The Nation: The Presidential Cleanup Crew

WITH his top staff practically wiped out by scandal, President Nixon last week faced the grim problem of choosing replacements. To fill key posts, he needed aides in whom he had personal trust and whose integrity seemed invulnerable to challenge. To be his White House chief of staff, his Attorney General and his counsel, he selected three men who had already served him faithfully while avoiding the kind of animosity aroused by other Nixon aides. The trio:

GENERAL ALEXANDER MEIGS HAIG JR., 48, succeeds H.R. Haldeman as the man who runs the White...

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