Milestones: Aug. 10, 1970

Died. Louis E. Lomax, 47, black newsman (Chicago's American) and author (The Negro Revolt, When the Word Is Given) known for his evenhanded approach to race, who came down hard on black extremists and white segregationists; in an auto crash; near Santa Rosa, N. Mex.

Died. Sir John Barbirolli, 70, internationally famed conductor; of heart disease; in London. Barbirolli was only 37 when he was called upon to step into the retiring Arturo Toscanini's shoes at the New York Philharmonic; it was an impossible task, and he returned to England in 1943 to shape...

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