THE ADMINISTRATION: Interior Redecorated

As a conference on federal public-works activities came to an end in the President's office, Dwight Eisenhower asked Fred Seaton to stay for a while. Presidential Aide Seaton had been rounding up names of potential nominees for Secre tary of the Interior, and now the President had made up his mind. His choice was a man who had never been mentioned in public speculation about the job. The name: Fred Seaton. Said Seaton last week, after the appointment was announced: "The White House roof fell in on me."

The appointment of Political Diplomat Seaton (see box) to the politically hot...

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