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L. Brent Bozell, a former speechwriter for retired Sens. Joseph McCarthy an

April 19, 1997

WASHINGTON (AP) _ L. Brent Bozell, a former speechwriter for retired Sens. Joseph McCarthy and Barry Goldwater and founder of the conservative Catholic journal Triumph, died of pneumonia Tuesday. He was 71.

Bozell founded Triumph in 1966 to counter what he described as the ``almost exclusively left-wing accents″ of the Catholic Church.

He also involved himself in other conservative efforts and helped organize the first anti-abortion march on Washington in June 1970; he was arrested during the event and later given a six-month suspended sentence.

Bozell was born in Omaha, Neb., and received a law degree from Yale. He became a speechwriter for McCarthy, a Wisconsin Republican, in 1954.

One of several books Bozell wrote was ``McCarthy and His Enemies,″ a collaboration with his brother-in-law, William F. Buckley Jr.

Bozell helped write speeches for Goldwater during the Arizona Republican’s 1964 presidential campaign and was the ghost writer for the senator’s book.

Michael J. Fenello

EUSTIS, Fla. (AP) _ Michael J. Fenello, a former deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, died of cancer Wednesday. He was 81.

He began his career as a pilot for Eastern Airlines in 1942. Fenello became active in the pilots’ union and eventually became director of flight agreements-crew utilization in New York. He later was promoted to director of administration-flight in Miami.

In 1968, he began running Eastern’s operations center. Among his assignments was developing and implementing security methods to prevent hijackings. He left Eastern in 1981, and was appointed deputy administrator of the FAA a week later. He left in 1983 and worked as a consultant.

He was on the advisory board of the Air and Space Museum in Washington.

Dorothy Frooks

NEW YORK (AP) _ Dorothy Frooks, a lawyer and outspoken advocate for children and women whose newspaper column was supplanted by Eleanor Roosevelt, died Sunday. She was believed to be about 95.

In the early 1920s, Miss Frooks was known as the first full-time lawyer for the Salvation Army, setting up free legal clinics. She was a strong supporter of aid to children.

She was served as chief yeoman in the Navy in World War I and as a judge advocate in the Army in World War II.

Miss Frooks taught school in Puerto Rico, ran a flying school, wrote for The New York World newspaper and founded The Murray Hill News. She also ran repeatedly for Congress.

Her column in The World was canceled in 1932 and replaced with the writings of Mrs. Roosevelt.

Miss Frooks obscured her age, writing in her book, ``Lady Lawyer,″ that she was ``almost 17″ in January 1918. She was married in 1986 and is survived by her husband, Jay P. Vanderbilt.

Manuel Gonzalez Guerra

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) _ Manuel Gonzalez Guerra, the president of Cuba’s Olympic Committee, died Friday in Havana, Cuba, less than two months after heart surgery. He was 83.

Gonzalez Guerra, regarded as one of the leaders of amateur baseball in Cuba, was an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee.

Puerto Rican Olympic official Hector Francisco Cardona said he learned of Gonzalez Guerra’s death in a telephone call from Cuban sports officials.

Gonzalez Guerra had suffered health problems for months and underwent open-heart surgery in March in Mexico.

Russell Irvin Havourd

TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) _ Russell Irvin Havourd, a newsman who spent 15 years at The Hartford Courant and nearly a decade at the Journal Inquirer in Manchester, died Thursday of cancer. He was 53.

He joined the Journal Inquirer in 1988, holding various supervisory and layout duties. He started a sports card shop and wrote a weekly sports card column, ``Cardboard Dreams,″ for the newspaper.

At the Courant, he was variously Connecticut editor, sports copy desk chief and a features editor.


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