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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP largest Display Of DRAPERY MATERIALS In Western Canada * . 325 . 7th St. S. Ph. 327-4475 TELEVISION GUIDE Launderette #31 washers  17 dryers 3 Ave. ft 12 St. B S. (Open 24 his. every day) THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1973 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 10 TO FRIDAY, MARCH 16 Church roie is probed Many Canadians tend to think of foreign aid to under privileged countries largely m terms of handouts. Just as our technology-and way of life have become synonymous with success, our culture and its many advantages are difficult to resist. Church involvement in development is now generally accepted as a way to "live" the gospel. But how can tie affluent help the poor without offending dignity, without creating social and political tensions? In a unique venture in development education, CBC-TV's highly - acclaimod religious series, Man A'ive, in co-operation . with Re'tgwus TV Associates (RTA) of Toronto, will present a two-part color series dealing with the human element in development, starting Monday, March 12 at 10:30 p.m., on the CBC national network. The prograras are How Long Does It Take A Tree To Grow Here? a look at rural and urban development in the Philippines (on March 12), an No Way To Say No, a unique leadership training centre in West Irian, New Guinea (March 19). "The real issues behind these projects are very complex,' says Peter Fidmington, who directed the fUming. "They're political, social, cultural, economic. No definition of development' can do justice to them You can't coire at this from up top, you have to sneak under it and stait with the people themselves." Adds Des McCalmont, who organized and supervised the co-operative film project ''We've returned encouraged about the way in which the church and people are working together . . . new projects and techniques place a heavy demand for education upon those of us at home who are concerned about the task of the church. We urgently need to develop the kind of respect and trust borne only out of mutual concerns and informed understanding." Ratings up The audience for CBC television news, Tlte National edition at 11 p.m., has" increased by 12 per cent since November, 1972, show. Pony brings family together Sunday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m., CTV presents "The Red,Pony/' John Steinbeck's classic story of a farming family facing hard times and the son's love for a colt. (Above) Carl Tifliii, played by Henry Fonda, returns to the farm with the Red Pony, a surprise gift for his son. Ruth, portrayed by Maureen O'Hara, welcomes the pony realizing the effect it will have on Jody. The Red Pony brings the family closer together than ever before. Fonda stars in Steinbeck classic 'The Red Pony' premiere The Red Pony, John Steinbeck's classic story of a farming family facing hard times at the turn of the century, and the son's love for a colt, will receive its World Premiere on the CTV Network, Sunday March 11 at 7:30 pjtn. on Channel 13. The two hour special is being sponsored by MacMi'lan Bloedel, Canada's largest forest products company, which sponsored the record-breaking television series "The Six Wives of Henry VLTi," and such excellent productions as "Heidi," "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" ' MacMiuan Bleeder's latest venture "The Red Pony" will be seen in theatres after only two television performances, the first in Canada and the second in the United. States. This - heartwarming story stars some of America's greats, Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Jack Klam and Clint Howard. Henry Fonda portrays a rancher, Carl Tiffin, a taciturn, i enigmatic man who demands as much of himself as he does of his son Jody, (Clint (Howard). Henry Fonda is no stranger to television viewers, moviegoers or theatre fans. A veteran of 70 fi'ms and innumerable stage plays, be is one of the very true stars who can move effortlessly from stage to Bob Hope special Tuesday The pre-Lenten festivities of New Orleans' famous Mardi Gras will provide the gala setting for "The Bob Hope Special" to be telecast on the CTV Network, Tuesday, March 13 at 8 p.m. (This program was scheduled for last Tuesday but was cancelled at that time.) Among the guests to be featured are Phil Harris, Al Hirt and Pete Fountain. screen and back again. In "The Red Pony" as Carl, he is as strong as the steel shanks in the arches of his western boots. He's as practical as bis old herringbone suit vest, as proud as his classic stetson and as silent as the elk hide chamois of his stovepipe chaps. The chambray shirt and blue jean trousers are frayed a bit on the edges as is his temper once in a while. As a five-year-old Dublin beauty, Maureen O'Hara began singing and dancing in Irish Festivals. At 14, she won admission to the drama school operated by the Abbey The- Suicide social problem In 19T1, more than 2,600 Canadians committed suicide. These were the known cases - it is estimated there were between 15 and 30 per cent more unreported. Some 300 of the 2,600 suicides that year took place in Toronto. But the Canadian city with the highest suicide rate per capita in 1971 was Vancouver, with 150. On March 13 at 10 p jxl , CBC-TVs' Tuesday Night series presents a sensitive, revealing fi'm about this devastating, liltle-ta!ked-of social problem. "Stop For a Moment. . . And FesT the Pain" is the title of the black and white film documentary by Grabame Woods, who wrote, produced and directed it. It doss not dwell on statistics, but rather on the human suffering and waste of life. The Tuesday Night program looks at the subject of suicide in our society through the eyes of Dr. Paul Termansen, bead of the health sciences department. University of British Columbia, a psychiatrist who, in his work with attempted suicides and his extensive research on the subject, is considered by many ss the top expert on suicide in Canada. The film program also focuses on a young woman - an attractive 35-year-old who made an attempt on her own life, and who tells her own moving story. (A recent story in the national press quoted Statistics Canada figures to show that, in 1970, more than ore-quarter of the 2,413 persons who killed themselves in Canada were under age 36; the study pointed out that the suicide rate among the young is rising ''ominously.") Dr. Termansen talks about "the phenomenon of suicide" in terms of discernible behavior patterns that can help families and friends of prospective suicides to recognize the synqpUins be/ore it is too late. atre, and subsequently was a C_If *  _  j member of the famous Abbey [ kJCllS l1lltlfJU> hit at age 15 Repertory Company. Two years later came "Jamaica Inn" and Hollywood. As Ruth Tiffin in the "Red Pony," she ploys a very special lady, an attractively strong, feminine woman whose strength and hardness of muscles are cleverly concealed by a soft, round, womanly exterior. Paul Anka. host of NBC-TVs 'The Midnight Special," March 17, sold bis first, million records on bis initial hit, "Diana," when 1?3 was 15. To date, Paul has written over 350 tunes. RECORD OF THE WEEK SIMPSONS oears 'Flash Cadillac' and the Continental Kids EPIC RECORDS STORE HOURS: Open daily from 9:30 a.m. t� 5 30 p-m., Thai*, and Frl. until 9 p.m. Centre Village Man. Telephone 330-9231 ;