Milestones Aug. 21, 1995

ARRESTED. JAMIL ABDULLAH AL-AMIN, 51, ex-Black Panther leader formerly known as H. Rap Brown; on weapons and assault charges; in Atlanta. The leader of Atlanta's Community Mosque, Al-Amin was identified as the gunman in a shooting outside a grocery he owns. He pleaded not guilty.

DIED. DAVID BEGELMAN, 73, film producer; of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; in Los Angeles. Though Begelman was president of Columbia Pictures during a flush period in the '70s (his tenure produced hits like Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Shampoo), he risked it all by becoming a check forger. Yet such was Hollywood's awe...

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