Milestones, May 7, 1973

Died. Whit Burnett, 73, co-founder and editor of Story magazine; of a heart attack; in Norwalk, Conn. In 1931 Burnett and his first wife, Martha Foley, mimeographed 75 copies of an anthology of short stories written by themselves and friends. The issue drew immediate critical approval. With Burnett as editor and later his second wife, Hallie, as assistant, Story survived 40 years and was first to publish the short stories of William Saroyan, Norman Mailer and Truman Capote.

Died. George E. Allen, 77, White House good-humor man in three administrations; of a heart attack;...

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