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By BONNIE AIKMAN Another mystery-birthday person- I ality looms large this week with one of the area’s longest-running local television stars. And our most gen erous—and only—clue to the identity of the young charmer at right is that next Thursday is not only his birthday, but that of his favorite TV sidekick as well. For a double identi fication, check this column next week. *♦ * ♦ INAUGURAL NOTE. WTTG-s's new Time for Politics series is right in step with Washington s current major event. Next Friday’s topic will be "Historical Inaugurals” and will headline the major accomplishments of some former Presidents and offer a forecast of the Kennedy adminis tration. This latest series, sponsored by the Greater Washington Educa tional Television Association, is titled "The American Presidency” and is narrated by Dean Brundage of the University of Virginia. Air time, 11 a.m. ** * • OUR BOY. Philip Bosco, talented young veteran of Catholic Univer sity and Arena Stage, joins the TV drama circuit Wednesday in "Pris oner of Zenda" on the Show of the Month <8:30 p.m., WTOP-9>. Phil was seen here most recently in “Two for the Seesaw," Candlelight thea ter’s final production last summer. * * * * ADD LOCAL TALENT. And quite a bit of it at that, will be among the headliners today on the Original Amateur Hour <5:00, WTOP-9>. An Alexandria dance group. “The Beau ty Dots,” will compete in the pro gram's annual National Amateur Championship contest together with 52 The Sunday Star TV Magazine, Washington, D C., January 15, 1961 BIRTHDAY BOY Next Thursday is the birthday of this local TV star, shown here with his mother Recognize him? Acrobatic Dancer Patricia Thomp son of the District. ** * * A PREMIERE. Also recommended this Sunday is the first program in WRC-4's World Concert Series, a run originally set for last fall. Show time. 2:30 p.m. ** * • TWO NEW ONES. A pair of new comers have joined Washington’s local TV fraternity. They are Ed Meyer, who becomes the fifth mem ber of Channel 7’s news department, and George Wilson, announcer at Channel 5. Ed is the former news director at station WGH in Newport News. Va.. and before that worked with the Associated Press in Near York City. George was most recently with WSYR-AM television, also in New York Both men. in their 30’s, are married.