Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on September 3, 1972 · Page 80
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September 3, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 80

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WAIIH sonrs it!! Parade $Vant 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. Who are the most liberal and the most reactionary members of the U.S. Supreme Court? I would also like to know how one classifies lustice Byron White, and what prompts the crack that jack and Bobby Kennedy are turning over in their graves because of White?--F. K., Denver, Colo. A. The most liberal member of the Supreme Court is probably Justice William O. Douglas, the most reactionary, Justice William Rehnquist. As for Byron Raymond White, he is regarded as "the swing justice," sometimes siding with the holdovers of the Warren Court, Justices Douglas, Marshall, Stewart, and Brennan, and sometimes moving into the conservative camp of Nixon appointees, Burger, Black, mun, Powell and Rehnquist. Some Kennedy adherents believed incorrectly that White would make a consistently liberal justice, hence their crack about the Kennedy brothers. ON WEDDING DAY: CHERYl AND LANCE REVENTLOW Q. Can you tell me how much of the Lance Revent- hw estate will go to his first wife, //// St. John? My understanding is that Reventlow was worth $25 million in Woo/worth stock.--Kendis Thorpe, Ft. Laud- 'erdale, Fla. A. Lance Reventlow, 36, killed in a plane crash near Aspen, Colo., left the bulk of his fortune to his estranged second wife, Cheryl Holdridge Reventlow, nnd nolhing to his first wife, actress Jill St. John. Q, Sue Lyon, the star of Lolita, recently married a black football player named Roland Harrison. Is she happily married?--Diane Matthews, Charleston, S.C. A. Sue and her husband have split. BOB HOPE JACK BENNY Q. Comedians like Bob Hope and lack Benny--are they naturally funny or do they depend upon their writers for humor?--Morton Thompson, Seattle, Wash. A. Hope and Benny onstage would be lost without their writers. Neither is a natural humorist, and neither writes his own material. Over the years Hope has employed more gag writers than any other comic in show business. Hope and Benny by background are not particularly witty, well-read, epigrammatic men. Each, however, has developed a good joke memory, while Hope, of course, owns the most extensive gag file in existence. Q. / have been told Desi Arnaz jr. and Liza Minnelli use each other for publicity purposes and have no intention of-marrying. Is that true? Also, how about the baby Desi had by Patty Duke'?--Mike Ford, Oakland, Calif. A. Liza Minnelli is scheduled to pick up her divorce papers from Australian musician Peter Allen on Wednesday. She will then be free to marry Desi Jr., who in .all probability will decline marriage on the justifiable grounds of "not ready." Desi is paying for the support of his son, Sean, by Patty Duke, who recently married actor John Astin. DESI ARNAZ JR. AND LIZA MINNELLI Q. Why has the press embargoed all news concerning the love life of TV star Robert Vaughn?--E. T., Syracuse, N.Y. A. It has done no such thing. Vaughn's love affair with TV producer Kathleen Ceaton has been given full coverage, also her law suit for support of their illegitimate son, Matthew Allard Robert Vaughn, now 18 months old. Vaughn, who starred in The Man From Uncle and is scheduled to star in The Protectors, pays $600 a month for the support of his son. KATHLEEN CEATON AND MATTHEW A. R. VAUGHN Q. Who said: "Duty is what one expects from others"?--Suzanne Klein, Philadelphia, Pa. A. Oscar Wilde. Q. Defense Secretary Melvin Laird says U.S. bombers have never targeted any dikes in North Vietnam. How about the foundations near the dikes? Haven't we used laser bombs to weaken the land near the dikes?--Marvin Sumner, Portland, Oreg. A. Secretary Laird said recently, "I state categorically that at no time has the U.S. government targeted any dikes or dams in North Vietnam. Our fliers of course do go after military targets." Laird added that military targets located on dikes and dams will be hit. If such targets are missed, naturally, the dams and/or surrounding terrain will be hit. The use of laser bombs, wherever targeted, minimizes the margin of error. THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE ·-SEPTEMBER 3, 1972 chairman of the board, ARTHUR H. MOTLEY president, DANIEL O. KINLEY editor, |ESS GORKIN publisher, WARREN J. REYNOLDS editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER managing editor, CAMPBELL GEESLIN senior editor, DAVID PALEY art director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA assistant managing editor, JOSH EPPINGER III associate editors, LINDA GUTSTEIN, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, MARTIN B. MARGULIES, (OHN G. ROGERS assistant art directors: JOHN N. TIERNEY, ROBERT L. PETERSON art associate, AL TROIANI assistant to the editor, MARION LONG editorial assistants, MARY HODOROWSKI, SUZANNE CURLEY, DORIS SCHORTMAN women's editor, ILENE BARTH home economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR fashion, VIRGINIA POPE cartoon editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington: bureau chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTHAL, OPAL GINN west coast bureau: CAROL DUNLAP europe: CONNECTICUT WALKER © 1972, Parade Publications. Inc., 733 Third Ave., NPW York, N.Y., 10017. All riRhts reserved under lntfrndliun.il and Pan American CopyriKhl Conventions. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permission is prohibited. PARADE®; Marca Reg.

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