The Nation: Perfectly Clear Dept.

Even the mistakes had mistakes at the Western White House last week.

First came the announcement of the names of 25 members of the National Voluntary Service Advisory Council, a group which counsels Action, an umbrella agency for federal voluntary social service organizations. At the top of the list was the name of Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, designated "temporary chair woman." And, yes, it seemed she was to be paid the standard Government consulting fee of $138.48 per working day.

A terrible mistake, Deputy Press Secretary Gerald Warren declared two days later. The White...

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