Week of April 1, 1970
President Nixon accuses Senate opponents of Supreme Court nominee G.
Harold Carswell of trying to usurp his constitutional power to appoint members of
the Supreme Court.
Historic precedent as President Nixon and Lyndon Johnson worship together in
the White House. They heard John Cardinal Krol, Roman Catholic archbishop of
Philadelphia attack crime and communism.
President Nixon asks Congress for an unprecedented 4-cent increase in the
price of a first-class stamp - to 10 cents.
Capital Protest as demonstrators in a “March for Victory” walk down
Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington to protest President Nixon’s “no-win” policy in
Vietnam. The even was organized by the fundamentalist radio preacher Dr. Carl
McIntire.
With a Japanese official and three crewmen as hostages, nine hijackers finally
reach the North Korean capital pf Pyonyang in the Japan Air Lines Boeing 727
jetliner they hijacked.
The new Cambodian government releases 485 political prisoners jailed during
the regime of prince Norodom Sihanouk. The prisoners were acclaimed as
martyred victims of the deposed chief of state.
Vietnam - Brig. Gen. William Bond is shot and killed in a new outbreak of fighting
after the enemy shelled more than 100 military bases and towns overnight in the
heaviest attacks since last August.
After taking a survey, the National Education Assn. issues a report saying that
desegregation has been accompanied by widespread demotion of black
educators and humiliation of black teachers and students
Passing - Dr. Sam Shepard (46) - a former
osteopath convicted in a controversial trial of the
slaying of his first wife and then acquitted after
nearly 10 years in prison.
Bent Larson of Denmark defeats world chess
champ Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union. It was a
match between 10 soviet grandmasters and an
equal number from the rest of the world, played in
Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

Week of April 1, 1970
In California - Four ChiP’s officers are slain The four patrolmen were killed when
they stopped a car whose two occupants reportedly had brandished guns at
another motorist on Interstate 5, near Gorman (not far from Los Angeles) after a
minor traffic accident. One of the two gunmen committed suicide after deputies
stormed a house where he had barricaded himself for almost six hours. The
second suspect was captured while fleeing in a stolen truck.
President Nixon signs legislation
making those responsible for oil spills
liable for cleanup costs which can total
millions of dollars.
Ronald Lee Miller - a former intelligence
agent of the IRS is indicted for
kidnapping Kenneth John Young, now
14, back in April of 1967. None of the
$250,000 ransom money has been
recovered.
The body of kidnapped West German
Ambassador Count Karl von Spreti is
found on the outskirts of Guatemala City.
He had been killed by the left-wing
revolutionary group that kidnapped him
last week and demanded the release of
25 political prisoners and 4700,000
dollars for his return.
With guests from international jet set,
golfers, and celebrities, President and
Mrs. Nixon host one of their most
glamorous parties for the Duke and
Duchess of Windsor. Seen - Billy
Casper, Arnold Palmer, Charles
Lindbergh, Frank Borman, Fred Astaire
and others.
In A Gallup Poll -
58% favor lowering the voting age to 18.
Sports -
The Los Angeles Rams’ Roman Gabriel is cast on an episode of “Ironside” - his
dramatic debut.

Week of April 1, 1970
Describing pitcher Denny McLain as a man duped “by his own gullibility and
avarice” into thinking he was buying into a bookmaking operation, baseball
commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspends McLain for a half-year.
Earl Monroe scores 32 points as the Baltimore Bullets defeat the Knicks 102-92 -
and making the semifinals even at two games apiece.
Radio news -
The FCC orders non-commercial WUHY-FM, serving Philadelphia to pay $100
for “indecent” programming.
Music news -
Saturday on ABC-TV - On “Get It Together” - Tommy Roe and the Moody Blues.
On “American Bandstand” - Lee Marvin, Oliver. Lee Marvin sings “Wandering
Star” from “Paint Your Wagon.’
The Everly Brothers and Johnny Cash team for a summer musical-variety series
on ABC.
The 5 th Dimension will star in a musical-variety special on CBS May 21. Peter
Max mod graphics will be featured. Guest will be Glen Campbell, Joey
Heatherton and Flip Wilson.
Hot Hits This Week -
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon &
Garfunkle
Let It Be - The Beatles
Instant Karma - John Ono Lennon
Love Grows (where my Rosemary
goes) - Edison Lighthouse
House of the Rising Sun - Frigid Pink
Come and Get It - Badfinger
Easy Come, Easy Go - Bobby
Sherman
The Rapper - Jaggerz
Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum
ABC - Jackson 5
Top albums this week -
Chicago
Wily and the Poor Boys - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Frijid Pink

Week of April 1,
1970
Morrison Hotel - The Doors
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Abbey Road - The Beatles
Led Zeppelin II
Easy Rider soundtrack
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon &
Garfunkel
Santana
Television news -
Daytime TV on NBC - “Life with Linkletter” -
a talkshow seen around noon.
The 42 nd annual Academy Awards this week
- on ABC-TV (see ad).
At the movies -
Paint Your Wagon
Patton
A Boy Named Charlie Brown
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?
Funny Girl
The Adventurers
2001: A Apace Odyssey
Airport
Funny Girl

Week of April 1, 1970
KHJ/Los Angeles - Is On Top Of The Ratings Still!

Week of April 1, 1970
More and more gas stations are offering lead-free fuel.

Week of April 1, 1970

Week of April 1, 1970