Milestones, Feb. 8, 1954

Died. Emanuel Hirsch Bloch, 52, longtime attorney for Communist causes, who defended Atom Spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, later said in a speech at their funeral: "I place the murder of the Rosenbergs at the door of President Eisenhower, Mr. Brownell and J. Edgar Hoover"; of a coronary occlusion; in-his Manhattan apartment.

Died. Manabendra Nath Roy, 61, onetime member of the Moscow Soviet and a leading member of the Comintern's Second Congress (1920), later (1929) expelled from the party for right-wing deviationism; of cerebral thrombosis; at Dehra Dun, India.

Died. Edwin Howard Armstrong, 63,...

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