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South Texas Community News, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 20, 1978 - File 021. 1978-04-20. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 18, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/2423/show/2418.

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Title South Texas Community News, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 20, 1978
Date April 20, 1978
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
Place
  • San Antonio, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
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  • Text
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM) Digital Archive
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Transcript *■■»* Page 20 Community News Music Hall, Rockettes given one-year reprieve NEW YORK (AP) — Il was Just after midnight — 36 Rockettes had turned in their sequined slippers and were preparing to move from chorus line to unemployment line. But there were no pumpkins. "We're in business," announced ballet captain Rosemary Novellino. "Radio City Music Hall has been saved." -'-- .■'.-. In eleventh-hour bargaining between Rockefeller Center Inc., owners of the 6,000-seat show- place, and the state's Urban Development Corp., New York state agreed to foot the bill for one year of operation. The art deco palace, which had been scheduled to Close after its final Easter show Wednesday night, has lost millions of dollars in recent years because of declining attendance. Rockefeller Center predicted the theater will be $3.5 million in tbe red this year. Under the agreement, Radio City Music Hall will be open today. The Easter show, featuring the high-kicking Rockettes, and tbe film "Crossed Swords," will run until a new stage show is readied. "It's a relief of tension," said Kita Bouroff, a music hall singer for six years. She stood quietly weeping after the agreement was announced at a party held for the Rockettes one floor below the famed Rainbow Room in the adjacent RCA Building. "We've been since January fighting against all odds. We stood out In the cold getting signatures on petitions. Everybody did everything together — cashiers, ushers, projectionists, they all pulled together." The terms of the agreement provide for Rockefeller Center to manage the facility during the next year. The state has allocated $500,000 to help cover operating costs during the interim period, and another $2 million in standby money. The state put up an additional $200,000 to fund a non-profit UDC subsidiary, to be headed by Lt. Gov. Mary Anne Krupsak, which will'study ways to provide revenue for the music hall. One proposal calls for a 20-story office tower to be built over the six-story theater. The interior of the world's largest stage. msic hail includes the Radio City Music Hall Rocbette Phyllis Wnjko yells with delight after announcement that a way had been found to keep Radio City Music Hall- open. Karen Quinlan aliv after 3 years in co Movie rights bought NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has paid $35 million for; the rights to show the Civil War saga "Gone With the Wind" 20 times in the next 20 years, - the largest fee ever paid for the television rights to a movie. 'Bedpan watch' fails Larceny charged CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Portsmouth man who has been unable to cough up or otherwise produce a stolen diamond ring he swallowed last week has been charged with grand larceny. A detective who had assumed that a "bedpan watch" would produce the ring in a few days grew weary of waiting for the evidence and served" the warrant Wednesday on David Abbott, 24. The ring was taken from a Churchland area apartment ear ly last week. Detective Jim Widdifield said tbat when he approached Abbott to question him last Wednesday, Abbott swallowed the $1,500 ring. X-rays taken at Chesapeake General Hospital disclosed the ring had lodged in Abbott's intes tinal tract, Widdifield said. Al bott has agreed to have add: tlonal X-rays made of his abdomen, and even undergo surgery if necessary, to remove the ring, Widdifield said. KAREN ANN QUINLAN ... still living . -*W4trM&&* Mom credited Lena Home says It's "a matter of geneology," that at age 80 she has been named one ef America's II most beautiful women. "My nether was a gnat beauty." Unemployment statistics Latest figures from the Bureau of tahor Statistics, show that among the 10 largest states in population Texas has the smallest percentage of unemployment. 4.7 percent of the total work force in March. New York had the highest unemployment rate, 8.3 percent. ERA proponents zero in on Illinois SPRINGFIELD, III. (AP) — Time is running out on the Equal Rights Amendment. With less than a year until the March 22, 1979. deadline for ratification, its supporters have zeroed in on Illinois with money, lobbyists ana volunteers to try tc win over the only major Northern holdout state — heeding signs that the proposed constitutional amendment to ban sex discrimination is foundering. 'Golden Years' Grate on Bette HOLLYWOOD (AP) — "Nuts to growing old," says actress Bette Davis, who turned 70 on Wednesday. "Don't you ever believe that life begins at 40 or that it's wonderful to be 70. I'd give anything to be 30 again. Every so often somebody asks me if I've „ had my face lifted. I always tell them, 'Would I look like this if I did?'" Miss Davis, who has spent 47 years in films, appeared In three films during the past year: Disney's "Return Prom Witch Mountain," the television film "Harvest Home" and the all-star Agatha Christie mystery "Death on the Nile," her 85th movie. About her everpresent cigarettes: "The only thing I worry about Is dying without a cigarette in my mouth. People have suggested that I give up smoking, to which I answer, 'Whatever for?'" ■.■.!•,«<*.<.■■-' " IP"1 '* fiMiii i '^tflsk. PS!! i v-^jI AP Lawptioto Betie Davis, shown In a 1977 photo, celebrated her 70th birthday Wednesday. 'It's just another birthday. A big one, I'll admit, but I don't believe in birthdays,' she said. Rob Reiner free of family LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Reiner, who recently left "All m the Family," stars in "Free Country," a comedy series for ABC. Reiner will play a dual role, as a young immigrant at the turn of the century and as the immigrant in his 80s. As the elderly immigrant he sets the stage and concludes each episode. Mayor cancels TV appearance CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Mayor Dennis J. Kucinich canceled a televised state-of-the-city address scheduled lor Thursday, saying he did not want to appear to be trying to influence a recall petition drive against him. The recall drive was set off by his dismisal of Police Chief Richard D. Hongisto and subsequent allegations of abuse of power. The mayor has apparently gotten into futhur trouble by calling the 33 City Council members "a bunch of buffoons."
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