Milestones Jun. 28, 2004

INDICTED. DAVID PASSARO, 38, civilian contractor employed by the CIA; on assault charges, for allegedly beating an Afghan detainee who later died; in Raleigh, N.C. The four-count indictment, which carries a prison term of up to 40 years, is the first against a civilian in the prisoner-abuse investigations in Afghanistan and Iraq.

DIED. ROBERT TEETER, 65, gentlemanly but tough G.O.P. pollster; of cancer; in Ann Arbor, Mich. After a stint coaching football at his alma mater, Albion College, he helped guide the campaigns of four Republican Presidents, beginning with Richard Nixon in 1968. A pioneer in the use of focus...

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