Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 126
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August 24, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 126

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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. Friends in Seattle tell me that John Ehrlichman, convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice in the Watergate scandal, . has sold his novel. Is it true? Can you provide any details?--Frank Lewis, Portland, Oreg. A. John Ehrlichman's novel, tentatively entitled "The Commissioner," has been accepted for publication by Simon Schuster. Ehrlichman's novel is disguised autobiography, deals with his White House years under Richard Nixon. Reportedly Ehrlichman received a $30,000 advance. Q. / understand that Susan Black, the 27-year-old daughter of Shirley Temple Black, our Ambassador to Ghana, plans to marry a man in Ghana. I would like to know if that man is black or white--F. K"., Roxfaury, Mass. A. Susan Black, daughter of Mrs. Black and her first husband, the late actor John Agar, is engaged to be s married in September to Roberto Falaschi, 33, first secretary at the Italian Embassy in Ghana. He is white. . Q. Is there honestly anyone in the present Administration in Washington who knows what is going on in foreign affairs, especially in Communist countries? Why is the White House sending reports to ex-President Nixon?--Ruth 5oward, Lenoir City, Jenn. A. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger allegedly knows what is going on in Communist countries. Reports » are sent to Nixon as a courtesy. Q. Who is or was Tina Modotti? My reco//ection is that she was Ben/to Mussolini's No. 1 mistress. Correct?--N. W. Abbott, Evanston, ///. A. Tina Modotti was born in Italy in 1896, but she never knew Mussolini. She emigrated to San Francisco in 1914, became a Hollywood starlet in the 1920's during which she met the great photographer, Edward Weston. She became his mistress, and he encouraged her to study photography. She did ,and became an innovative photographer. Later, she was also one of the leading Communists in Mexico, used by Moscow during the Spanish Civil War. Q. It is difficult for me to believe that William Ruck- elshaus, former chief of the Environmental Protection Agency and the "Mr. Clean" of the Nixon Administration, is defending a company that manufactures polyvinyl chloride, a substance that causes cancer. Is that true?--T. Milch, Indianapolis, Ind. A. William Ruckelshaus is a lawyer. One of his clients is the Society of the Plastics Industry. Some of its members produce polyvinyl chloride. They are entitled to the best legal advice they can get, and Ruckelshaus and his law partners are entitled to make a living. Q. What is this about Marcello Mastroianni and Ursula Andress? Aren't they the hottest new love pair in Rome? And what does Signora Mastroianni have to say about all of her husband's affairs?--George Santini, New Rochelle, N.Y. A. Ursula Andress, 38, and Marcello Mastroianni, 50, have discovered each other. Although screen star Mastroianni has discovered countless other beauties, .among them Faye.Dunaway and Catherine Deneuve, he remains married to Flora, his wife of 25 years. Flora lives in a beautiful villa outside Rome, where she tolerantly regards her husband as a wayward, immature, insecure man. She is waiting for him to grow "P- Q. Who are the Hollywood plastic surgeons who remake the faces of such stars as /ohn Wayne, Bill Ho/den, Julie Andrews, Cher Bono, Phyllis Diller, and others?--Nancy Klein, Philadelphia. A. Drs. Frank Ashley, John Williams, Robert Franklyn, and Kurt Wagner are just a few who have worked on film stars. Of late several actresses, to avoid local publicity and gossip, have been patronizing Dr. Ivo Patinguy of Rio de Janeiro, who specializes in shaping bottoms. URSULA ANDRESS AND MARCELLO MASTROIANNI JULIE CHER PHYLLIS Q. Le/and Hayward, the late Hollywood agent and Broadway producer--is it true that at the same time, in his hectic career he was married to Katharine Hepburn in New York and Margaret Sullavan in Hollywood?--Leonora Haines, Los Angeles. A. Hayward was in love with both actresses, who were his clients, and he was in love with them simultaneously. He arranged for Miss Hepburn to work in New York and Miss Sullavan to work in Hollywood so as to avoid their confronting each other, but Hayward was never married to Katharine Hepburn. He was, however, to the late Margaret Sullavan. Q. Has any British reigning monarch ever visited the United States?--Carl Stich, Seattle, Wash. A. King George VI visited President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939, just when World War II was about to begin. King George Vl's daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, and her husband, Prince Philip, visited this country in October, 1957, and they are scheduled to be here again from July 7 to July 11,1976, to attend the national Bicentennial. THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE chairman of the board, ARTHUR H. MOTLEY president, J AMES McAUISTER editor, (ESS GORKI N publisher. WARREN |. REYNOLDS editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER senior editors, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY art director, ANTHONY IA ROTONDA associate editors, JONATHAN MAUN, MARY ANN CAVIIN, UNDA GUTSTEIN, NOEL HUMPHREYS, PAM PROCTOR, JOHN G. ROGERS, ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, ROBERT WALTERS assistant art director, ROBERT 1. PETERSON art associates, CANDICE CULHERT, Al TROIANI assistant to the editor, MARION LONG editorial assistants, DORIS SCHORTMAN, BEIE WILLOUGHBY home economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR fashion, VIRGINIA POPE cartoon editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington, bureau chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTHAL, OPAL GINN west coast bureau, CHARLES PETERSON europe, CONNECTICUT WALKER australia, PATRICIA ANGLY © 1975, Parade Publications, Inc, 733 Thirid 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*; Mara Reg. AUGUST 24,1975 Please address editorial contributions to: Articles, Parade,733 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017. Although reasonable care will be taken, Parade is not responsible for unsolicited material.

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