Foreign News: They Called Him Cassandra

The master-economist . . . must be mathematician, historian, statesman, philosopher. . . . He must understand symbols and speak in words. . . . He must study the present in the light of the past for the purposes of the future.

As it must to all men, Death came last week to the softspoken, knife-witted, twinkle-eyed author of this definition, himself a master-economist. John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes of Tilton, 62, died of heart disease on Easter Day at his manor of Tilton, Sussex. He had just returned from setting up the World...