THE ADMINISTRATION: A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Part of the heavy traffic at the White House last week was men of prominence turning down big Government jobs.

First there was Robert A. Lovett, onetime Under Secretary of State, who dropped in to tell the President he could not accept appointment as chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Council in London. Banker Lovett (Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.) explained that his health would not permit a return to Government harness. Then came ex-Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson. Baffled after 5½ months of searching for a good man to be chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, the President...

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