The Administration: New Man at the U.N.

Within hours after Adlai Stevenson's death, President Johnson asked his advisers to begin compiling a list of candidates for the U.N. ambassador's post. Names were submitted by the dozen. But almost from the first, the President knew whom he wanted: Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, 56, former Secretary of Labor, who is short on foreign-affairs experience but impressively long on practice in the rough-and-tumble diplomacy of labor negotiations.

"Very Troubled." Getting Goldberg to step down from the Supreme Court was easier said than done, and the President started with his softest sell. By coincidence, Goldberg already had a White House...

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