Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1969 · Page 13
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ill,MI* · u WINNERS IN THEIR FIELD . . . Jones, Julie Harris, Angela Lansbury and Orbach ai. Tony Awards ceremonies. (AP Viirephoto). For Author, Producer And Star 'Great White Hope' Draws Top Tony Awards By LOUISE COOK | NEW YORK .(AP) - "The: Great White Hope." a drama about the first Negro heavyweight boxing champion,, drew top honors for its author, producer and star Sunday night at the presentation of the 23rd annual Tony Awards for the 1 Broadway theater. A comedy about the American Revolution and the framing of the Declaration of Independence. "1776," was named best musical of the 1968-69 season, and its director was cited as best director of .a musical. "The Great White Hope," which chronicles the pre-Woriti War I career and private life of fighter Jack Johnson, was named the best dramatic play of the season and its star, James Earl Jones, was named the best actor in a drama. Jane Alexander, who plays Jones white mistress, was honored as the best supporting actress in a drama. Other recipients of top awards , --Julie Harris, best actress in a drama, for "Forty Carats." --Angela Lansbury, best ac- ress in a musical, for "Dear World." --Jerry Orbach, best actor in musical, for "Promises, ?romises." TIMING After receiving his award. Jones, 37, said the timing of the play had a lot to do with its sue-' cess. "People are curious about .he black man in our society," le said. The best musical award for "1776" was shared by Sherman Edwards, who wrote the lyrics and music; Peter Stone, author; and Stuart Ostrow. producer. The comedy also brought an award to Ronald Holgatei best supporting actor in a musical. The best-supporting actress m _ musical was Marian Mercer of "Promises, Promises." OTHER AWARDS Other awards went to: Al Pacino of "Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie" as best supporting ac tor in a drama. Peter Dews "Hadrian VII" as best directo of a darma, Boris Aronson "Zorba" for best scenic desig Louden Sainthill of "Canterbur Tales" for best costumes an Joe Layton of "George M!" i best choreographer. The award ceremonies we televised live, over NBC, fro .he Mark Uellinger Theater. The Tony Awards were foun 2d in 1947 in memory of Ant nette Perry, the actress and d rector, who died in 1946. Prisoner Found SYDNEY. Australia (AP) A prisoner missing at Long B Jail since April 17 was fou early today-still in the jail. Erroll Kavanagh, 22, had been hiding under huts in the jail compound. He came out for air and surrendered quietly when he was spotted. b Mad hAwMDnH GRADY. Ark. (AP) - Schoo official* *t Gr«dy say tbtre are bout nine student! in thi pub c «chool tyitem here who art . or older and who are remain ig in school in an attempt to void the military draft. The situation came to ligh riday when the atorney gen ral't office issued an opinion equested by Supt. Joe Barlow f Grady. Barlow asked whether the la equires the district to offer fre ducation to persons 21 or old "We have numerous student n the 10th. llth and 12th grade who are 21 or over," Barlow aid. "Their sole purpose fo emaining in school it to avoi he draft." Bobby Doyle, who is white s principal of the all-Negr chool. which he says .has a east eight pupils who fit Ba ow's description of draft-elif We youths repeatedly failing ' avoid being drafted. Bobby Smith, principal of th predominantly white schoo says the only case at the scho nvolves a Negro youth. OPINION . . Asst. Atty. Gen. Ralph Brod wrote the opinion which sai that if a district has no adu e : d'ii c'a t i o n programs; whic Grady does not, may choose allow persons over age 21 to e roll In the first 12 grades public school. "They are not required to do this." Brodie said. "But they may choose to do so if they wish to. The course-the district pursues'is at the option of-thr school system." Grady officials said Friday they had not decided whether they would continue their present policy.of.permftting persons over 21 to enjoy free public school-education.-; ./: Doyle says the pupils in question "have very low grades and no desire to make any better." "There is no way they can graduate unless we just give them a diploma." he said. "They won't make it acadcmic- a ' b ' .UNSURE . - . He says lie is iinsurp why the Negroes are reluctant to .face I the draft, "hut their teachers tell me it's because they don't think the United States should be involved in South Vietnam or the Korean conflict, that it's meddling in somebody business." FAMILY CENTER Something for everyone.. 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