Milestones, Nov. 14, 1955

Died. Owen E. Brennan, 45, New Orleans restaurateur, owner of Brennan's Vieux Carre restaurant (a three-hour breakfast at $9.45), and the Latin Quarter landmark across the street, the Old Absinthe House (founded c. 1805); of a heart attack; in New Orleans.

Died. Dale Carnegie, 66, kingpin self-help author (How to Win Friends and Influence People, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living), founder of the Dale Carnegie Institute ("courses in Effective Speaking, Leadership Training and Human Relations"); of uremia; in New York City. As a $2-an-evening Y.M.C.A. public-speaking teacher in Manhattan, Carnegie discovered that what his students really wanted to learn...

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