Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 23, 1974 · Page 106
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June 23, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 106

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t the facts? Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Want informed opinion? Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd Ave., New fork, N.Y. 10017. Your full name will be used unless otherwise requested. Volume of mail received makes personal replies impossible. Q. A recent Gallup poll shows that 73 percent or almost three-fourths of the /American people believe Richard Nixon was involved in Watergate or the coverup. Does this mean that the U.S. Congress feels the same way and wants Nixon removed from office? --Stephen Adams, Oakland, Calif. A. In a general way Congress belatedly reflects U.S. public opinion. That does not mean, however, that 75 percent of the Congress wants Nixon removed from office at this time. It may mean that 75 percent of the Congress believes Nixon was involved in the Watergate coverup--two separate matters. At this writing, national polls reveal that 25 to 27 percent of the American people remain hard-core Nixon supporters. A Gallup poll taken in May showed that of the Americans surveyed, 48 percent believe President Nixon should be removed from office; 37 percent believe he should not, and 15 percent have no opinion on the subject. Q. How old is Grace Kelly? How long has she been married to Prince Rainier of Monaco? How old is he? Is he still a playboy? Is their marriage secure?-Alma Zack, Silver Hill, Md. A. Grace Kelly is 44. Rainier is 51. They have been married 18 years, have three children: Princess Caroline 17, Crown Prince Albert 16, Princess Stephanie 9. Prince Rainier stopped playing around when he got married. His marriage to Princess Grace is from all ^accounts successful and happy. THE ROYAL FAMILY OF MONACO: (CLOCKWISE) PRINCE RAINIER, ALBERT, STEPHANIE,PRINCESS GRACE, CAROLINE. Q. Was Doris Day's son, Terry Me/cher, ever married to Sen. Barry Goldwater's daughter?--L Harman, Douglas, Ariz. A. No, for a short time he went with Senator Goldwater's niece, Wendy Johnson, 24. Q. A stripper from Mingo County, W. Va., named Blaze Starr claims to have been the mistress of the late Earl Long, Governor of Louisiana, and the girlfriend of Frank Rizzo, now Mayor of Philadelphia. Is there any truth to her claims?--D.L, Philadelphia, Pa. A. Blaze Starr (real name --Sissie Fleming) has written her autobiography.. Blaze Starr--My Life Story as told to Huey Perry published by Praeger. In her book Blaze details her spicy relationships with Long and Rizzo. If she is not telling the truth, Mayor Rizzo may sue her and her publishers for libel.' STRIPPER BLAZE STARR Q, If former Gov. John Connally of Texas has become a dedicated Republican, why does he hire a Democratic law firm like Williams, Connolly Califano to defend him in the dairy operators' scandal in which allegedly he is involved with Jake Jacob- sen?--P.E., Alexandria, Va. A. If Gov. Connally were sick, presumably he would hire the best physician he could get without inquiring into the doctor's politics. He feels the same way about lawyers. He obviously believes that the Washington, D.C., law firm in which the senior partners are Edward Bennett Wiliiams, Paul R. Connolly and Joseph Califano, is the best qualified to defend him in his alleged involvement with jacobsen in the milk operators' scandal. Q. The real reason, please, why Willy Brandt resigned as Chancellor, of West Germany? Wasn't it because he was afraid his private life would be revealed rather than because his aide Gunter Guillaume, turned out to be a Communist spy?--F.R. Becker, Cincinnati, Ohio. A. Brandt gave three reasons for his resignation: (1) He let top secret papers fall into the hands of Guil- laume even though he knew Guillaume was suspected of being an East German spy; (2) He felt he would hinder Bonn's relationships with East Germany and the Warsaw Pact nations; (3) He was afraid various aspects of his private life, particularly his campaign travels during which he was interviewed by female journalists who found him fascinating, would be drawn into speculation. Q. When are Moshe Dayan's memoirs coming out? --Herbert Robinson, New York City. A. Moshe Dayan, who was paid $107 a week as Israel's Defense Minister, has signed a contract with a British publisher, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, for his memoirs. Dayan will receive if he hasn't already, an advance of $450,000 for the. book which will be published in 1976. Q. / understand that actor Henry Fonda had a pacemaker implanted to help his ailing heart. What other ce/ebrities use pacemakers and how do they work? --Louise Brown, ft. Lauderdale, F/a. A. Among the more than 150,000 Americans using the battery-powered device are Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas and President Nixon's close friend Elmer Bobst, the honorary chairman of Warner- Lambert Company. The pacemaker works by sending out steady electric impulses that stimulate the heart to beat at the proper rhythm. DAVID FROST, ONE OF THE EUGtBLES, WITH ACTRESS ALEXANDRA BASTEDO Q. Who are the 10 most eligible bachelors in the United States?-- S.M., Ann Arbor, Mich. A. Arbitrarily: U.S. Sen. John Turiney (D., Calif.); U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden (D., Del.); basketball stars Wilt Chamberlain and Walt Frazier; consumer advocate Ralph Nader; football star Joe Namath; film star Ryan O'Neal; TV performer David Frost; Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner; heir to General Motors fortune Stewart Mott. THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE JUNE 23,1974 chairman of the board, ARTHUR H. MOTLEY president, DANIEL D. KINUEY editor, JESS GORKIN publisher, WARREN J. REYNOLDS editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER senior editors, HERBERT KUPFERRCtG, DAVID PALEY, DAVID SENDLER art director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA associate editors, JONATHAN MAUN, SUZANNE CURLEY, LINDA GUTSTEIN, NOEL HUMPHREYS, JOHN G. ROGERS, ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN assistant art director, ROBERT L PETERSON art associates, RUDDY HAVILL, AL TROIAN1 assistant to the editor, MARION LONG editorial assistants, MARY ANN CAVLIN, DORIS SCHORTMAN home economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR fashion, VIRGINIA POPE cartoon editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington, bureau chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTXAL, OPAL GINN west coast bureau, CHARLES PETERSON, europe, CONNECTICUT WALKER australia, PATRICIA ANGLY © 1974, 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. 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