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WftLTHI SCOTT'S Want the facts? US? J TY Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Want informed opinion? Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd Ave., New name will be used unless Otherwise requested. Volume of mail received makes personal rephes impossible. JUDITH HOPE IN THE WHITE HOUSE Q. I've been told that- one reason Bob Hope die/n't campaign for his good friend Ronald Reagan against Gerald Ford this year is because his daughter-in-law, ludith Hope, works for Ford. Is this true?--F.D., San Marino, Cal. A. What's true is that Judith Hope, Bob's daughter- in-law, is a lawyer who has worked on the White House Domestic Council staff since October, 1975, at a salary of $36,000 a year. She is married to Tony, one of Hope's four adopted children. " -^ Q. Peter Lisagor, who appears on the "Washington Week in Review" and Martin Agronsky TV programs, seems to be wearing a wig. He had such naturally wavy hair. Why did Lisagor replace it with a hairpiece?--Mrs. Dale Austin, Chicago. yfr. Medical treatments have temporarily caused Lisagor the loss of his natural hair, which will return in time. Until then he is wearing a hairpiece. Q. The late /. Paul Getty and his contemporary Charles Chaplin--is it a fact that in their salad days these two Don juans used to share the same girls?-D. Stanton, Detroit. A. They were both playboys for considerable periods of their lives. J. Paul Getty, for example, dated Joan Barry before he passed her on to Chaplin. Later she sued Chaplin in a notorious paternity suit. Q. Howard Hughes had so many girlfriends in his colorful life. When he died did any of the old-timers irrffce Ginger Rogers, Ava Gardner, Ida Lupino, Billy Dove, Ursula Thiess mourn for him?--F.L., Hollywood, Cal. A. It is safe to say that Hughes died friendless. He was an eccentric who in the late years of his life declined to have any intimates. The last person he fully trusted was his second wife, lean Peters, now Mrs. Stanley Hough. Q. Can it be true that after winning an Oscar for her work in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," actress Louise Fletcher cannot find another acting job in Hollywood?--Ken Howell, Freeport, N.Y. A. Louise Fletcher -followed "Cuckoo" by working with Richard Burton in "The Heretic," a sequel to "The Exorcist." Originally Fletcher's part was that of a male psychiatrist, but it was rewritten for her. Q. How long has Alistair Co'oke been broadcasting his "Letter From America" via the British Broadcasting Corp.?--D.L., Newark, NJ. A. Cooke hasn't missed a broadcast since he launched "Letter From America" in 1946. He became a U.S. citizen in 1941. Q. What did Barry Manihw, the new showbiz sensation, do before he wrote "Mandy"?--L lev/fan, Phi/ade/phia. A. Manilow, educated at The Juilliard School of Music, worked as a jingles writer for TV commercials, arranged music and produced records until he decided to become a performer himself. Q. Who would Henry Kissinger like to succeed him as Secretary of State?--George Majer, New York City. A. Kissinger believes that Nelson Rockefeller and Melvin Laird would make able Secretaries of State. RED SKEITON AND LATE WIFE GEORGIA Q. Georgia Skelton, the divorced wife of comedian Red Skelton, recently committed suicide. Was Georgia married to Groucho Marx before she married Skelton?--T.L., Rancho Mirage, Cal. A. The late Mrs. Skelton used to date Groucho in the 1940's before she married Skelton, but she was never married to Marx, now 85. Q. There's a story afloat that the Earl of Snowdon has quietly accepted $1 million for a first-person story of his breakup with Princess Margaret. When will the story appear and where?--S. S., Short Hills, NJ. A. The Earl of Snowdon has undoubtedly received many offers for his memoirs but to date has accepted none. SYLVIA KRISTEt Q. Sylvia Kristel, the young actress who starred in the "Emmanuelle" pictures, supposedly has the most kinky marriage of any actress in Europe. Can you reveal anything about it?--F.E.T., Cambridge, Mass. A. Sylvia Kristel is not married. She lives with a Belgian writer, Hugo Claus, 47, more than twice her age. Claus got to meet Sylvia through his wife, Ellie, 44, who felt that her husband needed a lover and recommended her friend Sylvia to fill the part. Sylvia moved in with Claus, and it was he who suggested- that she star in the two soft porno "Emmanuelle". films. She has since finished three more films, the last being "A Faithful Woman" for Roger Vadim. She has an infant son, Arthur, hopes to make at least one film in which she is not required to strip. Q. Does anyone happen to know whatever happened to film actress Lydia Clarke? She seems to have disappeared.r-G. Lewis, Two Rivers, Wis. A. Lydia Clarke was married to actor Charlton Heston in 1944, has been Mrs. Heston ever since. Q. Is it a /act that Woodrow Wilson and Thomas lefferson were the two best educated of all U.S. Presidents?--Mike Edwards. Bartlesville, Okla. A. Jefferson and Wilson were surely two of the best educated. Wilson was the only U.S. Presidenfwith a Ph.D. He earned it at Johns Hopkins in 1886. Q WAITER SCOTT 1976 THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER rviAGAZINE chairman of the board, ARTHUR H. MOTLEY president, LAMES McALUSTER editor, JESS GORKIN publisher, WARREN). REYNOtDS editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER managing editor, IAMB D. HEAD senior editors, HERIERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY art director. ANTHONY IA ROTONDA associate editors, JONATHAN BRAUN, LINDA GUTSIEIN, NOEl HUMPHREYS, PAM PROCTOR, JOHN G. ROGERS, ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, RORERT WALTERS, L H. 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