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What In The World!
October 6, 1968
Kokomo Tribune
Kokomo, Indiana

Papa Cowsill in the middle

The Cowsill Rebellion Bud Cowsill, former Navy career man and "baby sitter and governor" of The Cowsills, a hit recording group, is the one who doesn't sing - and what's more, he's an old-fashioned disciplinarian father. Did any of the kids every rebel? "Every day. I don't think we'd be here if they didn't a little." Any ever threaten to leave? "Only me. I threaten," he says. But all seven have thrived, with no generation gap because firmness is tempered with "square words like love, understanding , communication." Dick, 18, and now in the Army, backs up his father, "Why else am I here taping with them when I'm on leave?"

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