Milestones, Jan. 7, 1974

Died. Philip Rahv, 64, Russian-born literary critic who helped found, in 1934, and edit, until 1969, the leftist literary-political magazine Partisan Review; following a brief illness; in Cambridge, Mass. A professor of English at Brandeis University since 1957, Rahv was the author of three collections of essays, most notably Literature and the Sixth Sense (1969).

Died. Gerard Peter Kuiper, 68, astronomer and director of the unmanned Ranger lunar photographic missions that helped pinpoint landing sites for the Apollo moon shots; of a heart attack; in Mexico City. As a director of the University of Chicago's Yerkes Observatory, he made a number of...

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