Vol.2 No.44 Nov.13, 1968 Grace Potts, Editor
Paul Cannon reports that the ALSAC appreciation show for the teenage
marchers was a huge success - even without the appearance of Danny Thomas
who had to call it off because of an unexpected illness. Approximately 8000
were in attendance to enjoy the 12 acts which performed, which included Neil
Diamond, Bob Seger and the Parliaments.
Paul received a letter from
one of the teenagers in attendance which read, in part, "After seeing the
ALSAC show today, I know it has to be one of the greatest shows Detroit has
The next couple of items will make this 'newspaper' seem more like a
hospital report. John Small pulled a leg muscle and has been limping around.
Mr. Patterson's exercising over the weekend backfired on him and gave him a
charley horse. that's the reason for his unusual walk this week. and a
couple of others have been battling colds and the flu.
Sean Conrad's 2-year old daughter Robyn gave them a scare a couple of weeks
ago and they had to rush her to the hospital. They couldn't understand why
her knees were buckling under her and she couldn't stand up. Their fear was
that it might be a blood clot on the brain. It turns out that she had
swallowed five of her mother's nerve pills. She's OK now.
Ed Busch spoke before the drama club of Benedictine High School last Friday
on the Subject of careers in broadcasting.
We understand former KeeNeRite Gary Kolasa has enlisted in the Navy, leaving
Just to get you in the spirit of Christmas (before Thanksgiving:), this is
advance notice to all that the KeeNeR Christmas party will be held again
this year at the Dearborn Inn - Sunday afternoon, December 15. so now is the
time to go around and count all your kids so that when we pass around the
official notice and form to be returned, you can fill it out and return it
WKNR is sponsoring another show - this time it's the Jimi Hendrix Experience
which will take place Saturday, November 30, 8:30 PM, at Cobo Hall.
This past week the station acquired a mascot, (through the sympathy of an
'unknown' employee). It was a very appreciative cat, lapping up all the
goodies the employees handed out. Because it seemed like such a nice animal,
a brief announcement was made on the air that anyone who would like it could
have it. Within a very few minutes, a 14-year old girl said she would like
it and came to retrieve it Tuesday afternoon.
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, November 17, 1968 is "Masada and Other
Art Treasures" - a report on the Detroit Art Institute and historic