Milestones, Feb. 21, 1972

Died. Diana Cooper DeBakey, 62, wife of Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, the pioneer in cardiac surgery and transplants; of a heart attack; in Houston.


Died. Llewellyn Thompson, 67, diplomat and Kremlinologist; of cancer; in Bethesda, Md. Thompson made deft use of two valuable assets: patience and a thorough knowledge of his opponent. The career Foreign Service officer successfully negotiated the Austrian State Treaty with the Russians, ending Austria's postwar occupation, and the Trieste settlement resolving the Italian-Yugoslav dispute over the Adriatic seaport. His two tours as Ambassador to Moscow (1957-62 and 1967-69) covered some explosive moments in U.S.-Soviet relations, including the U-2...

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