Nation: Back on the Hustings

"It's a department of dirty water, dirty air and dirty looks. I feel sorry for the so-and-so who is going to take my place." So last week said Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Abraham Ribicoff, referring at a lively Washington party to the post he was about to resign. The first Cabinet member to be appointed by Kennedy, Ribicoff was also the first to leave. He was not exactly bitter, but he was glad to be getting back to what he likes best. "I like the challenge of elective office." he told a Connecticut TV audience. "I want to be...

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