Milestones Mar. 6, 2000

EXPELLED. JOSE IMPERATORI, 46, Cuban diplomat in Washington; because of alleged ties to an immigration official charged with spying for Havana. Imperatori had threatened a hunger strike to combat the "major slander" and clear his name, but the FBI moved swiftly to deport him on Saturday night.

PARDONED. PRESTON KING, 63, Georgia native who fled the U.S. in 1961 rather than enlist in the Army because an all-white draft board refused to call him "Mister" once it learned he was black; of draft evasion; by President Clinton. King told the draft board he would enlist if it addressed him with the...

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