PERSONALITY: The President's Man

Who is the last White House staff member to see the President at night? Who wakes him in the morning? Who spends more time with Richard Nixon than Henry Kissinger? Who is privy to the periods of presidential reflection during walks on the beach? Haldeman and Ehrlichman of the palace guard? Political Operatives Dent and Chotiner? No. The correct answer is Manuel ("Manolo") Sanchez, 41, the President's man, an ebullient Cuban refugee and family servant for nine years.

Manolo is always there: waiting by the buzzer in his third-floor White House apartment...

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