Shifts State Department shifts, approved by the President and sent to the Senate last week for confirmation:

James Clement Dunn, 61, shrewd old pro of the foreign service (33 years), ambassador in Rome (1946-52) during the momentous 1948 elections which ended in a sound trouncing for the Communists (Dunn's work during the elections won him the State Department's Distinguished Service Award and an accolade from Secretary Dean Acheson): to become U.S. Ambassador to France, replacing David K. E. Bruce, recently appointed Under Secretary of State.

Ellsworth Bunker, 57, Manhattan businessman (board chairman, National Sugar Refining Co.) who went into the State...

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