Nation: Playing All the Bases

Since the Feb. 28 departure of McGeorge Bundy to the Ford Foundation, White House watchers have been curious about whether the President would name one man to replace Bundy in the well-publicized position of Special Assistant for National Security Affairs. Last week the President made it clear that he has no intention of offering Bundy's spotlight to any one man. At what he called a "regular, impromptu, unannounced, hurried-up press conference," he announced the appointment of two new White House aides.

To join his staff as the $30,000-a-year secretary to the Cabinet, Johnson...

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