THE PRESIDENCY: Avalanche of Appointments

I FIND that up here on top of a mountain, it is easier for me to get on top of the job," remarked President Nixon as he enjoyed the splendid isolation of Camp David after winning reelection. His sojourn stretched on for 2½ weeks, longer than that of any President who has used the retreat, so long that Comedian Alan King drew laughs in his Las Vegas routine by suggesting that the whole point of the election had been "to send a boy to camp." Then, last week, the rumors rumbling down the mountainside...

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