Milestones, Mar. 29, 1971

Died. Thomas E. Dewey, 68, three-term Governor of New York and twice a Republican presidential nominee (see THE NATION).

Died. Leland Hayward, 68, flamboyant Broadway producer; of a stroke; in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Hayward's career began in the 1920s, when he produced some 20 feature films. "They stunk," he said, and people agreed. In the mid-'20s, a nightclub owner wished aloud that he had an attraction "like the Astaires," adding that he would pay $4,000 for them. Hayward promptly turned agent and arranged the deal. "I decided this was my line of work," he...

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