Milestones, Sep. 27, 1976

Married. W.C. Fields III, 32, assistant United States Attorney; and Linda Weibach, 26, his former secretary; in the City of Brotherly Love, which his late grandfather, the curmudgeonly film comedian, loved to twit—as in the epitaph he wrote for his tombstone: "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia."

Died. Charles P. Gorry, 64, Associated Press photographer who covered every U.S. President from Franklin Roosevelt to Gerald Ford; of a heart attack; in Arlington, Va. Gorry's 1964 picture of Lyndon Johnson lifting his pet beagle by the ears drew howls of protest from dog...

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