Milestones, Nov. 12, 1973

Married. Gaston Defferre, 63, mayor of Marseille and Socialist leader who ran for President against Charles de Gaulle in 1964-65; and Edmonde Charles-Roux, 51, novelist and former editor in chief of the French edition of Vogue (1954-66); he for the third time, she for the first; in Avignon, France.

Died. Robert McLaughlin, 65, playwright, short-story writer, novelist (The Walls of Heaven, The Notion of Sin), former McCall 's managing editor (1938-43) and a deft, wryly humorous TIME writer for more than two decades (1948-69); of cirrhosis of the liver; in Miami.

Died. Catherine Drinker Bowen, 76, stately, spirited patrician who found a large...

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