National Affairs: Lodge & Dodge

This week President-Elect Eisenhower made his first two appointments. As his liaison men in effecting an orderly transfer of the presidency, he named two able men who had been his trusted aides on earlier missions.

His preinauguration observer for all Government departments except the Bureau of the Budget will be Massachusetts' Republican Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. Lodge, defeated for re-election last week by Democratic Representative John F. Kennedy, led the Eisenhower-for-President movement from its inception through its most difficult days. The new appointment heightened speculation that Cabot Lodge, 50, will get a key...

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