Milestones, Oct. 17, 1960

Born. To Hollywood Producer-Director Otto Preminger, 53, recently back from shooting a film version of Leon Uris' best-selling novel Exodus in Israel and Cyprus; and his third wife Patricia, 29, his onetime movie costume coordinator, whom he married last March: twins; in Manhattan. Names: Victoria and Mark.

Died. Joseph Nye Welch, 69, Iowa-born Boston barrister who on coast-tocoast TV gently and repeatedly needled the late Senator Joseph McCarthy into fury during the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings; of a heart attack; in Hyannis, Mass. Seventh and youngest child of English immigrants, Republican Welch worked his...

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