Milestones, Mar. 1, 1971

Died. Belle Barth, 59, brass-voiced entertainer and doyenne of dirty ditties; of cancer; in Miami Beach. "I love children. I also love music," Miss Barth once said. "But since I couldn't read music, I couldn't teach it to children. So I thought I'd teach grown-ups a thing or two." Her fondness for forbidden words kept her in and out of courts on obscenity charges but did nothing to hurt her recordings, which sold in the millions and earned her the sobriquet "the female Lenny Bruce."

Died. Roger M. Kyes, 64, General Motors executive who served the Pentagon as Deputy Secretary of Defense...

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