Milestones Mar. 8, 1999

CONVICTED. THE REV. HENRY LYONS, 57, president of the National Baptist Convention USA, one of the country's largest black denominations; of racketeering and grand theft; in Largo, Fla. Lyons swindled millions of dollars by selling fake mailing lists to corporations trying to peddle their products to convention members.

DIED. JOSE QUINTERO, 74, Panamanian-born Tony Award-winning theater director and founder of Circle in the Square, a group credited with sparking the off-Broadway movement; of cancer; in New York City. Quintero was best known for his devotion to the dramas of Eugene O'Neill. Often working with Jason Robards, Quintero directed more than...

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