Milestones Apr. 14, 1997

RECUPERATING. WALTER CRONKITE, 80, venerable anchorman; from quadruple-bypass heart surgery; in New York City.

DIED. NANCY WOODHULL, 52, journalistic champion of women; of cancer; in Pittsford, New York. Beginning as a newspaper reporter, she rose through the ranks to become president of Gannett News Service, a founding editor of USA Today and editor in chief of Time Warner's Southern Progress Corp., where she supervised five magazines. While shattering the glass ceiling herself, she never stopped being a forceful advocate of equality for women and minorities in the media.

DIED. JUDY FLANNERY, 57, champion triathlete; struck and killed by an automobile while...

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