Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 1975 · Page 116
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 116

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 27, 1975
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WALTi SOU'S Want the facts? Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Want informed opinion? Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd Ave:, New York, N.Y. 10017. Your full name will be used unless otherwise requested. Volume of mail received makes personal replies impossible. Q. Is there any chance that the lustice Department will prosecute Richard Helms and other CIA officials for the crimes that the Centra/ Intelligence Agency committed or for the laws the agency violated like intercepting and opening the mail?--Ken Carver, Phi/ade/phia. A. Practically no chance. KATHLEEN AND DAVID TOWNSEND Q. What's happened to Kathleen Kennedy, daughter of Ethel and Bob Kennedy--she married a guy named Townsend a year or-so ago and seemed to have disappeared?--Maude. Davis, Salt Lake City, Utah. A. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend lives in Sante Fe, N.M., where her husband teaches Greek at St. John's College. Mrs. Townsend has been accepted by the University of New Mexico law school in Albuquerque. Q. Why is it that the Henry Kissingers always make it a point to invite the Robert VfcNamaras to their dinner parties?--Slim Myers, McLean, Va. A. Kissinger feels strongly that the McNamaras have been treated like pariahs in Washington, D.C., ever since McNamara's involvement in the ill-fated Vietnamese war. The Secretary of State has a sympathetic nature and a sense of social justice. Q. Rabfci Baruch KorrY who helped raise thousands to pay Richard Nixon's legal fees--was he ever ordained a rabbi?. If so, where and when? Also is he married and does he have any children?--C.F., Taunton, Mass. A. Baruch Korff, born in the Ukraine, claims to have been ordained in 1936 in Poland. He is the married father of three children, has resigned from the Nixon legal-funds-raising organization. Q. / have been told many times that the richest men in the world are the Swiss, and that they hate pufa- licity, which is why few Americans have ever heard of them. Can you reveal their identities or tell me where one can find out about them?--Max Eigel, Santa Monica, Cal. A. Among the wealthiest families in Switzerland are the Schmidheinys (cement), the Ballys (shoes), the Nestles (food), the Geigys (chemicals), the Abeggs (banks). The most authoritative book on the Swiss millionaires was written recently by a 30-year-old Swiss economist, Carl Holliger. It's been published in Germany under the title, "Die Reichen und die Superreichen in der Schweiz" (The Rich and the Super-Rich in Switzerland). You are right about the wealthy Swiss detesting publicity. They want no one to know the extent of their fortunes or how well they live. Not one is a member of the international jet set. Q. Ryan O'Neal, the great Hollywood lover--has he conquered the heart of Anouk Aimee, married to actor A/bert Finney?--L. F., Malibu, Cal. A. Let us say they have become close friends. ANOUK AIMEE, RYAN O'NEAL AND HIS SON GRIFFIN Q. Has Mao Tie-lung's health.deteriorated to the point where he is on his deathbed?--Ron tee, Oakland, Cal. .'- .. ^ A. Chairman Mao is extremely deaf, suffers from poor eyesight, tends to dribble from the mouth, suffered a stroke last year, and a series of smaller ones this year. At 81 he is fading rapidly. Q. / understand that Jackie Kennedy has accepted 57 million to play herself in a film based on the life of her late husband Aristotle Onassis. Is this, so?-Nick Janos, Los Angeles, Cal. A. A Greek film producer, Nikos Mastorakis, claims he has offered Jacqueline Onassis $1 million to play herself in a production he is planning on her late shipping magnate husband. Mastorakis claims that he has asked one of the scriptwriters on the film, Clem Wood, to explain to Mrs. Onassis that if she accepts the role, she will star opposite Anthony Quinn who is scheduled to play Onassis. Chances of the script going into production are slim. Jacqueline, unlike her sister Lee, has no acting ambitions. Q. There have been at least 71 men who were the Librarians of the Library of Congress. Why has a woman never been -nominated for that position?-- 8.L.S, Washington, D.C. A. One lady, Page Ackerman, head librarian of UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) was recently nominated for the Congressional Library job. She turned it down. PAGEACKERMAN Q. The most brilliant intelligence coup of World War II was engineered by the British who intercepted and deciphered top secret German orders. The cryptographers were based in Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, and they have been written about in "The Ultra Secret' by f. W. Winterbotham. My questions concern the Americans in that ace intelligence outfit who were not mentioned in the book. How many and who were they?--Albert Kahn, Staten Island, N.Y. A. There were about 100 Americans in the "Ultra" intelligence group, among them Al Friendly of The Washington Post, Telford Taylor of Columbia University, Frederick Hilles of Yale, Samuel Mckee, William Bundy, Landis Gores, Curt Zimansky, Adolph Rosengarten, David Blair, many others who.were divided between the intelligence and technical fields. The Americans played a significant role and made a significant contribution in the "Ultra" operation, and why Englishman Winterbotham excluded them from his book is a puzzling question. THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE JULY 27,1975 chairman of the board, ARTHUR H. MOTlfY president, JAMB MCALLISTER editor, IBS CORKIN publisher. WARREN J. REYNOLDS editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER senior editors, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY art director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA associate editors, JONATHAN BRAUN, MARY ANN CAVUN, LINDA CUTSTEIN, NOa HUMPHREYS, PAM PROCTOR, JOHN C. ROGERS, ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, ROIERT WALTERS assistant art director, ROBERT L PETERSON art associates, CANDICE CULBERT, AL TROIANI assistant to the editor, MARION LONG editorial assistants, DORIS SCHORTMAN, BEBE WILLOUGHBY . home economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR fashion, VIRGINIA POPE cartoon editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington, bureau chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTHAL, OPAL CINN west coast bureau, CHARLES PETERSON europe, CONNECTICUT WALKER australia, PATRICIA ANGLY © 1975, Parade Publications, Inc., 733 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017. All rights reserved under International and Pan American Copyright Conventions. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permission is prohibited. PARADE*; Marca Reg. 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