People: Jan. 20, 1961

In the last days of the expiring Eisenhower Administration, high-ranking Republicans were demonstrating mountain-goat agility in a last-minute scramble for new spots:

Presidential Press Secretary James C. Hagerty, 51, landed nimbly in the American Broadcasting Co. as vice president in charge of news and public affairs, a position worth an estimated $50,000 a year—or $29,000 more than Hagerty's White House remuneration.

Budget Bureau Director Maurice H. Stans will take over the Firstamerica Corp., a bank holding company controlling 24 banks in eleven Western states.

USIA Director George V. Allen was already lecture-touring the South...

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