Milestones, Apr. 5, 1971

Married. Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, 22, only son of former Arkansas Governor Winthrop Rockefeller and his first wife Barbara ("Bobo") Sears; and Deborah Cluett Sage, 20, blonde London socialite; both for the first time; in an Episcopal ceremony in Williamsburg, Va.

Died. Michael Field, 56, food expert and writer on the art of cooking; of a heart attack; in Manhattan. A successful concert pianist with a passion for cooking, Field started a culinary school and in 1964 turned his full attention to classic cuisine. He produced a series of literate cookbooks and debunked such myths as the need to wash mushrooms, devein shrimp...

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