The Cabinet: Nickel's Headaches

You have to understand how a moose thinks. You can't tell a moose to change his habits.

This observation was made by a Congressman opposed to a plan to open up the flatlands of Alaska's Kenai Moose Range for oil prospecting, an activity that would surely drive the moose into nearby mountains. The remark would not be very important except that it was aimed at Alaska Governor Walter Hickel, 49, who tried last summer to open the oil-rich range to the oil industry. This week Hickel, who is Richard Nixon's nominee for Secretary...

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