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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                KCRG-TY Switches to New Tower At 7 a.m. Friday Hack Tranmcr, a member of the engineering staff since KCRG antenna and parallel transmitter were completed after the station signed off the air radio was built in 1947, threw the switch activating the facilities at KCRG-TV's new 2.- Thursday night. The tower will provide television service in a square mile area 000-foot tower north of Walker, just off highway Necessary testing of TV-fl's tower. GozeMc Photo bv John Wlclv Shooting Suspect Fred L. Keeling, 311. cenler. was returned to the Scdgwick county courthouse in Wichita Thursday after he allegedly killed a sheriff's detective and wounded three other persons in an escape attempt. Escorting the prisoner were Sheriff Johnnie Darr, left, and an un- identified detective. Keeling had buL-ii under questioning on an armed robbery charge and was being returned to jail when he broke away and escaped for throe hours. Anti-Thieu UP! Tolcpholo Police wearing riot gear moved in lo halt some of (he demonstrators who attempted to puss bar- ricades (luring a seven-hour fight at a suburban church in Saigon Thurday in which sticks and stones were hurled at police. The demonstrators were part of a crowd of some Roman Catholics demanding (he resignation of President Nguyen Van Thieu. At leas! policemen and (ill demonstralors were report- ed injured. AP Wlreohoto Pacific Test The department of defense released these pictures in Washington Thursday of Usts for developing mobile options for missile launchings. At left, a Minuteman I intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a C5 transport plane off Cali- fornia Oct. 24 falls in an upright J, position under parachutes. At center il is fired at about 8 0011 feet and at right it falls into the Pacific ocean. Concerned Secretary Speaking to the National Press club in Washington Thursday, Treasury Secretary William Simon indicated grow- ing administration concern over the gap between farm and retail prices. Simon said top economic officials are determined not to allow "unjust enrichment" of any segment of the oconomv Women's Liberation Is All Right, But Not On Televised Football By Art Bucimald WASHINGTON' As everyone knows. I have always been in the forefront of the fight for women's liberation. My body is scarred from battling on the picket lines at the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City and the Miss Universe contest in Miami. As we say in the lib movement, "I've paid my dues." Therefore, I believe I can deal with Hie following subject with complete objectivity. What on God's green Astroturf is a woman doing acting as a sports commentator dur- ing a professional football game? Last week I turned on (he Hedskin- Crianl game, leaned back in my chair with a beer in my hand and a bowl of potato chips u( my feet. Suddenly I heard this strange voice on the air. II sounded exactly like a woman's. My first thought was that CBS" Pat Summerall had had a serious operation. BUCHWALD Then I decided that the sound on my set had gone awry. But a few seconds later a very pretty brunette came on the screen who was introduced as ,lane Chastain. and Summerall said she was going lo do (lie color for the game. No Shame I sat straight up in my seal. A woman doing color on TV Didn't CBS have any shame at all? How could a multihilliim-dollar network invade the homes of DO million beer-drinking, potato chip-ealing, red- blooded American football fans wilh Hie voice of a girl? Let us make no mistake about (his. Football watching is (he last refuge of the Male Chauvinist I'ig. We invented (he game: we play it every Sunday and Monday and Wednes- day and Thursday and Friday and Saturday (see your local paper for TV It is our thing. If I were lo conjecture why CBS made (his decision I would have to guess Hint by assigning a woman annonncor'h, a IV football game (hey were trying lo altracl a larger IV- male audience. They were hoping to win over the wives or 'is Miry are called, "widows" of (he ends staring dumbly at their lubes. No Let me make myself perfectly clear. 1 have no olii-clloii lo women being airline pilots, truck, drivers, senalors and even President of the United Slates. They're entilled They can be doctors, lawyers, aulomoblle mechanics nol- icemcn, firemen and Indian chiefs. They own banks be ihovwant tmKU" if The only place they donM belong is on a TV sporlscasl w know lllis will be   

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