Milestones, Mar. 19, 1979

SEEKING DIVORCE. Willy Brandt, 65, former Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74) and 1971 Nobel Peace Prize recipient; and Rut Hansen Brandt, 58; after 31 years of marriage, three sons; in Bonn.

DIED. John H. Knowles, 52, president of the Rockefeller Foundation and outspoken critic of the American medical profession and U.S. health care policies; of cancer of the pancreas; in Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital, where he once served as general director for ten years. Knowles interned and later specialized in respiratory diseases at Mass. General, and in 1962, at age 35, he was named head of the 1,084-bed teaching hospital, the youngest...

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