The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on October 9, 1971 · Page 124
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 124

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Saturday, October 9, 1971
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Children?* Fare A.G.f.Want Commercials Eliminated By JACK GOULD (C) W?l ff.Y. Times News Servlc* NEW YORK - The National Association of Broadcasters has charged that the elimination of advertising would sound "the death knell for quality children's program fare." ; ; In comment formally filed with the Federal Communications Commission, the N.A".B. accused Action for Children's Television and the National Citizen's Committee for Broadcasting of painting an "unfair and inaccurate" picture of American video. A.C.T. petitioned the F.C.C. to eliminate commercial content in children's programs and urged establishment by .stations of a weekly quota of H hour's of .programming without advertising. The citizen's committee supported the petition. The P.C.C. is scheduled to meet on Oct. 13 to consider the .petition of ^action -Jor.'.children's -televisdn.-Ttie N;A:B. -comment 'was filed last week. : . v The Association /xrf Broadcasters argued that A.C.T. was asking the television- industry to present children's progErams at its ,own,dsxpense -and .had-not •proposed an -alternative means of finaiiclng. : , fSuch' a' proposal Is., unworkable, inequitable -and';without precedent," N.A.B. said. - N-AB/iurt^r^noted. that^foir- «ign?tx^tries, Except lor Canada,^ impose, an annual' tax;;-bh radio and TV receivers to raise funds for ndnooinmercial programs, including shows for. children, '.j '.. '•:./• '.•: .' , " , ' I..' •-. 'One ; of •-: the most-significant beistressed*about > Ahi- ertean-television Is-that-it-is totally Kelf-sustaining"and'genii-' inety free to its pubHc,U--NTJt$.- - said. : : •. .•: , : -/-.••• .- .••^•y\ : Crowd Pleaser Bobby Sherman's . concerts are a relief to police and civic officials who 'fear .large unruly crowds attracted by other stars. I "We had'$2,000 .kids,at a. re- nA**t '•MM'ih " IH *\% jr:T_^.i_.'l-1 ._* it' ~il"**'° urday night ,s eri^. STeported'i "and we: didn't haye,> single incident." '•"''""'""• The police leave their guns and billy clubs- in their cars at his concerts, Sherman added proudly, "the only thing they have to -watch out for is being kissed a lot by the kids." Your Money's Worth It pays to advertise In the News Clock. The Clock is used many times daily for a week. Hutchinson Planetarium Hutchinson Community 'College Campus "The American Indian— His Earth and Sky" Now Through November Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 2:30, 4 p.m. Thursday, I p.m.: ;TERRY-CLOTH ..MOTHERHOOD brings : the season's first uew National:Gsdgraj4ic security Into, the life of an orphaned baby rhesw monkey which clings to » surrogate parent of terry-rovercd wires during an experiment .on primate behavioral patterns on Society special, "Monkeysj Apps, and Man, 1 ' to be-broadcast Tuesday; Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., on the CBS Television Network. TV RevieW ''Premiere Week" Goes On And On ;.By JOHN J. O'CONNOR •.(Cjiwi N.V. Tlm*i N»wr«trytc* NEW v YORK ; 4-f Soaring- majestically: from- the 'Unbearable to : the -barely , tolerable; -^ tele 1 vjstoD's r^Premiei^-Week" goes on«-and«>n. ., : : '>••••'-" f-'' . r i A new series called "Bearcats!" Descended -from ' the film "Butch. Cassidy and . The Sundance Kid" by way of television's "Alias Smith & Jones," this retarded offspring gives us Hank.Brakett (Rfld, Taylor) rand nny 'Reach-iltennis f Cole)^as two-, opportunistic cwanderers 1 : in sing. P-arts^appeared to .attempt awkward ••improvisation ':'• in •desperate search of inspiration. "Johnny," -V w a r h e d '.'" Hank, "We've gotvto stop the- : b6mb.'' "I know," replied-- Johnny somberly, "I know."; ..-' • ; OpeiMField V ':;" In the final open-field coit- frontation between the Stutz and the tank, Hank observes that "This is "not .getting us anywhere." Johnny, bright as ever, chuckles "I was wonderin'.when you .were .-going-s-to 1 say -'ihat." So/no: doubt, rWerermany view'"" ''' Bank Is the, older one, . his -. Image projecting all t h e leathery ruggedness of your average Marlboro man. Johnny Is his youthful partner and student, his long blond hah- dazzingly coordinated with a prominent mouthful of white teeth. The two of them travel about in a spit f y Stutz Bearcat car and that, you see, makes them Bearcats. Ths opening episode had Hank and Johnny being enlisted by the government to capture a desperado using an armored tank to hold up banks and payroll trains. The* villain and his seedy bank of henchmen were operating in Arizona - Mexico territory/and this gave the two opportunity to get involved with monastaries (—can I help you, my son?") and fir nally to assume the disguise of monks. '.'.„.. As television plots go, there probably have been worsei But "Bearcats!" had nothing better going for it. Direction seemed nonexistent, the dialogue wa's inane and the acting embarras- ; Friday- G.B.S. .is of . "OMara, United States ;Trea& ury," a descendant of television's "The* FBI" by way of radio-TV's "Dragneb" (executive producer of tha series happens to be Jack Webb). This one stars David Janssen, formerly of the "The Fugitive," and its opening episode features the predictable cops- and- robbers plot, .formerly of any cops-andi- robbers- series seen on television. Special Agent O'Hara this time is out to catch heroin smugglers. 'A shipment from Singapore is due, and O'Hara poses a$ the operator of a shady import-export business in the port of Los Angeles. His partner, played by George Take!, Is Chinese, and O'Hara Is given to playful comments such as "you're supposed to be inscrutable, aren't you?" He also does a : couple of dandy Chinese imitations, complete with simulation of buck teeth, He's tough, this O'Hara, but at least he has a sense of humor. For the most part, though O'Hara is*, the -. no-nonsense, light-lipped: hero out'of the familiar ''Dragnet", mold. His suits. are'< well-cut.-and. Ms tie Is.usually loosened a bit to reinforce : the essential -image of ruggedness/ His secretary may i>e outrageously 'attractive, bul he is usually too.busy to notice, and this gives her numerous opportunities to be cutely miffed, Very Predictable It's all very predictable but in-the predictable world; of .tele- Vision, .it's .hot .all bad. At ijeast it is professionally : put .together The script is adequate and the pacing. is decent, on a generous jsqale" of from zero to one "O'Hara', United States Treasury" might weigh in with three-quarters. This season, that's heavy. Impulsive Act Cost More Time BALTIMORE (AP) - Bernard Braxton, a state prison inmate, was taking part in a church skit depicting prison life when he says he "just had this impulse to go home." Braxton slipped away during intermission but was recaptured, after a month's freedom A judge ordered him to serve an additional six months for jailbreak. . STACK 'EM STOPS NEWSPAPER CLUTTER Newspaper* no longer' need. II* around In an untidy manner. Plenty capacity to hold week's papers. 11" wide 14" .long, 17" high. Black and Bras (Irtish. Money-Back guarantee. Only 1 *5.9 POSTPAID. IDEAL FOR GIFT GIVING WHEATBELT ENTERPRISES 101 I. Kansas, Nest City, Ki. 47560 Hutehlnson News Saturday, Oct. 9,1971 Page ^A Tuesday Night, October 12,1971 :80 Ironside, t, I, 11 "Ring of Prayer," - The mysterious Influence of the occult which may have paused two deaths leads Chief Ironside into an encounter with a beautiful devotee. National Geographic Society Special, I, 7, 18 ."Mo n k e y a, Apes, and Man" — The complex and untapped natural world of the lower primates and .the keys it holds to some characteristics and beha- vorlal patterns of the highest primate r-man — Will be explored. You're On, 8 Mod Squad, 10, 13"Color of Laughter, Color of Tears" — Edward Asner guest stars as a circus owner who turns to the Mod Squad to help him discover who is sabotaging his circus. ':00 Masquerade, 8 f:30 Hawaii FIve-0, 6, 7, 1Z Vic Morrow guest stars as Edward Heron, a tourist in Hawaii, who, after be. -Ing mugged and hospital• v. ized, :becomes the object \ . ; ojf, McGarrett's suspicions v,;wlien.}iei refuses to press ..--• charges..:"arid -disappears v from the Hospital. ';. : &frge, ?, 3, U-"ldentlty '.:'•'. Crisis'? —• A mentally-con; fused girl asks Safge for " H help; inrsolvirigxher idehtl- -.:.£,.-.;: • .;• ;•'" Movie of the Week. 10, 1? • "A Taste of Evil" - A young woman recently cured of jnental illness re? .:;. turns,Jiome. only- to .find . • siierseK ihe^^^ssome- -.., one seeking to unda?idne , her newly-won ^sanity. Bar- bara Stanwyck, Barbara Perkins, Boddy McDowall, William Windomand AT.- thur O'CohTOll star. , The Advocates, 8 "Should television enjoy the same freedom from government restraints as newspapers?" 1:30 Black Journal, 8 All In The Family, 7 Cannon, 6, 12 — When the son of a prominent gubernatorial candidate is kidnapped, Cannon is hired to avoid police involvement in the case. The Funny Side, 2, 3,11— "The Funny Side of Newspapers"—A look at how different sections of the • newspaper affect our livesi. J:00 Marcus Welby, M.D., 7, 10, 13 — ' "This Is Max" — A Japanese-American boy learns new understanding about his father from Dr. Welby. Firing Line, 8 8:30 AH In The Family, 6, 12- Cleavon Little, Tony award-winning star of the Broadway in u s i c a 1 hit "Purlie," guest stars as a crook who, following a robbery, breaks Into tha Bunker home to avoid cap• ture by the police. .The Golddiggers, 2, 3, 11 10:00 Nightcap Edition, 6, 7, 12 Scene Tonight, 10, 13 Insight, 8 KSN.News. Weather & - Sports, 2, 3, .11 , iO:3d Merv. Griffin. Show,,*, 7,"II" Tonight Show/.2, ,3, .11 -...: Karen vBlack,-Paul-Wil- ^.jiams^ahd Ronald Sarrp •"•"';• .guest, i : ...;. ; ,... , You're. On, 8. '',! "... - - DlctCavet; Show, ; », IS , Anthony Qiiiml is the first -. In a oohsecutive -series of '•- ; -oneiguest programs. • •-; "Weekend With Father"Van Heflin and Patricia Neal. KSN Ute News, 2, 3, U r NEW VORK ~ William F. Buckley Jr.' and two members of ;the British House of Commons will discuss how — if at all — laws -governing the publication and distribution of obscene material can be edmin- Istered In a\freei society. Reaee -Short jand John ;Sdywn Ghunmer Will Join Buckley, Sunoay Oct.^10, 7 p.m. Channel 8. The program was recently taped In London for the Public Broadcasting Service. Somewhere between the total permissiveness found in the smut markets of Times Square In New York City or in Denmark and total repression of pornography is the British attitude. : Mrs. Shorty a member of the British Labour Party, is not for nore and better pornography )iit rather is a vigorous oppoh" -. ent of anti-pornography laws'. • She believes that increasingly the number of obscenity statutes on the books and the number of prosecutions will lead to in- CTeased repression of: unconventional-.opinions ancl the restriction or Individual freedoms. Gummer, a Conservative, agrees ~ up to a point. "We don't, want to extend the present system of limiting pornography in England," he says. "What we have now is a pretty good situation. If you really want pornography, you can find It Jn some sections of London, But you don't have to have it shoved at you as you do in New York and in the Scandinavian countries." C PFAFF) FARNEY'S Sewing Center 405 N. 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