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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Television Today liy Jny Sharhutt Dan Rather's Nixon Book NEW Y011K (AP) "The Palace a tart, lively book about the Nixon White House, isn't exactly the kind of scholarly work !a liislory professor might write. Per- sonal opinions abound, fine print footnotes don't. The tone is in Ihe classic feisty manner of the Texas Observer. But the '1'exan who co-authored it insists it wasn't written in that spirit. "I like to Hunk it's written in ils own laughed Dan Rather, the hard-nosed CBS -correspondent the net- work transferred from the White House beat to "CBS Re- porls" after Nixon resigned as President in August. "It's as close to the truth as we could jnake it without cutting the truth, that is, wa- tering it down what we attempted to 'say was, 'Here it is as best 1 could make it out.' Rather's collaborator was Gary Paul Gales, (a CBS newswriter. Since CBS bars leaves of absence, Rather said, Gates quit CBS to work full time bn Ihe project for six months, then was rehired by the network. Some of the book's observa- tions are funny, such as its portrait of economic adviser Arthur Burns: "His ample thatch W pewter-gray hair was precisely parted down the mid- dle, as though to indulge the slightest deviation might make him look raffish." But some asides are acid, to wit, tlie end of a report on how strong-willed H. R. Halde- man, bested in a face-to-face dispute with strong-willed John Connally, later became a big booster of Connally for the vice-presidency in '1972: "In the 'classic bully pat- tern, Haldeman was the first to knuckle under when faced with a true show of strength." Might not such remarks, many of them aimed at Halde- man, cause teomc readers lo say, ah-hah, Rather really was out to get those folks? "Well, they'll just have lo jump up and lie re- plied. "For example, what is painted in the book is not on- ly the Haldeman I know but the llaldeniiin I think an awful lot of While House 'people knew. I wouldn't question for la moment that if Haldeman read Iho book he might very well say lo himself, or some- one else, 'There's nobody in that book that I recognize.' Rather said tlie book was begun in 1972 and handed to the publisher last June after two missed deadlines, both mainly caused by the long hours he spent covering changing Watergate develop- ments for CBS. He's gotten no flak from CBS officials about the book, nor have they barred him from appearing bn TV shows to discuss it, he said. But was it a factor in his transfer from tlie White House beat he'd 'covered more than eight years? he said. "It was to- tally unrelated, and I'm glad you asked. The decision was made before anybody at CBS had read the book. They're very good about Such things. I "What they say is, 'Listen, if you want to write a book, do it. We'd like to taiow about it, what the book subject that sort of thing. But our people are free to do that. "Now, obviously you have to live with the book. But they've I been awfully good about the whole thing. iNbbody even asked to read the book before it tame out." Economy Delays President's Pool WASHINGTON (AP) 1- Plans to build a new While House swimming pool for President Ford have been temporarily sidetracked because of tlie na- tion's economic problems, c a White House spokesman said Thursday. "The President asked I the American people to tighten their belts and avoid unnecesary ex- penditures and it doesn't seem the proper time to ask people to contribute lo a swimming said Press Secretary Ron Nessen.l Tlie White House had gone along with plans for a pool thai would have cost an estimatcc to be raised by a public fund-raising drive. Greeks To Protest Trip By Kissinger ATIIKNS (Al') University iludc'iits and other llrccks siiy they will take to the .streets in protest if Secretary of State Kissinger conies :to Athens as planned to mediate the Cyprus dispute. "We'll never Jet him make it into one student leader said Thursday. "The demonstrations .will surge be- tween downtown Athens nnd the airport." Student leaders in Salonica, the northern Greece home town of Premier Constantino Cara- manlis, said they will join their Athens colleagues if Kissinger comes. Other Athenians expressed si- milar sentiments. One shop- keeper said: "We'll give him a reception he'll never forget." Two men sipping coffee in a popular sidewalk cafe j were talking about the American diplomat. 'I'll be the first one to demonstale against him when one said as he looked at a newspaper report that Kissinger plans to call on Greek leaders late next month. No dale has been set, but Kis- singer is expected to come here after Nov. 17, when Greece holds its first general elections in almost 11 years. He will confer ,with the post- election foreign minister, and there is no guarantee that he will have a friendly recep- tion. The former foreign, min- ister, George Mavros, pub- licly has rejected Kissinger as a Inediator. Many Greeks believe the U.S. leaned heavily towards Turkey and made no visible attempt to stop Turkish forces from invad- ing the Mediterranean island July 20. President Ford's veto of con- gress' attempts to cut off arms shipments to Turkey for using U.S. arms in the invasion has not improved the altitude of the Greeks towards Washington. WASHINGTON (AIJ) A wo-ycar study says the energy crisis fun be beakm by y.l-out conservation instead of all-out 'ucl production, avoiding the need to slrip-rninc the West or o drill for oil off Atlantic reaches. The report, issued Thursday >y tlie Kord Foundation's En- ergy Policy Project, sharply challenged the present govern- SEC Charges 9 In Collapse of Franklin Bank NEW YORK (AP) The Se- curities and Exchange Commis- sion has filed stock, fraud charges against nine former of- icers, directors and employes of Franklin New York Corp., (he >arent company of the insolvent ?raklin National Bank. Franklin National's failure was he largest bank collapse in the nation's history. The civil suit was brought Thursday in U.S. district court here following a five-month in- vestigation. Franklin New York filed a Bankruptcy petition Wednesday in the same court. The bank was declared insolvent on Oct. and the Federal Deposit Insur- ance Corp. was appointed re- ceiver. The SEC basically charged .hat false information had 'been issued both to the public and the commission. Television Listings Cedar Rapids Coder Rapid! Walcrloo Ottawa Wand Davcnpoil La Crosso Rochosler Iowa City Friday Night -Eyewitness News -Aclltm New, -News, Weather, Spts. -News, Weather, SPts. -Action News -6 O'clock Edition -News, Sots., Woollier -New Hollywood Squares 2-To Tell Truth How 3-Prlce Is Right Make a Deal Hollywood Sauares Hunt Haw Movie "Guns of Neworone' Plnnct of Apes Movie "Guns of Navarone" of Apes and Son of ARCS and Son 12-Washinoton VVccK Wilson Wilson Wilson Street Week 2-CBS "Per do Lance" 4-CBS Movie- "Per (Jc Lance" "Per Lance" Theater Files Rocv.ford Flics Files U-Rockford Piles and Sc; Mews News Wcnthcr, .snl5. 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"Mold tlitit Ghosl" 7_pnrter Woqoner' World of Spls, Wild1 West fl -NflMWIIIt! MuilC Alooro Iowa Cattlemen's Vice-President Raps Slaughter AMES (UPI) The executive vice-president of Ihe Iowa Cat Demon's Assn. this week criti :ized what he termed the 'wasteful" slaughter of calves in Wisconsin. Saying fhc association does not support Tuesday's action Larry Kallen said, "Nothing pns Hive can be gained by the wasteful slaughter of I calves. Farmers in Iowa, along with many cily people, have been dismayed and angered over ?uch unreasonable action." Farmers from the Curtiss and Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., areas killed more than 670 calves and dumped them into pils in 'a. pro- test of economic problems fac- ing farmers. Kallem said cattlemen and other farmers have justification to consider "drastic but added that most should be able to tell Ihe difference be- tween something that could help and a move that could cause further damage. Nnr. Nrwi -CHS -NKC -Lleclrlc Company Philippine Sugar Price Increase By Associated Tress The Philippines a n n o u need Friday that it hiked sugar prices it percent, and tone Manila su- permarket sold out ils sugar supply in less than 30 minutes. At the same time, sugar pric- es reached a record a Inn in trading on the London Terminal Market. One dcalei said prices could go even higher when the Common Market am possibly Ihe U. S. sUirl buying on the free market. The Philippines is one of the world's leading cane sugar pro- ducers wilh an estimated of two and a-half million tons. K usually exports a million and a half lo Ihe U. S. Manila liousewives went inlo mild panic linying following (he announcement ihal (ho Philip- pine Price Control Council in- creased Ihe ceiling price of do- mestic sugar In encourage pro- duction. 'lie council Thursday hiked! the price from io for l.'l.'l pounds of sugar but saved Hie announcement for Friday. Report Urges Conservation, Strip Mining, Offshore Drilling The Od.-ir Kaplils Oaicltc: Fri., Orlolirr 18, mcnt inclination toward energy This could be done by more development. It was altuekediefficinnt use of energy, it saiil. i mmcdialcly hy the oil industry, j Kvcn ;i( the lower growth 'I'lii! American Petroleum S. energy supply in stilule said reliance on energy i would have to increase 211 per-' conservation would be a reck-'cent above last year's level, the! ess gamble. The president of report said. Mobil Oil Corp. called it "a? But it added that lower' 'ormula for perpetual coinomic'ijruwlh "will make unnecessary stagnation iaddilional developments which However, the report antici- Calls for Bank Condition Data WASH 1 NC, i AIM-'all national banks as of the Complroll.T of James h. Sinilh I'nday issued a] Defendant's Son Seriously Burned GLEN ECHO, Md. (UPf) The 9-ycar-old son of Water- ;ate cover-up defendant Kcn- nelli Parkinson was seriously Durned Thursday trying to set a turtle on fire, police reported. Hospital officials said Friday that, Philip Parkinson was in fair condition suffering from neck burns and a head cut. Police said Philip; his brother, Jeff, 12, and two friends had soaked a turtle in gasoline and were attempting to set it afire when the gasoline in the can exploded. BOB BROOKS and GUS SCHRADER threaten serious onvironinenta damage or increased oil imports which po.se foreign policy con- cerns." Tlie report said energy cuts need not le.'id to economic slag- It claimed the nation could a t e d and rejected such charges. Halve Growth It urged cutting the growth of U. S. energy consump- .ion in half, from the historic of percent to about 2-pcrecnt a [energy growth beyond1198.5 with-; out harming standards of living. "We can level off energy con-! sumption and continue an! economy in which consumer] well-being continues lo im prove." it said. A major government study of energy policy is due for delivery i in early November. Hut federal Would Vote for Rocky Right Now NEW YORK (AP) Chair- man Cannon (D-Nev.) of the senate rules committee said Friday he would vote to confirm Nelson A. Rockefeller as vice- president if the vote were laken ow. "But that certainly is a judg- ment that could vary, based on what I learn in the next two Cannon said on NBC's "Today" show. agencies already are deep prcpnralions lo kia.se areas off IOWA tltCTRIC LIGHT AND I'OWER CO. AND COLLINS EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION PM-NGSKIN PREDICTIONS BOHEMIAN SAVINGS .1. LOAN ASSM FORD'S SHOES Suit Filed Against Matson Truck Line The Goodyear Tire and Rub- ber Co. of Akron, Ohio, has filed suit in Cedar Rapids federal court against Malson Truck Line, Inc., of Cedar Rapids, claiming the trucking firm owes in tmpaid debts. Goodyear, in its complaint, slated that as of April 25, 1973. Matson owed The figure (he company is asking includes interest since that date. British Price Jump LONDON (AP) Retail prices jumped 1.1 percent last month to reach July's record inflation level and trigger an- other pay increase for over 10 million workers, the British gov- ernment announced Friday. 'atVaienta'sTV for 100% solid-state Sylvania portable color model CA4111 lias' personal size 13" diagonal Chroma-Lino'1' picture tube, AFC push button fine tuning, and is available in your choice o-f-beigo or yellow cabinet of high impact plastic. with trade- Come in and pick iip a great Buy. NOW. VALERIA'S TV and RADIO ENTERTAINMENT CENTER. Open Nights by Appointment Phone 3S2-5179 Plenty of Free Parking for you. Honesf Service Fair Prfco if's our mark of progress? iADIO 1734 B Ave. can coasl.s for pelroleum drill-1 ng, lo strip-mine coal and oil shale in the West, and lo speed development and construction of alomic power plants. "Troublesome" The report described these en- ergy sources as charging they present serious environmental and safety prob- ems. It said the nation could meet :ls needs without them, partly )y present sources and parlly through con- servation. It said the major conscrvalion measures should be: Alandatory standards for au- tomobile fuel economy. Federal loans lo homeowners and small businessmen for insu- lation and other fuel-saving im- provements. Revised electricity rates eli- minating discounts for heavy users. Channeling more federal re- search funds, now almost en lircly devoted lo energy produc- tion, inlo energy conscrvalion. HALF-TIME SHOW FIRST AVENUE PLYMOUTH INC WRAP-UP SHOW ILTEN'S, INC. LIFE (for Menially Itclarded, Aged, Youth, Unborn) Respect Life Film produced by four Catholic Uioccses ot Iowa Narrated by Senator Harold Hughes WMT-TV SUNDAY, OCT. 20, 940 A.M. One of the most spectacular adventures ever filmed! Starring Gregory Peck, David Niven and Anthony Quinn. October 18, 1974 1. 2. 3. A. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. M. 15. 16. '17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. '23. 2-1. LIFE IS A ROCK HONEY HONEY LOVE ME FOR A REASON I HONESTLY LOVE YOU YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YtT SWEET HOME ALABAMA BACK HOME AGAIN TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD CAN'T GET ENOUGH I CAN HELP SECOND AVENUE JAZZMAN TIN MAN PENCIL THIN MUSTACHE WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES RIDE'EM COWBOY STRAIGHT SHOOTIN' WOMAN EVERLASTING LOVE CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN PROMISED LAND WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT WISHING YOU WERE HERE ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT (YOU'RE) HAVING MY BABY LONGfELLOW SERENADE CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE I'VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME ROCK MF. GENTLY Reunion 2 Abba 3 The Osmonds 1 Olivia Newlon-John 5 Bachman-Turner Overdrive 1 2- Lynyrd Skynyrd 4 Jobn Denver 7 Rufus 6 Bad Company 10 Billy Swon 29 Garfunkel 11 Carolu Kinn 9 America 8 Jimmy Buffclt HB- The Throe Degrees 21 Davis -1 7 Paul Davis 25 Stoppenwolf 15 Carl Carllon 2't The Guess Who Elvis Presley HB John Lennon HB Chicaqo HB Cat Stevens 19 Paul Ankci 1 3 Neti Diamond 30 Bairy While 23 Gino Vanelli HB The Kiki Dee Band HB. Andy Kim 22 ARIIRTMEGOLDRUSII ROCKIN' SOUL HtAVY I-AILIN' GUI NOBODY IVolurJo The Huos Corparalion I hi; Stylistics The Doobic! Brollicrs S3 IT rtK Ititcc! on l'io KCRG RADIO 1400 "Super 00" ore Ity KCRG cflor cvntunting nnH coinitlcfiiit) record snlrs, litfonir ami tfm ttation'i own opinicm of Itioir atnlier.cn oppnot. Snlo or invnlo of this -lurvry prnhittitnil   

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