Milestones: Nov. 17, 1967

Married. Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr., 69, scion of one of New York's first families, journalistic gadabout, author of 27 books (Man of the World: My Life on Five Continents), mostly about himself; and Mrs. Mary Lou Bristol, 41, his sometime secretary; he for the seventh time, she for the second; in Reno.

Died. Gustav C. Hertz, 49, high ranking U.S. AID official kidnaped by the Viet Cong in Saigon in February 1965; reportedly of malaria; somewhere in Viet Nam. For almost three years his family, friends and the U.S. Government explored every channel, diplomatic and private, seeking his release. Last week his wife...

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