The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 26, 1978 · Page 173
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 173

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Sunday, March 26, 1978
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I'MEti scons LEW WASSERMAN Q. What Hollywood personality has the most influence with the Carter Administration? Lillian Cross. Encino, Cat. A. Probably lew Wasser-man. chairman of the Music Corporation of America, one of the leading fund-raisers for the Democratic Party. Q. It's extremely difficult for me to believe thjt Donald Duck, the Walt Disney cartoon character, has been banned from the libraries in Helsinki, Finland. Can you find out for what reason? Surely, Donald Duck is not subversive. Mrs. Peter Harvey, Los Angeles, Cat. A. Helsinki authorities claim that Donald Duck's lifestyle sets a bad example for young people. Matti Holopainen, chairman of Helsinki's Youth Committee, recently told the city council: "Donald Duck has been going steady with the same woman for 50 years without result, and this is hardly a model for the young." Holopainen is not expelling Donald Duck, he is just not renewing library subscriptions to Donald Duck Comics. Q. Now that Ali MacGraw has gotten rid of husband Steve McQueen, who's her next husband-to-be? Eve Victor, Indianapolis, Ind. A- Actress Ali MacGraw, 38, has been dating Rick Danko, 30, a rock musician who played with The Band once Bob Dylan's outfit and now has a band of his own. MacCraw and Danko have been seen together on the Malibu sands, which shift almost as quickly as Hollywood love affairs. Ali has also dated Warren Beatty, Hollywood s most insatiable lover. Q. Is it a fact that johnny Carson is the highest-paid performer on TV and also TV's most cold, ruthless and conceited star? F T., Des Moines, Iowa. A. That is opinion, not fact. Carson reportedly earns upwards of 53 million annually. At 52, he is a performer of towenng ego, but people who think they know him well suggest that Carson suffers more from intellectual insecunty than coldness and conceit. Professionally, Caron is a calculating, talented, demanding performer or he would never have lasted as long as he has on a medium as ruthlessly competitive as talk-show TV. Q. Who is the most powerful man in Italy, the Pope? N. Livettj, Chicago, III. A. At this time it's probably a toss-up between Enrico Berlinguer. Communist Party leader, and Cianni Agnelli, head of the Fiat auto empire. The Pope is the most respected religious figure in Italy. l:Ml JACKIE ONASSIS AND JOHN TURNER SARGENT Q. Why does Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis work for a publishing company like Doubleday when she is worth more than $20 million? T.T., Philadelphia, Pa. A. At age 48, Jackie needs to perform meaningful work. As an editor at Doubleday she also has something in common with John Turner Sargent, her sometimes escort who once was married to Nellie Doubleday, heiress to the publishing fortune. Q. John J. Flynt Jr. has announced that he's retiring from Congress. He is chairman of the House Ethics Committee that is handling the investigation of influence-buying by the South Koreans. Is there very much ethical about Flynt? Ed L. Griffin, Ca. A. RenrespntAtivA Flvnt n( REP. JOHN J. FLYNT the sixth Congressional District of Georgia has been in Congress since 1954, the senior member of the Georgia delegation. At 63 he is known as a "good ole Southern boy." Regarding ethics, the Ford Motor Company once paid him $12,500 to park 3000 cars on his farm. Flynt says he would've taken Si for the rental, but the Ford people insisted. In Griffin, Ga., Flynt is known for his attempt to avoid a S4000 tax assessment on a paved road running to his property. Q. Is Henry Kissinger money-mad, or is his wife extravagant? I note he has now joined the investment and banking firm of Goldman Sachs & Co. My question is: as what? V.R.. Miami Beach, Fla. A. As a part-time consultant advising Goldman Sachs & Co. on international affairs. Kissinger is not money-mad, and his wife Nancy is not extravagant. It's just that Dr. Kissinger believes in taking advantage of his fame, which finds him working for Georgetown's Center for Strategic and International Studies, NBC, Chase Manhattan Bank, Goldman Sachs & Co., and Little, Brown & Co. Q. Henry "Fonz" Winkler can you tell me anything about the girl he is currently living with? Ann Cold New York, N.Y. A. Winkler, 32, is living with press agent Stacey Weitz-man, 30, and her 6-year-old son Jed in Los Angeles. Weitzman is an intelligent, career-conscious divorcee who met Winkler in a Beverly Hills clothing store. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Winkler is a Yalie. Friends say that if anyone can get Henry down the wedding aisle, it is Stacey. 1 HENRY WINKLER AND STACEY WEITZMAN Q. Is it true that in Gallup polls of the women most admired by the American public, the nation's First Lady always wins? Kate Daniels, Raleigh, N.C. A. Generally, but not always. In 1951 Sister Kenny was named the most admired. In 1968 Ethel Kennedy was voted No. 1. And in 1971, '73 and '74 Colda Meir placed first. The former Israeli prime minister has maae tne top 10 every year since 1969. UrZO?""., OMAS " F"CUSO D. HEAD eoiiof at urge. U.OTD SHEARER senior editors. WA1TFB INnntnu uninrm..,.. ft director, ANTHONY 1A ROTONOA uaviu PALEY assooa.e editors. DAVIO CliRRIER, UNDA CUTSTE.N. PAM PROCTOR. ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, MARTIN TIMINS un, : art director. RORERT L. PETERSON an associate CANDKf CUUERT. Al TROIAN. editorial assistants. TOOO MOORE, DORIS SCHOCTMAN cartoon editor lAWEFNrF I Aff.i. executive vice president, JOSEPH S. McENTEE WALTER SCOTT 197S publisher, WARREN J. REYNOLDS THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE MARCH 26,1978

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