THE ADMINISTRATION: Budget Boss

Resigned last week: Percival F. (for Flack) Brundage, 65, earnest, tightfisted director of the Budget Bureau since April 1956. Lest it be concluded that his quitting was prompted by disagreement with the Eisenhower Administration's handling of the recession, Percy Brundage, in his letter to the President, explained that "my immediate predecessors set an example of resigning after a few years to give opportunity for administration to others with a fresh viewpoint. Since I have now served somewhat longer than either of them [i.e., Joseph Dodge. Rowland Hughes] and since I must attend to some personal matters that have been neglected,...

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