Business: NEW MODEL AT G.M.

Fred Donner, the new boss of General Motors, has seldom spoken for publication in his 32 years at G.M., has operated as a financial expert as quietly as he lived—in a modest, middle-class home in Port Washington, Long Island, the type he could buy with about four weeks' salary. Last week, in the first interview since he was named G.M. chairman, Donner spelled out his ideas to TIME Correspondent George Bookman with thin-lipped determination to let people know that he is far more than a mere book balancer, hopes to prove that he is as forceful a personality as his predecessor,...

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