARION LONG Editorial Assistants: CAROL DUNLAP, SUSAN KLEIN Women's Editor, ROSALIND MASSOW Home Economics, DF.METHIA TAYLOR Fashion, VIRGINIA POPE Cartoon Editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington: Bureau Chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED blumf.NTHAL.opalginn. 1968, Parade Publication, Inc.,713 Third Ave., New York, N.Y., 10017. All riithu reserved under International and Pan American CupyriKht Conventions. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permission is prohibited, pahade&; Marea Reg. November 17, 1968 2

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