The New Administration: Filling More Jobs

As Richard Nixon labored over his inaugural address last week, a group of three top aides headed by Attorney General-designate John Mitchell carried on with the task of screening candidates for the 6,500 jobs within the President-elect's gift. Some choices:

> Publisher Walter Annenberg (the Philadelphia Inquirer, TV Guide, the Daily Racing Form), 60, will reportedly get the prized job of Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. The London appointment has often gone to a wealthy campaign supporter—to Joseph Kennedy under F.D.R., to John Hay Whitney under Eisenhower—and Annenberg fills...

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