Nation: The Men Lyndon Likes

The new President of the U.S. received his Washington rearing under the New and Fair Deals, not the New Frontier—and he counts among his most valued advisers some who have been considered rather old-hat during the past three years.

Among these are such elder statesmen as Dean Acheson, 70, to whose acerbic tongue Kennedy liked to listen —but whose advice he did not often accept. Then there are Benjamin Cohen, 69, Thomas ("Tommy the Cork") Corcoran, 62, legal-eagle wheeler-dealers of the early New Deal days, and James H. Rowe, 54, now a Washington law...

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