The Administration: Calling the Handyman

One of the strongest threads in the fabric of President Johnson's Administration winds back to the New and Fair Deal days of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman. Those years yielded in time a national unity on matters of foreign commitments and domestic crises that knit President and populace in almost runproof harmony. Though it is frayed today by dissent over Viet Nam, Johnson would like nothing better than to reknit the cloth of American purpose. Last week he seized an opportunity to do so. To succeed Robert McNamara as Secretary of Defense,...

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