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Kids Hoot Owl Newspaper #213081

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 30, 1971
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(Studio) Arlington, Texas, Seven Seas amusement project questioned by local newspaper.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Arlington, Texas) ["Hoot Owl" Newspaper Sports Editor, 12 year old Tom O'HARA - asks could Seven Seas area be better used for stadium parking?] [Mayor Tom VANDERGRIFF - could use land for that purpose.] ["Hoot Owl" Managing Editor, 7 year old Joe EDWARDS - rather walk in woods in area than go to Seven Seas.] [VANDERGRIFF - woods nearby.] Mayor not sure how handle kid power. [VANDERGRIFF - don't pull any punches; completely honest; no pretense.] "Hoot Owl" newspaper run by kids for kids. [Unidentified KIDS - doesn't use fancy words to explain simple things.] "Hoot Owl" gets historic cabin moved free after other newspapers failed; establishes own movie rating system. [Theater Manager Lynn WARDEN - notes parents want to know "Hoot Owl" rating.] ["Hoot Owl" Feature Editor Sarah CUNNINGHAM - no "G" rated movies up 30%.] ["Hoot Owl" National Editor Brenda GOLDFUSS - going take apts. "no Pets, no Children" rules to court] Circulation up to 15,000 in 31 states. [Adult Sponsor Dane EDWARDS - says kids usually undersold, be given chance to explore selves; kids write in, wanting to be part of it. Principles cause kids to reject cereal company advertising, don't feel cereal nutritious.] [Unidentified "Hoot Owl" subscriber - like little paper best.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) "Hoot Owl" doesn't take adult subscribers.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger

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