THE PRESIDENCY: Reorganization Man

Without fanfare, the President walked out of his office one day last week, got into his car and went over the river to Virginia on his first business visit to the Pentagon in five years. There, around a T-shaped table, he conferred for 2½ hours with Defense Secretary Neil McElroy and 15 top civilian and military defense officials: Topic: Pentagon reorganization.

Among those present was a new military-civilian team mustered by McElroy last week to serve in effect as management consultants — the Air Force's General Nathan Twining, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Admiral Arthur Radford and Army...

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