Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Harriett Woods Urges One-Gender Politicking

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Harriett Woods Urges One-Gender Politicking

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SEXUAL MATTERS: Twice-unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidate Harriett Woods recently reminded members of the Missouri Women's Political Caucus that its members should devote "time and financial assets to helping women only, even when worthy men are running," dutifully reports the caucus' latest metro St. Louis newsletter. Woods, a Democrat, lost Senate races to John Danforth in 1982 and to Kit Bond in 1986. . . .

During the Mid-Continent Dental Congress this week, delegates will hear a lecture Saturday at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel titled "Better sex in seven weeks." The lecturer is Dr. Domeena C. Renshaw, whose discussion is described as follows: "The barriers to, and the benefits of intimacy will be explored in this workshop with explicit audiovisuals." . . .

Then, Emerson Electric hosted its annual corporate planning conference last Wednesday-Saturday at which top managers convened at Emerson's conference center 50 miles north of St. Louis. They and their spouses attended a private St. Louis Symphony concert, and about 30 spouses attended a lecture by none other than sexologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer. PEOPLE IN PLACES: Both Bob Baer of United Van Lines and Sam Fox of The Harbour Group have been approached to become members of Civic Progress, according to an insider. . . . New two you: Tricia Lee of New Lady Fitness and Dave Caito, the manufacturer, who pulled up steaks at Joseph's Italian Cafe in Kirkwood Saturday night. The big news at Joseph's is that entertainer/thrush DiAnne Myers has been signed to occupy the spotlight on Friday nights. . . Post-Dispatch sports staffer Joe Whittington, a '66 alumnus of Sam Houston State in Huntsville, Texas, has been paged to accept the university's Distinguished Journalist Award. . . . It's double-the-fun for Lise and Patrick Long of Sam's St. Louis Steakhouse, who became parents of twins - Barbara and Allison. . . . "Growing grass in the shade" is the title of a feature in the current issue of Southern Living in which our town's George Robinson is lauded for his local lawn expertise. Made for the shade, sun, traffic and St. …

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