TV HOST TAKES A BEATING

Published: Wednesday, April 26 1989 12:00 a.m. MDT

Three youths attacked Morton Downey Jr. in an airport bathroom, cutting off some of his hair and painting a swastika on his head, said the controversial TV talk show host. "They sieg heiled me when they left," Downey told television station KOFY after Monday night's incident at San Francisco International Airport. "I think I kicked one of them," Downey said. "At least I hope I did." Ed Walsh, KOFY's news assignment editor, said only a small portion of Downey's hair was cut. "It looks like something a little kid would do to another little kid," he said.

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