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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Television Today Ily Jay Sharbult ABC Close-Up School Issues Aired By Board Candidates Magistrate Court By Tom Kruchling .NEW VOHK i.AI') Von may be a bit pooped at tire end of the I.aliar day v.eek end. but take a look Monday night nt AHC News' "Clo.se- I'p" which dwells on the pro- grams the three networks offer viewers every night of the year. The hour-lung show, cover- ing only entertainment pro- grams, studies how and why they're aired, and the effect ratings, advertisers, various critics and the much- publicized annual senate hear ings run by Sen. John Pasture iD-R.I.) have on the direction these shows take. Called "Prime Time TV: The Decision it's a fair over-all look at a much- belabored subject. It's worth watching if only to leani more about various pressures shap- ing the networks' evening schedules. Alas, it is as hard-hitting as a wet noodle. No startling, revelations emerge, the pesky issue of reruns never is raised and the show's explanation of the con- troversial A. C. Nielsen rat- igs system the heart of television life is skimpier than the string bikini. The biggest gripe have about the show is that virtual- ly all of it centers on the New York establishment, with well- known worthies here emitting the same criticism or words of defense they've made to print reporters for years. The hinterlands, as some call any place ouside Manhat- tan, are barely represented. The general managers of stations WFAA in Dallas and WZZM in Grand Rapids, Mich., check in, as do Richard Shull and Anthony LaCamera, TV critics for the Indianapolis News and the Boston Herald American. But. that's, it.. And. no average viewers are given a say. which easily could have and ILsU-ii to complaints been worked in had AHC rx- I ol lllc' mm' eandidates cised from the show what !for .lhrt'e scals the jstaleim-nls and angered aucli- the tcath- cannot educate if we have lust 'ing of basic skills." No Negotiation With Kidnapers GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) The government said Thursday that it will not negoti- ate with the kidnapers of the 83- year-old father-in-law of Mex- ico's president because it "does not make deals .with criminals." Television Listings 7-KWWl-TV, Waterloo Cedar Rapids 2-WMT-TV, Cedar Rapids 3-KTVO, Oltumwo 4-WHBF-TV, Rock Island 6-WOC-TV, Davenport 8-WKBT, La Crosse 10-KROC-TV, Rochester 1 2-KIIN-TV, Iowa City Des Maine! Dubuque Friday Night Weather. Spts. 9-Eyewitness News News Weother, Spls. <-News, Weather, Spts. O'clock Edition News, Spis.. Weoihcl 10-News, Weather, Spts Weother Eyewitness News 7-Hce How Griffith 5-To Tell Trulh Is Right Wild West Souares 8-Your Hit Pornde Troll Be Announced Haw Music -Lawrence Welk Santord and Son Washington Week Bunch Man Times Million Dollar Times 6-Brian Keith Brian Keitn Street Week 13-Brian Keith Six Million Dolllor Mon "Little House On the Prairie" 2-Foolooll- Steelers-Redsklns 4-Foolboll- Steelers-Redsklns 6-NBC Movle- "Llttle House Oh the Prairie" 10- NBC Moyle- "Llttle Housi On the Pralr Couple Tomn 7- News, Weather, Spts. 9- -Eyewitness News 3- News, Weather, Sals. ews, eaer, a O'Clock Edition 10- News, Weath Spti. Tonloht 3-Wide World of Entertainment Tonlohl 10-Toplohl Films 13- Tonloht World nf Entertainment 7" Action '-Npwj, Wfjolhcr, Sn'i. 6- Mews, Sou., Weolher 7-MldnIohl Soeelol "Mystery ot Edwin Drood" Soeclal 10-MldnloM Soeclol 13-Mldnlght Special Concrt 2-Lost Word Country Music Saturday Morning Semester Semester 8-tnnv Bu-ar Bunrh Bunny Bear Bunch 6-LldsvUle Bear Bunch 10-Lldsvllle Bunny Addams Fcmlly Gang 2-Sobrlna Yogi's Gong 4-Sobrlna Family 8-Sabrlna Family Family Ganp Friends Super Friends High High 10-Inch High 13-Inch High Slgmund Martians 4- Favorite Martians Slgmund Martians Sigmund lililo labor Mon. (lay, Labor day, as inos: busin- esses and offices will shut down for the holiday. Harold Ewoldt. general man- ager of tin- Chamhei- of Com- that bu! somr sprvk-i-conwled retail cs- jority of plants the area have rabiMim.-nts will be closed. And. he added, the vast ma- 'Iv day off wrifeii into the con- i-i'v. county, slate and fed- 'Hi'ic-s will close Monday. Th -i" Lc no (jarbage col- schedule bx.k one day. There 1 n pickup the Sat- Labor day. will s- f r ibi. season Monday Cny bui-c.--. including KEATS r.-iiispsr for the elderly, r.'.ii' not run. Th.'.M-e will be no delivery of city or rui-iil mail, other than special delivery. Post office window service, will not be pro- vided, although the lock box lobby in the main office will be open from a.m. Mai) collection pickups will be made only at boxes designated with one or two stars. to achieve though blacks "are. a very small minority" in Cedar Rapids. department proposals for some draft dodgers subject lo Donahue, in his introductory statement, said, "I have no complaint with the school elementaryj011 [he board as that of being a "20-belwee.n" for both school About" 100 people attended law and defense de positionimeeting [partment recommendations for board I think have a fine system." A real estate broker, he too complained that "there is not enough discipline in the schools. Any institution functions better with restrictions." He considers lack of adequate funding for schools and public apathy as standing in the way of cerned with expanding the pilot u.i: __..i_, Ipr0grams in reading and math, administration and the public. Speaking of what he terms in- adequate funding by the state, Barber commented that "we can't change it here we've got to have people in DCS Moines who will do it." Donahue read a statement from Lipsky, in which the board president outlined a three-point platform. He said he was primarily con- what he believes could be an even belter system. Investigative Member Mrs. Kucera, a substitute teacher for 10 years in Cedar Rapids secondary schools, prom- ised to be an "investigative school board member" if elect- ed. She said she favored allowing students to "learn at their own adding that there exists a wide difference in the capa- bilities of students. She said an individualized approach to edu- cation would result in a "level- ing process." Mrs. Kucera also called for increased coordination among all grades in the school system and obtaining "the greatest re- turn on the educational tax dol- lar." Ledford, a black, told the au- dience he was seeking election "to create a seat for those who are not heard and for those who, when they shout, are not understood." j No Ax To Grind j A retail manager of a local! store, Ledford said he had ''no ax lo grind." that he had "re- spect and praise for the institu- tion." "I want lo help plan for an even better school he commented. He also spoke in favor of "a working relationship between the schools and outside suppor- tive agencies." Olson complained that "Cedar Rapids needs a more responsive school board." He said Here should be more citizen input info school programs. "The most important he noted, "is that we must have communication with the com- munity. We should go forward with getting drop-outs back in school and with overcoming public apathy. "My hope is to continue to play a part in. Dona- hue quoted Lipsky. Not "Top Heavy" In response to a question. Barber denied that the Cedar Rapids system is "top heavy" with administrative personnel. standards, he local system is Alienation Suit Filed in Linn Paul W. Haskcll, Springville, has filed an alienation of affec- tion suit against Richard Mercer in Linn district court. Haskell contends in his peti- tion -that Mercer acquired "un- due and improper" influence over his wife, Carol, during late 1972 and 1973. He further said his wife was induced to leave him and marry Mercer. He is asking actua damages of and punitive j damages of about deserters under military jurisdiction. B y national claime., the average. Mrs. Kucera commented that! There will be NO Labor Day Breakfast Sun. 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I'M LEAVING IT (ALL) UP TO YOU i 7. TAKIN1 CARE Or BUSINESS 18. RUB IT IN 19. HANG ON IN THERE BABY 20. ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT 21. SUGAR BABY LOVE 22. ROCK YOUR BABY 23. CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE 24. WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE 25. WOMBLING SUMMER PARTY 26. I LOVE MY FRIEND 27. SUMMER GIRL 28. AMERICA i9. TIN MAN 30. IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD August 30, 1974 Paul Anka 1 Eric Clapton 4 Rufus 10 The Guess Who 5 Olivia Newton-John 6 Paper Lace 2 Brownsville Station 7 Andy Kim 3 Billy Preston 15 Golden Earring 1 1 Dave Loggins 17 The Stylistics 1 3 Lynyrd Skynyrd 1 8 Jim Stafford 8 Elton John 12 Don 6V Marie Osmond 14 Bachman-Turner Overdrive 9 Billy "Crash" Craddock 19 Johnny Bristol 20 Cat Stevens 24 The Rubettes 16 George McCrae 21 Barry White 30 Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods 25 The Wombles 26 Charlie Rich HB Craig Ruhnke HB David Essex HB America HB Morie Osmond 29 HIT-BOUND LIFE IS A ROCK (BUT THE RADIO ROLLED ME) SECOND AVENUE FREE MAN IN PARIS HAVE A NICE DAY Reunion Garfunkel Joni Mitchell Family, Friends Neighbors Rocordi llstnd on the KCRG RADIO 1600 "Super 30" aro jeloctod by KCRG nftar evaluating and comlderlng record falei, Ilitenor requests and the itatlon'i own opinion of their audience appeal. Sele or reiale of thli survey li prohibited. 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