Milestones, Dec. 29, 1952

Divorced. By Lady Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton, 44, cousin of Britain's Queen Mother Elizabeth: Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton of Scotland, 43, brother of the Duke of Hamilton; after 21 years of marriage, four children; in Edinburgh.

Died. Robert Henry Best, 56, South Carolina-born newspaperman and longtime (1923-41) United Press correspondent in Vienna, who turned traitor during World War II, was tried and sentenced to life imprisonment in 1948 (TIME, July 12, 1948) for broadcasting Nazi propaganda from Berlin (sample: "I hope that Europe will demand the life of one Jew for every European who dies in...

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