Nation: Who's HEW

The "so-and-so" who replaced Abraham Ribicoff at HEW turned out to be a surprise: Cleveland Mayor Anthony Celebrezze, 51, the first Italian-American ever appointed to the Cabinet. While the Washington press corps fruitlessly speculated about other possibilities, the White House was trying desperately to reach Celebrezze at his vacation retreat in Canada, did not get him until the day before the appointment was announced in Hyannisport. Said Celebrezze after his appointment: "Where is there a better place that a poor boy from the slums could go?"

Though Celebrezze (pronounced sell-uh-breezy) is practically unknown nationally, he is well known in Ohio, where he...

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