Milestones Sep. 16, 1996

MARRIED. AMY CARTER, 28, daughter of former President Jimmy Carter, and James Wentzel, 27, a computer consultant at the University of New Orleans; outside Plains, Georgia.

SWORN IN. RUTH PERRY, 57, former Liberian Senator; as Liberia's head of state; in Monrovia. Perry, whose nomination was part of an accord to end six years of civil war, is modern Africa's first female head of state.

DIED. CHARLES KIRBO, 79, unassuming Georgia lawyer who was former President Jimmy Carter's one-man "Kitchen Cabinet" and closest friend; in Atlanta. Kirbo first aided Carter in 1962, when he successfully argued a ballot-stuffing case that nearly cheated...

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