National Affairs: Men & Jobs

Hoping to finish selecting the general staff of his Administration before he took off for Korea, Dwight Eisenhower spent long hours last week matching men and jobs. He talked it over with most of the candidates himself, conferred frequently with an impromptu personnel selection board headed by Herbert Brownell, who is to be Ike's Attorney General. Out of their deliberations came a dozen more appointments, which underscored the whole character of Ike's team: internationally minded and progressive in foreign affairs, middle-of-the-road to conservative on domestic issues, with a heavy leavening of businessmen,...

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