National Affairs: SHIFTS AT STATE

Dean Acheson last week strengthened his State Department by choosing a new team of top-level aides. The nominees:

David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce, to be Under Secretary of State, replacing James E. Webb.

Born: Baltimore 1898, son of the late U.S. Senator William Cabell Bruce.

Educated: Princeton, Law Schools of University of Maryland and University of Virginia.

Career: 2nd lieutenant Field Artillery, in World War I. While in private law practice, served a term in the Maryland legislature. Foreign Service officer, 1925-27. Spent next dozen years running his 4,000-acre estate in Virginia, sitting on a score of corporation boards, serving in Virginia legislature. During World War...

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