THE ADMINISTRATION: Trouble at the Top

Above all others, there are two Government agencies which just must run well: the State and Defense Departments. State must try to save the peace. If it fails, Defense must be ready to fight and win the war. Last week, the U.S. public was told that these departments, using more men and money than the whole U.S. Government did 20 years ago, are like sleeping giants wound up in their own red tape.

The report came from a bipartisan commission, headed by 74-year-old Herbert Hoover, which has spent 16 months creeping in & out of the ponderous machinery of the U.S....

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