Milestones Aug. 27, 2001

SUSPENDED. JOSEPH ELLIS, 57, Pulitzer-prizewinning history professor who regaled his students with fabricated tales about his combat experiences in Vietnam; for one year without pay from his teaching post at Mount Holyoke College; in South Hadley, Mass. Ellis, author of such popular works as Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, issued a formal apology in June after the Boston Globe reported he had never served overseas. He must relinquish his endowed chair.

SUSPENDED. PETER BART, 69, Hollywood influence monger and former producer; from his post as editor of Variety, the entertainment industry's most powerful trade publication. Its owner, Cahners Business Information, said...

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