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L. Brent Bozell, a former speech writer for retired Sens. Joseph McCarthy a

April 20, 1997 GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) _ L. Brent Bozell, a former speech writer 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.

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Bozell was born in Omaha, Neb., and received a law degree from Yale. He became a speech writer 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.

David H. Elwyn

NEW YORK (AP) _ David H. Elwyn, a biochemist who formulated ways to nourish critical ill people unable to feed themselves, died of lymphoma on April 6 in Tarrytown. He was 77.

Before Elwyn and other researchers took up the challenge, patients too sick to ingest food had to be kept alive with a glucose solution. But the glucose solution did not provide all the necessary nutrients and caused patients to waste away.

Elwyn and other researchers devised nutritive cocktails of fats, amino acids and other ingredients that were the equivalent of a normal meal and could sustain the body through times of crisis.

He worked at Harvard Medical School, the University of Illinois, Mount Sinai Medical School, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, from which he retired in 1987.

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.