Milestones, Oct. 8, 1979

ILL. Mamie Eisenhower, 82, widow of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, after suffering a stroke in her Gettysburg, Pa., home and being rushed to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Frail and bedridden for several months, the former First Lady is reported to have "some loss of function" in her right side and difficulty forming sentences.

ILL. Rose Kennedy, 89, matriarch of the Kennedy clan; after undergoing surgery to repair an intestinal hernia; in Boston. "The operation went well," her physician reported. "She's a tough old gal. She was swimming just two...

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