Milestones, Nov. 6, 1978

DIVORCED. John D. Ehrlichman, 53, author (The Company) and White House domestic affairs chief under Richard Nixon; and Jeanne Ehrlichman, 51; after 29 years of marriage; in Santa Fe, N. Mex.

DIED. Maybelle Carter, 69, matriarch of country music's Carter family; of Parkinson's disease; in Madison, Tenn. Formed in 1927, the Carter Family trio achieved lasting success by recording such traditional folk songs as Wildwood Flower and Will the Circle Be Unbroken, with member Maybelle becoming celebrated for her alto voice as well as her unique guitar and autoharp licks. When the group disbanded in 1943, Carter started out anew with her...

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