No-Shows: The Case of the Missing Candidates 

The Big Unit (i.e., Mayor Willie Herenton) hasn't been the only absentee from candidate cattle calls this year. Two major contenders for council seats have been conspicuous absentees, as well. Call Sergeant Preston. Or Boston Blackie. Somebody alert the Coasters! We’ve picked up the trail, and, by golly, we’ll find ‘em!

For solid clues, go to ”Political Beat”.

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