Nation: You Learn As You Go

Of all the riders on the New Frontier, none sits taller in the saddle, spurs his job harder or shoots from the hip quicker than Arizona's Stewart Udall, 41, the athletic Secretary of the Interior. In his office by around 7:30 each morning, Udall puts in a twelve-hour day, manages to ruffle a good many feelings throughout Washington in the process. Less than a month after taking office, Udall frankly stated that he would play politics "to the hilt." He annoyed Capitol Hill by stating publicly that he had twisted congressional arms to help...

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