Named last week to important posts in the Eisenhower Administration:

GENERAL WALTER BEDELL SMITH, 57, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, to be Under Secretary of State. Neither a West Pointer nor a civilian college man, "Beedle" Smith came up from the enlisted ranks. He began as a private in the Indiana National Guard, was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in World War I, then climbed the Regular Army ladder until, in World War II, he was chief of staff to Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower. Blunt-spoken and incisive, he took the surrender...

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