THE ADMINISTRATION: A Concentrated Drive

For three months the weaknesses and disunity of the U.S. Foreign Service have been under sharp scrutiny by the Secretary of State's Public Committee on Personnel, headed by Brown University's President Henry M. Wriston. Last week John Foster Dulles 1) published the Wriston Report, 2), ordered its recom mendations put into effect, and 3) appointed Charles Eskridge Saltzman, a Wriston committee member,* Under Secretary for Administration, with full authority to revamp the Foreign Service along the lines laid out by the committee.

Altered Outlook. The most glaring trouble in the State Department's personnel system, according to the Wriston committee,...

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