Vol.3 No.41 Oct.29, 1969 Grace Potts, Editor
The KeeNeR family is growing as we announce the arrival of Cristina Marie
into the home of salesman Jack Bailey and Mrs. Bailey on Thursday, October
23. And, on the same day, Jack Davidson became an "uncle" for the second
time when his daughter presented Master Christopher James to the family.
Congratulations from the rest of the KeeNeRites.
On Tuesday, October 28, from 9:00 to 12:00 noon, Paul Cannon spoke to three
classes at St. Ambrose High School on radio, advertising, and the media. He
said the three classes comprised about 40% of the total student body.
Mark Allen has been invited to be the station's representative at the United
Foundation's report luncheon on Thursday, October 30.
No more tickets are available for the upcoming WKNR sponsored Simon and
A number of new promotions are in the works. Two contests are running
simUltaneously and listeners who !end in a postcard with their name and
address will be eligible to receive tickets for either the opening
performance of the Ice Follies of 1970 at Olympia on Thursday, November 13,
or the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus opening performance at
Cobo Arena on Wednesday, November 12. 25 pairs of tickets will go to the
winners of each contest who will be selected from a random drawing.
Those of you who were around at the kickoff of WKNR will remember the
Halloween Spooktacular with ghost stories and weird music. Well, we're gonna
do it again on Friday with 18 hours of these two things plus
"Halloween-type" readings, horoscopes and a dozen other things that
represent Halloween. No music -- just wonderful Halloween things.
The Beatle story is still news. After it originally broke on Sunday, October
12, newspapers allover the country picked it up, it ran in Time Magazine,
Phil Nye appeared on Channel 50 with a brief account of the story, and Phil
also appeared via telephone on dozens of talk radio and television shows
across the country. Russ Gibb was interviewed on Detroit's station WJR three
times - with our call letters also mentioned. The wire services also covered
the story. The one hour documentary produced by John Small, Russ Gibb and
Dan Carlisle of WKNR-FM was carried on more than 50 stations.
Gibb flew to London over the weekend to get more facts on the story but at
this writing he has not been able to contact Paul McCartney who reportedly
is in Glasgow, Scotland and not available for interview.
Debbie Reakes will do volunteer work at Veterans Hospital during the
Christmas holiday period.
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, November 2, 1969 is "Charter Amendment
B: A Hospital's Problem". a discussion of the charter amendment appearing on
the Detroit ballot next week designed to improve Detroit's Receiving