MILESTONES: Milestones, Feb. 23, 1953

Died. Clark Lee, 46, war correspondent and author (They Call It Pacific, One Last Look Around), who escaped from Corregidor, covered the Pacific war from start to finish before turning free lance and settling down on Monterey peninsula with his wealthy wife, Hawaiian Princess Liliuokalani Kawananakoa (granddaughter of the late Queen Liliuokalani); of a heart attack; in Pebble Beach, Calif.

Died. Lev Zakharovich Mekhlis, 64, one of two Jews* holding top-ranking posts in the U.S.S.R.; reportedly of a heart attack. A longtime Stalin favorite, he was a veteran revolutionist, editor of Pravda,...

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