Milestones, Jun. 4, 1951

Died. George A. Richards, 62, stormy petrel of radio broadcasting, whose station license renewals in Cleveland, Detroit and Los Angeles are still pending with the Federal Communications Commission because of ex-employees' charges that he slanted news broadcasts, instructed commentators to speak only ill of Democrats, Jews and the Franklin Roosevelt family; of an arterial disease; in Detroit.

Died. Field Marshal Sir Thomas Albert Blarney, 67, Australia's top soldier, second Dominion man (after Jan Smuts) to attain field marshal rank; after long illness; in Melbourne. After a spell as Deputy Commander in Chief in the Middle East during World War II, he...

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