Milestones Dec. 17, 2001

RESIGNED. PAT ROBERTSON, 71, evangelist broadcaster and onetime presidential candidate; as president of the Christian Coalition, the once powerful but now faltering right-wing political group he founded in 1989; in Washington. Robertson plans to devote more attention to his 35-year-old TV show The 700 Club and to the international expansion of his Christian Broadcasting Network.

CHARGED. CLAYTON LEE WAAGNER, 45, antiabortion fanatic and one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives; with illegal possession of a firearm as a convicted felon; in Springdale, Ohio. A father of nine, Waagner claims to have mailed some 550 hoax anthrax letters to about 280...

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