National Affairs: Appointments

The White House last week announced these appointments:

¶ As liaison man between the departments and the President, with the title of administrative assistant: Val Peterson, 49, three-time governor of Nebraska. Peterson was first headed for New Delhi as U.S. Ambassador, but the assignment soured in the face of vociferous opposition from Nebraska's Republican Senator Hugh Butler, a bitter political enemy, and his newly elected colleague from Nebraska, Senator Dwight Griswold. The new job does not require Senate approval.

¶ To be deputy to U.N. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge: James Jeremiah Wadsworth, 47. A...

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