The Administration: Anchors Aweigh

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara recently advised President Kennedy to demand the resignation of Navy Secretary Fred Korth. At 7:30 o'clock on the morning of Oct. 1 1, Korth had breakfast with McNamara, returned to his office, paced back and forth, told an aide he was "mad enough to resign." At 4:30 p.m., Korth was in the White House, resignation in hand. Last week the White House made it public—but did not reveal that Korth had, in fact, been fired.

No Regrets. Also released was the text of a brief note in which Kennedy thanked Korth...

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