Milestones, Dec. 9, 1974

Married. Bob Woodward, 31, Washington Post's investigative Watergate reporter; and Frances Barnard, 28, reporter for the Fort Worth Star Telegram; both for the second tune; in Washington, D.C. Woodward's enterprising colleague, Carl Bernstein, who only learned of the secret marriage with an hour to spare, provided boutonnieres niched from a hotel flowerpot. ∎ Died. Cornelius Ryan, 54, bestselling chronicler of World War II (The Longest Day, The Last Battle, A Bridge Too Far); of cancer; in Manhattan. Born in Dublin, Ryan studied the violin at the Irish Academy of Music before becoming...

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